Senior Toxicologist in Preclinical Safety (PCS) (f/m/d)

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


Senior Toxicologist in Preclinical Safety (PCS) (f/m/d)



CureVac is seeking a Senior Toxicologist in Preclinical Safety (PCS) with a commitment to excellence to support an expanding development pipeline. The successful candidate will have the ability to balance team and individual responsibilities and work cross-functionally to support project teams and provide expert toxicology input as well as plan a nonclinical development strategy for product development.



Your responsibilities:


  • Summarize key data in collaboration with study lead, plot data from preclinical safety studies
  • Participate in annual budget reviews and help maintain preclinical departmental budgets
  • Manage multiple projects with meticulous attention to detail and accuracy



Your qualifications:


  • Knowledge of drug development and understanding of life cycle management concepts and interdependencies with the overall development process
  • Experience in preclinical aspects of mRNA therapy
  • Experience in developing study outlines and conducting as well as monitoring studies under GLP regulations
  • Experience with preclinical eCTD documents
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment
  • MSc or PhD in a scientific or technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Several years' pharmaceutical or CRO industry experience
  • Meticulous document management practices and organizational skills
  • Analytical thinking with problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Experience with simultaneously managing multiple research projects, priorities, studies and external contract research organizations (CROs)
  • Ability to travel to CRO partners on an as-needed basis
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, GraphPad Prism and MS Teams
  • Highly detail-oriented with excellent grasp of verbal and written English
  • Fluent in German


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
Christina Glass 
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen