BTA, CTA, MTA, Scientist Biology as (Senior) Technical Assistant - Display Technologies (m/f/d)

 PIERIS Pharmaceuticals GmbH  Freising bei München
Pieris Pharmaceuticals is a publicly traded biotechnology company (Nasdaq: PIRS) with operations in Germany and the United States, specializing in the discovery and development of anticalin-based drugs to address validated disease pathways individually and transformatively. Together with our partners, we carry out innovative research in the fields of immuno-oncology, respiratory diseases and ophthalmology. Pieris' proprietary Anticalin proteins are a novel class of drugs validated by clinical trials and partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for an experienced

(Senior) Technical Assistant (m/f/d), Display Technologies

Your Tasks:

  • Planning, performing, evaluation and documentation of experiments
  • Selections of Anticalin proteins and antibody-fragments using yeast display technology applying FACS-Sorting based methods
  • Applying molecular biology techniques for library construction
  • Design and perform assays to screen for desired characteristics and activities of Anticalin proteins/antibody-fragments
  • Communication and scientific exchange within internal project meetings

Our Requirements:

  • BTA/CTA/MTA, B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in biological sciences or related life science field with 2 + years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in bacteria, yeast and mammalian culture
  • Experience with FACS sorting is highly desired
  • Molecular biology skills including PCR, DNA/RNA isolation, cloning
  • Experience with yeast or other display library high-throughput binding assays (ELISA, flow cytometry) is preferable
  • Work independently and collaboratively
  • Proven team player, self-sufficient and communicative appearance
  • Willingness to approach and learn new methods and techniques


We are a fast-growing biotechnology company with approximately 120 employees at our sites in Freising (Greater Munich Area) and Boston (USA). We work in flat hierarchies with short decision-making paths and offer a working environment characterized by cooperation and innovation. Each of our employees participates in a bonus program based on the achievement of individual and company-wide goals. In addition, we offer each employee the opportunity to participate in a stock savings plan and a stock option program that allows employees to benefit directly from the company's success.

Numerous social benefits such as additional employer-financed company health insurance, free drinks, fruit baskets etc. as well as a bright, friendly and ultra-modern working environment with excellent technical equipment in our new company building in Hallbergmoos (from January 2020) round off our overall package. Creative employee events take place several times a year, as team spirit is essential for us. The joint creation of an innovative and participative corporate culture is an important concern for us.

Average salary for comparable positions is about € 51.040,00 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.
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About PIERIS Pharmaceuticals GmbH

Pieris Pharmaceuticals GmbH is a subsidiary of Pieris Pharmaceutical Inc., a public US company. Pieris Pharmaceuticals GmbHis a clinical-stage biotechnology company advancing its proprietary Anticalin® technology to create differentiated drugs that are safer and more effective than conventional approaches. Exclusive to Pieris, Anticalin proteins promise to address high-unmet medical needs and...
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