Senior Scientist (f/m/d) Lung Therapeutics

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Design. Progress. Together.

CureVac AG is a global biopharmaceutical company researching and developing novel drugs based on the natural molecule Messenger RNA (mRNA). Our focus is on prophylactic vaccines, innovative cancer immunotherapies and protein-based therapies. Currently, about 500 RNA people are striving to achieve our main goal: To bring multiple best-in-class mRNA drugs to market. To strengthen our team in Tübingen near Stuttgart, we are currently looking to recruit a

Senior Scientist (f/m/d) Lung Therapeutics
Kennziffer: 5401-2101

Your responsibilities:

  • Plan and conduct experiments to validate novel mRNA-based therapeutics
  • Direct research activities to assess novel approaches in the field of pulmonology
  • Independently draft protocols, SOPs and technical reports
  • Communicate data to internal and external stakeholders

Your qualifications:

  • PhD in Life Science, Molecular Biology, or in a similar field is required
  • Strong background in the field of respiratory diseases; solid immunology background
  • Vast knowledge of respiratory disease animal models
  • Proven experience with the generation of lung organoids and precision-cut lung slices
  • At least 2 years of independent research experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry, or as an academic postdoctoral fellow
  • Hands-on experience with cell culture and FACS
  • Deep understanding of different transfection methods and delivery systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the current molecular biology techniques
  • Experience working in an industry setting is an asset
  • Excellent team spirit, communication and presentation skills
  • FELASA B qualification
  • Fluency in English is a must

With much passion and sense of responsibility, we work together on the medical revolution. We pride ourselves on maintaining an honest and trusting relationship with each other which is characterized by openness to new ideas and continuous progress. Mutual respect, reliability and personal initiative are self-evident for us.

Design your future with us – become part of the RNA people!   

We look forward to receiving your application via our CareerPortal.

CureVac AG

Human Resources
Ms. Alba Ardito
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen