PhD in Biology, Pharmacology, Veterinary Medicine as Research Scientist - In Vivo Gene Therapy (m/f/d)

 Evotec GT GmbH  Orth an der Donau

Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel pharmaceuticals with operational sites in Europe and the US. The company has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an industrialized platform that can drive new innovative drugs into the clinic. In addition, Evotec has built a deep internal knowledge-base for the treatment of diseases related to neuroscience, pain, oncology, inflammation, and metabolic diseases. Leveraging these skills and expertise, the company intends to develop best-in-class differentiated therapeutics and deliver superior science-driven discovery alliances with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

The In Vivo Gene Therapy Department, in Orth/Donau, Austria is looking for a highly motivated, creative, and passionate

Research Scientist (f/m/d) - in vivo Gene Therapy

Full-time and permanent

to join our team and contribute to our collaborative drug discovery projects.

Your key responsibilities

  • With your deep knowledge in in vivo pharmacology you will contribute intellectually and practically to preclinical (PK&PD) in vivo studies
  • Applying a variety of techniques in the design and execution of pharmacological studies in rodents
  • Supporting the existing activities as well as establishing novel in vivo models, know-how and capabilities within the in vivo Gene Therapy Department at Evotec Austria
  • In response to new business opportunities you will work efficiently with other scientists within the company and/or external platforms
  • You will successfully present Evotec externally to collaborators in in vivo Gene Therapy and/or integrated drug discovery projects
  • Utilize a spectrum of technologies to characterize and validate animal models as well as to monitor and characterize compound action in vivo and ex vivo
  • Closely collaborate with your team members, project leaders and members from other teams
  • Data analysis, presentation and reporting within your project team using standard scientific software (Microsoft Office Suite, GraphPad Prism)

Your ideal qualifications

  • Bachelor, Master studies or Ph.D. in biology, pharmacology or veterinary medicine in the field of biological sciences, in vivo pharmacology or related subjects
  • Strong scientific credentials and knowledge of transgenic animal models as well as hands-on experience with rodent preclinical studies
  • Experience with in vivo optical imaging approaches and familiarity with instrumentation (e.g. IVIS bioimager) is helpful
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff and with internal and external scientists
  • High level of initiative in planning and performing studies, multi-tasking and troubleshooting
  • Previous work experience in Pharma, Biotech, or a CRO would be an advantage
  • Possession of a FELASA B certificate would be helpful, but not required
  • Well organized, able to work independently and to contribute to the progress of your projects
  • Good command of German and English language – both written and spoken

Our offer

  • A permanent position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community
  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork
  • Capital forming benefits, flexible working hours, holiday pay, and annual bonus depending on performance
  • Holiday pay and Christmas bonus, in-house canteen (with subsidy from the company), 30 days of holiday p.a. as well as Capital forming benefits

We are looking forward to get to know you and to your application documents (CV and cover letter, including the earliest possible start date and salary requirements).

Evotec GT GmbH · Uferstr. 15 · 2304 Orth an der Donau

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About Evotec GT GmbH

Im April 2020 etablierte Evotec in Orth an der Donau nahe der österreichischen Hauptstadt Wien einen F+E-Standort für Gentherapie mit mehr als 20 erfahrenen Gentherapie-Experten und verschiedenen gentherapeutischen Technologien. Die Wissenschaftler verfügen über umfassende Expertise in Vektorologie und Virologie sowie Forschungserfahrung insbesondere in den Bereichen Hämophilie, Hämatologie,...
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Average salary for comparable positions is about € 41.712,00 gross per year. Depending on experience and qualifications, as well as other factors, this estimate may deviate to varying degrees from salaries actually to be expected.