Standort: Vienna HOOKIPA Biotech GmbH
Art: Vollzeit
Firma: HOOKIPA Biotech GmbH
Eingetragen am: 2020-12-23


HOOKIPA Pharma Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing a new class of immunotherapeutics, targeting infectious diseases and cancers based on its proprietary arenavirus platform that is designed to reprogram the body’s immune system.

Position Summary:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed senior lab technician (m/f/d) with 3+ years’ experience in molecular biology techniques, virology and immunology to join our highly motivated and dedicated Virology team. The focus of our Virology department is the generation & characterization of novel vaccine vector candidates as well as basic and virological research. This position is primarily laboratory based.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Generating and characterizing viral vectors (BSL-2) using cell- and molecular biology-based techniques
  • Assisting in projects focusing on pipeline development and optimization of processes
  • Supporting GMP-relevant production and characterization of recombinant vaccine candidates
  • Prepare & verify test items for preclinical studies
  • Planning and coordinating lab work to meet required timelines, coordinating projects interdepartmental
  • Assisting in establishment of new molecular biology techniques and protocols
  • Providing accurate records of all work processes and results in compliance with industrial documentation standards
  • Presenting data at internal meetings
  • Maintaining pleasant condition of laboratory and equipment, take over responsibility for organizational tasks
  • Contributing to a friendly and productive work environment


Qualifications & Skills:

  • MTA, BTA, Dipl. Ing. (FH), B.Sc. or M.Sc. in relevant field (e.g. Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Immunology)
  • Minimum 3 years hands-on laboratory experience, BSL-2 experience is an advantage
  • Experience with immunological, virological or molecular biological and mammalian cell culture techniques
  • Experience with Quality systems (e.g. GMP; GLP) is an advantage
  • Work experience in biopharmaceutical or biotechnology industry is a plus
  • Independent and proactive work style, detail-oriented, well-organized
  • Open-minded and communicative team-player
  • Ability to multi-task and work under time pressure on multiple projects
  • Be solution-oriented
  • Fluent in written and oral English and German


What we offer:

  • Strong team with dedicated and passionate employees
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • An excellent working atmosphere
  • Opportunities for personal development
  • Working in a multinational and multicultural environment

We are required by Austrian law to post a minimum salary. The minimum monthly gross salary for this position is EUR 2.837,- based on fulltime (40 hours per week); depending on experience and qualification salary can be negotiated. In addition, we offer a performance-related bonus payment and participation in our stock option compensation program.

Starting date: as soon as possible



If you (m/f) are interested in this challenging position, please send your CV including a cover letter (summarizing your qualification and experiences) as well as your credentials to:

For more information on HOOKIPA please visit

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