Research Assistant Preclinical Vaccine Development

11111 · Wien, Wien
Department 11111
Employment Type Full-Time

Research Assistant Preclinical Vaccine Development (f/m/d)

100%, as soon as possible

Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical need. Valneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19.



  • Perform and setup of serological assay such as ELISA, Flow cytometry, cell based functional assays and bactericidal assays and cell culture
  • Perform and setup of molecular biology experiments e.g. molecular cloning, PCR (qPCR, RT-qPCR) and sample preparation for sequencing
  • Plan experiments, evaluate and summarize data in reports
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Train co-workers on internal methods, procedures and equipment use
  • Support the organization and the daily laboratory activities within the Pre-clinical Vaccine Development Department



  • Preferably 1-2 years experience with molecular biology, immunological or virological techniques within lifescience industry
  • MTA, BTA, Dipl. Ing. (FH) or M.Sc. in a relevant field (e.g. immunology, microbiology, molecular biology)
  • Accurate with attention to details
  • Open-minded, communicative team player
  • Ability to work under time pressure on multiple projects in a changing environment
  • Proactive work style
  • Good English language skills
  • Eager to work with computers, data processing software and data bases
  • Used to work in international work environment



  • 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 € 34.000,- 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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