Engineer (f/m/d) Bioassay Development

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 Tübingen near Stuttgart, we are currently looking to recruit a


Engineer (f/m/d) Bioassay Development


Your Responsibilities:


  • Development and optimization of cell-based and other bioanalytical assays assigned by Scientist with hands-on work in the lab
  • Support to establish innovative bioassays within different model systems (cell lines)
  • Maintenance of cell lines and cryobank
  • Data analysis and documentation
  • Support SOP, report and presentation preparation
  • Support method transfer to CROs or quality department and relevant project work
  • Laboratory organization (i.e. device maintenance, order and other administrative tasks)


Your Qualification:


  • Requires a bachelor or Master degree in the biological sciences or related field
  • Minimum of two years of experience with mammalian cell culture and bioassays in microplate format
  • Familiar with basic laboratory techniques, including but not limited to aseptic expansion of mammalian cell culture and protein detection/quantification methods
  • Experience in biochemical and molecular biology methods (e.g. ELISA, Western Blot, enzyme assays, protein expression, immune stimulation and electrophoretic methods)
  • Work experience in Bioassay development with RNA-based therapeutics preferred
  • Knowledge in statistical data analysis and experimental design (DoE) is of advantage
  • Experience in method validation would be a benefit
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent team spirit and communication skill
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)



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
Julia Daake 
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen