Senior Clinical Scientist (Translational Medicine Expert) (f/m/d)

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, all RNA people are striving to achieve our main goal: To bring multiple best-in-class mRNA drugs to market.


To strengthen our team in the Rhine-Main area, we are currently looking to recruit a


Senior Clinical Scientist (Translational Medicine Expert) (f/m/d)

Your responsibilities:


  • Define clinical strategies to demonstrate clinical MoA and PoC based on biomarker, immunomonitoring, and pharmacodynamics programs
  • Plan and supervise high quality and state of the art clinical immunomonitoring/ biomarker programs to enable projects to achieve clinical milestones  
  • Bridge clinical development to pre-clinical research to understand MoA of drugs and support scientific rationale for clinical studies 
  • Write immunomonitoring/ biomarker plans as part of clinical development plans 
  • Discuss plans and data with external experts and integrate their advice to achieve and maintain excellence in the field
  • Provide analysis, interpretation and integration of immunomonitoring/ biomarker data into regulatory documents/ study reports and  publications 
  • Preparing presentations of immunomonitoring/ biomarker results for scientific conferences, stakeholder meetings and advisory boards 
  • Providing relevant sections for clinical trial protocols, IB, briefing books for meetings with regulatory agencies, Statistical analysis Plan and CSR; other documents for the clinical development group as required
  • Co-accountability for bringing compounds across all therapeutic areas from preclinical research through clinical development by applying state-of-the-art biomarker and translational approaches
  • Managing projects involving clinical sample/data analyses conducted at contractors or academic collaborators 
  • Providing instructions and scientific input to clinical operations colleagues and study site/laboratory staff
  • Supporting clinical specimen collection and processing involving coordination with internal and external (CRO) stakeholders
  • Evaluate opportunities for biomarkers measurement on all technical platforms



Your qualifications:


  • Extensive experience in virology, infectious disease, immunology, oncology or related fields
  • PhD in relevant field and some years relevant experience
  • Several years’ experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech industry, or in an affiliated sector in a clinical setting
  • Extensive experience in clinical development and /or execution of clinical trials required.
  • Has used GCP and/or GLP documentation techniques 
  • Practical laboratory experience in cell culture, bioanalytics, PK/PD analysis, sample logistics would be of advantage 
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent team spirit and communication skills


We offer you a challenging and varied opportunity with an innovative and dynamic company that is expanding.
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
Christina Glass 
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen