Scientist (f/m/d) Process Development Drug Substance

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) Process Development Drug Substance


Your responsibilities: 

•    Development, optimization and scale-up of GMP-compliant production steps for ribonucleic acid drug substances
•    Support transfer of production steps to routine (GMP) production
•    Carry out validation and process characterization studies
•    Planning, execution and documentation of experiments
•    Generation and maintenance of technical reports, SOPs, BFDs and URS documents
•    Participation in multidisciplinary project teams


 Your Qualifications:


•    PhD in Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biochemical Engineering or equivalent working experience 
•    Ideally several years of relevant working experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry
•    Hands-on experience in developing scalable, efficient biopharmaceutical production processes is desired
•    Ability to independently devise research projects but also to work in an interdisciplinary team
•    Experience in filtration techniques (e.g. tangential flow filtration) or bioreactor handling is advantageous
•    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