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Research Associate (f/m), Assay Development (Ref: 3100RAAS1511jv)

 Bavarian Nordic GmbH  82152 Martinsried
Bavarian Nordic is a fully integrated biotechnology company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of cancer immunotherapies and vaccines for infectious diseases, based on the Company’s live virus vaccine platform. Through long-standing collaborations, including a collaboration with the U.S. government, Bavarian Nordic has developed a portfolio of vaccines for infectious diseases, including the non-replicating smallpox vaccine, IMVAMUNE®, which is stockpiled for emergency use by the United States and other governments. The vaccine is approved in the European Union (under the trade name IMVANEX®) and in Canada. Bavarian Nordic and its partner Janssen are developing an Ebola vaccine regimen, which has been fast-tracked, with the backing of worldwide health authorities. Additionally, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, Bavarian Nordic has developed a portfolio of active cancer immunotherapies, including PROSTVAC®, which is currently in Phase 3 clinical development for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. The company has partnered with Bristol-Myers Squibb for the potential commercialization of PROSTVAC. For more information visit www.bavarian-nordic.com or follow us on Twitter @bavariannordic.
 
To strengthen the Assay Development department in Martinsried/Munich,
Bavarian Nordic is recruiting a

Research Associate (f/m), Assay Development   (Ref: 3100RAAS1511jv)


Key Tasks:
Development, optimization, characterization and validation of various analytical methods compliant to international guidelines, e.g. to quantify/investigate vaccine-specific humoral and/or cell-mediated immune response by ELISA (including multiplex), cell-based neutralization tests, by flow cytometry and ELISPOT
  • Standard cell culture techniques for permanent cell lines and primary cells
  • Planning and execution of experiments that involves detailed observations, data analysis, and interpretation of results
  • Method transfer and training of colleagues in analytical procedures
  • Preparation, presentation and reporting of results within the team
  • Routine maintenance of laboratory devices
  • Preparation of technical documents like SOPs
Contact person: For additional information on the position please contact Carolin Schmittwolf, +49 (0)89 255 446 410 oder per e-mail carolin.schmittwolf@bavarian-nordic.com
Requirements:
  • Biological laboratory assistant/technician qualifications e.g. MTA, BTA, CTA, PTA, or under-graduate academic education in the bio/life sciences preferably with immunology/vaccine development
  • Industry experience would be very advantageous
  • Experience in cell-based and immunological analytical methods including standard cell culture techniques
  • Preferably experience in Flow Cytometry and/or Luminex or other multiplex technologies
  • Preferably experience in virology/immunology
  • Preferably experience in development, optimization and validation of analytical methods compliant to international guidelines
  • Great willingness to work in a team
  • Good experience in MS-office
    Good English communication skills preferred
  • Well developed understanding and application skills with modern IT and bio/immuno-laboratory devices
The offer:
An exciting position in Assay Development within an international environment
You will be working in a highly motivated team
You will broaden your experience in an internationally operating biopharmaceutical company
 
Job Location: Martinsried, Munich, Germany

 
How to apply:
How to apply: Applications should be forwarded in electronic format quoting reference 3100RAAS1511jv by 23-Dec-2015 to:
Vera Eder, HR Manager, Fraunhoferstr. 13, 82152 Martinsried
Or by e-mail: vera.eder@bavarian-nordic.com
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How to apply: Applications should be forwarded in electronic format quoting reference 3100RAAS1511jv by 23-Dec-2015 to:
Vera Eder, HR Manager, Fraunhoferstr. 13, 82152 Martinsried
Or by e-mail: vera.eder@bavarian-nordic.com
While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: 3100RAAS1511jv

About Bavarian Nordic GmbH

Founded in 1994, Bavarian Nordic A/S is a leading international biopharmaceutical company developing, producing and marketing innovative vaccines to prevent and treat infectious diseases and cancer. With operations in Denmark, Germany and the USA, Bavarian Nordic employs more than 220 people and is listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange. Bavarian Nordic's patented core technology MVA-BN®...

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