Scientist (f/m/d) Production Process Automation

Design. Progress. Together.


CureVac SE 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 Tübingen near Stuttgart, we are currently looking to recruit a


Scientist (f/m/d) Production Process Automation 



Your responsibilities:  


  • Development, optimization and execution of biotechnological processes  
  • Initiate, optimize and transfer of nucleic acids manufacturing and purification processes 
  • Planning, executing and reporting development and optimization experiments 
  • Writing reports and presenting results within team and to broader scientific groups 
  • Preparation of work instructions (SOPs) as well as implementation of employee training 
  • Takeover of general laboratory tasks and laboratory organization, including device responsibility
  • Participation in multidisciplinary project teams 

Your qualifications:  


  • PhD in (bio)chemistry, biology, pharmacy, biotechnology, or a comparable qualification 
  • Postdoc experience or first professional experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry is a benefit 
  • Profound knowledge of DNA, RNA, and nucleic acids 
  • Deep comprehension of molecular biological methods
  • Practical experience in establishing and optimizing high-throughput screening is desirable 
  • Knowledge of statistical experimental design and data analysis (DoE) is a plus 
  • Basic knowledge of liquid handling / laboratory automation desirable 
  • Proactive, structured, positive, and independent way of working 
  • Strong communication skills and team orientation 
  • Fluency in English; German is a plus 



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 SE


Human Resources
Julia Daake 
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen