Scientist- Cell-Based Assay Development in Analytical Development (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 Tübingen near Stuttgart, we are currently looking to recruit a


Scientist- Analytics group Potency assay development team in Early Process Development (f/m/d)




Your Responsibilities:

•    Independent development and optimization of cell-based in vitro assays with hands-on work in the lab
•    Establish new or optimize existing methods and processes
•    Statistical data analysis and interpretation of analysis results
•    Support method transfers to external partners (i.e. CROs) and quality control department
•    Present and discuss data with associated subject matter experts
•    Preparation of SOPs, reports and presentations
•    Maintenance of high-end devices

Your Qualification:

•    Doctorate in life sciences, pharmaceutical biotechnology, biochemistry, chemistry, or equivalent degree
•    Strong hands-on experience in cell-based assays (e.g., cell culture techniques, in vitro protein expression, immune stimulation, viability assays, FACS, cell imaging)
•    Experience in biochemical and molecular methods (e.g., ELISA, WB and enzyme assays)
•    Knowledge in statistical data analysis and experimental design (DoE) is of advantage
•    Experience in method validation would be a benefit
•    Proactive, independent, structured and highly motivated
•    Problem-solving skills
•    Fluent spoken and written English
•    Excellent team spirit


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