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Scientist (Ph.D. in Biological Sciences)

Austrianni is a Vienna-based start-up biotechnology company developing biological therapeutics for human infectious diseases. 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 

  • Development of assays to identify specific antibodies or compounds with antibacterial activities.
  • Bacterial cell culture including set-up of in vitro assays for infection of human and murine primary cells.
  • 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. 

Qualifications

  • Experience in immunology, including immunization, B lymphocyte biology and in-vivo studies.
  • At least 3 years of post-doctoral experience.
  • Strong molecular biology background.
  • Expertise in genetics and biology of pathogenic bacteria is an advantage.
  • Postdoctoral experience.
  • 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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TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

Technical Assistant animal experiments (full time)

Austrianni is a Vienna-based biotechnology company developing biological therapeutics for human infectious diseases. We are looking for a full time technical assistant to play a major supporting role in an antibody-focused program.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Immunization of mice with antigens, drawing of blood samples for titer determination, preparation of lymphoid organs for B cell isolation
  • Mammalian cell culture including work with hybridomas and isolation and growth of murine primary cells
  • Coordination with animal caretakers of facility for management of mouse colony
  • Lab management including ordering and preparing of reagents and consumables for in vivo work
  • Data management and analysis
  • Presentation of data in internal company meetings

Requirements and desired qualifications

  • Degree in either biology, medicine or veterinary medicine (BTA, MTA, CTA, bachelor, master)
  • FELASA course or similar certificate for working with experimental animals
  • Experience in working with mice (immunization, blood sampling, isolation of splenocytes)
  • Experience with immunology and cell culture would be an asset
  • Written and oral communication skills in English

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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