Standort: Vienna HOOKIPA Biotech GmbH
Art: Vollzeit
Firma: HOOKIPA Biotech GmbH
Eingetragen am: 2022-09-16

Position Summary

We are looking for a highly motivated (Junior) Lab Technician to join our team. The main focus of the Preclinical Analytical Development Department is to perform and optimize assays for testing and characterization of our products. This position is a part of the routine cell-based assay testing team with 4-6 laboratory technicians. This position is primarily laboratory based.

Main Responsibilities
  • Mastering of routine cell-based analytical assays focusing on data quality and through-put (main focus on virus titer determination by focus formation assays (FFU) under BSL-2 conditions to de-risk development of vaccine products)
  • Data entry, analysis and evaluation, monitoring of assays performance (trending) and troubleshooting
  • Preparation and review of relevant documentation for all work processes according to quality standards at the transit from a paper based to electronic data management
  • Optimization and automation of assays to increase sample throughput and reduce variance
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment and stock keeping


  • Scientific education (e.g. HTL – Rosensteingasse, studies in the field of (molecular) biology, biotechnology, chemistry, pharmaceuticals or food industry)
  • Independent, well-organized and proactive work style
  • Open-minded, communicative and reliable team-player
  • Experience working in biopharmaceutical or biotechnology industry is of advantage
  • Experience with immunological, virological, molecular biological or cell culture techniques
  • Experience with Quality systems (e.g. GMP; GLP) is an advantage
  • Able to multi-task and work under time pressure on multiple projects
  • Fluent in written and oral English 
  • Valid EU working permit

What we offer

  • Strong team with dedicated and passionate employees
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • An excellent working atmosphere
  • Opportunities for personal development
  • Employee benefits such as health screening, public transportation card, Sodexo pass
  • 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 2.346,- 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/d) 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: talent@hookipapharma.com

For more information on HOOKIPA please visit www.hookipapharma.com


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