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Scientist – Molecular Biologist, Immunologist, Bacteriologist

 

Austrianni is a Vienna-based start-up biotechnology company developing biological therapeutics for human infectious diseases. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a highly-motivated scientist to play a major role in our antibody-focused programs. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to oversee projects from discovery through pre-clinical development.

 

Tasks and responsibilities

 

  • Hands-on development and use of a broad range of assays to identify specific antibodies, including various phenotypic and immunological assays (in vitro and in vivo models).
  • Mammalian cell culture including work with hybridomas and the growth of human and murine primary cells.
  • Antibody reformatting and small-scale purification.
  • High degree of flexibility and interactivity to support colleagues involved in this or in other projects.
  • Oversight and direct management of components of the project performed by contract research organizations, and/or other external collaborators.
  • Analysis and documentation of results.
  • Presentation and discussion of results in program meetings and in various external settings.

 

Requirements and desired qualifications

 

  • PhD with research specialization in biological sciences.
  • At least 3-4 years of post-doctoral experience.
  • Strong molecular biology background.
  • Experience in the field of immunology and specifically antibody-based effector functions/ antibody engineering would be an asset.
  • Experience with intracellular bacteria, preferably Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and/or other infection models would be desirable.
  • Curiosity to develop new assays and to learn about drug development.
  • Written and oral communication skills in English.

 

Austrianni offers you the opportunity to develop your career in an exciting scientific environment promoted by a motivated team and a spirit of community. With passion and a deep sense of responsibility, we work together on revolutionizing the treatment of tuberculosis.

 

Please submit a letter of motivation and curriculum vitae, including the contact details of at least two referees, to office@austrianni.com.

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TECHNICIAN

 

Technical Assistant (full time)

Austrianni is a Vienna-based biotechnology company developing biological therapeutics for human infectious diseases. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a highly motivated technical assistant (full time) to play a major supporting role in an antibody-focused program.

 

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Use of a broad range of assays to identify specific antibodies: including various phenotypic and immunological assays with focus on bacterial models
  • Mammalian cell culture including work with hybridomas and isolation and growth of human and murine primary cells
  • Generation of expression vectors for antibody production
  • Small/medium scale mammalian cell culture for protein expression
  • Antibody purification
  • Lab management including ordering and preparing of reagents and consumables
  • Data management and analysis
  • Presentation of data in internal company meetings

Requirements and desired qualifications

  • Degree in either biology or chemistry (BTA, MTA, CTA, bachelor, master)
  • Experience with cell culture and molecular biology
  • Experience with immunology, flow cytometry and in vivo work would be an asset
  • High level of flexibility and curiosity to learn and establish assays and techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in an international team
  • Written and oral communication skills in English
  • Basic computer skills

Applicants should submit a detailed letter of motivation and curriculum vitae, including the contact details of two referees to office@austrianni.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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