Open Positions

Senior 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 

  • Set-up of screening protocols to identify antibodies or compounds with antibacterial activities.
  • Development and supervision of assays to evaluate target binding and bacterial growth inhibition of specific antibodies.
  • Oversight and direct management of project parts 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. 


  • Strong molecular biology background.
  • Experience in immunology, including immunization, B cell biology and in-vivo studies.
  • Expertise in genetics and biology of pathogenic bacteria is an advantage.
  • Postdoctoral experience in academic or industry research.
  • Experience as scientist and project head in pharmaceutical industry or biotech environment.
  • 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























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