Scientist (f/m/d) Oncology Research

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


Scientist (f/m/d) Oncology Research


Your responsibilities:


  • Exploration and discovery of novel RNA-based therapeutic approaches in the field of cancer immunotherapy
  • Planning, execution, interpretation and documentation of experiments to develop and assess these approaches
  • Devise and evaluate research strategies with a strong focus on further clinical development and intellectual property protection
  • Written and oral presentation of research results at scientific meetings
  • Coordinate collaborations with academic, industrial and funding partners
  • Support cross-functional projects within the various teams


Your qualifications:


  • PhD or equivalent degree in Life Sciences with a strong research background in immunology, preferably with a focus on cancer immunotherapy
  • Several years of professional experience of independent research in the industry or as a postdoctoral fellow
  • Experience with in vivo models is desirable
  • Relevant knowledge in the field of Bioinformatics / Computational Life Science is a plus
  • Proactive, structured, efficient and independent way of working in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent team spirit, communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in English is a must, 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 AG


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