Senior Research Assistant Assay Development (f/m/d)

11239 · Wien, Wien
Department 11239
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention against diseases with major unmet needs. Valneva’s portfolio includes two commercial vaccines for travelers and various vaccines in development including unique vaccines against Lyme disease and chikungunya.


To enhance our team, we are looking for a Senior Research Assistant (m/f/d) for our Assay Development Department (100%) as soon as possible.




  • Assay Development, Set up, qualification and transfer of analytical tests for multiple projects of Valneva’s development pipeline including preparation/completion of protocols and reports
  • Execution of diverse analytical procedures (e.g. ELISA, HPLC, cell based assays, etc.) for supportive testing of clinical trial materials
  • Documentation including review and verification of analytical data according to established standards
  • Preparation and review of relevant documentation in English language (e.g. Development reports, Working instructions)
  • Active participation in laboratory investigations and documentation thereof
  • Assume responsibility for laboratory equipment




  • MTA, BTA, DI (FH) or Master of Science in relevant field (Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Bioengineering)
  • Experience working in a laboratory (preferably immunology, virology or biotechnology)
  • Experience working with cell based methods, ELISA, SDS-Page and/or HPLC is a plus
  • Excellent organizational, documentation management and teamwork skills
  • Experience working with the qualification and validation of product testing methods is a plus
  • Proactive, accurate, reliable working style and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with challenging timelines




  • Open, appreciative company culture with innovative spirit and attractive assignments
  • International surrounding with flat hierarchies
  • Good team spirit in a strong and highly motivated team
  • Wide range of benefits



Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 40.000,- gross per year based on full-time employment. However our salaries are market oriented and in line with your qualifications and experience.

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