Senior Scientist Molecular Biology (m/f/d)

CEVEC Pharmaceuticals is a leading provider of high-performance cell technology for the manufacturing of advanced biotherapeutics from R&D to manufacturing scale.

The company’s product portfolio comprises platform technologies for gene therapy viral vectors, viral vaccines, exosomes and complex recombinant proteins. ELEVECTA® is specifically designed for AAV manufacturing, while CAP® addresses adenoviral vectors, lentiviral vectors, oncolytic viruses and exosomes. CAP®Go is the platform of choice for complex recombinant proteins.

Activities and responsibilities

We are seeking a highly talented and passionate molecular biologist, who also has a deep understanding of cell biology and virology for our newly founded molecular biology team.
  • Work on the development and optimization of our cell-based technology production platform
  • Lead innovative research, and interact with internal and external scientists towards the implementation of new technologies
  • Project management of customer projects as well as internal projects
  • Work in close collaboration with external partners
  • Write project plans, scientific reports and SOPs
  • Supervise and train technical staff
  • Present the results of your research in internal meetings and at scientific conferences and contribute to the generation of scientific papers and patents

Qualification profile

  • You hold a Ph.D. in Biotechnology, Bioengineering, or equivalent, and you have at least 3 years of work experience
  • In-depth knowledge of molecular biology methods, in particular experience in the establishment of new qPCR/ddPCR protocols
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture and common subsequent analytic methods such as (but not restricted to) activity assays, ELISA, Western Blot, SDS-PAGE would be a strong plus
  • You have got extensive experience in project management and in leading interdisciplinary teams
  • You are a strong team player with excellent English communication skills, both spoken and written

We offer

We offer you outstanding development opportunities in the young team of a fast-growing technology company with a strong proprietary intellectual property portfolio, friendly working environment, modern laboratory equipment and attractive remuneration.

Send application to

Anja Pawelzick
CEVEC Pharmaceuticals GmbH
Gottfried-Hagen-Str. 60
51105 Cologne

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About CEVEC Pharmaceuticals GmbH

CEVECs Geschäftsfelder sind die Entwicklung einer neuen Plattform-Technologie für die Produktion von Biopharmazeutika auf der Grundlage proprietärer humaner Zelllinien (CAP-Zellen), und die Entwicklung ausgewählter biopharmazeutischer Produkte.   
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