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(Associate) Principal Scientist – Biotherapeutics Discovery Research (f/m/d)

(Associate) Principal Scientis- Biotherapeutics Discovery Research (f/m/d)

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The Position   

We are seeking a highly motivated Scientist to join our Biotherapeutic Discovery team in Vienna as soon as possible. The position will be key to building and accelerating novel biologics drug discovery platforms that can grow our preclinical immuno-oncology project portfolio. Collaborative, well-connected teams are key to our success, so we are looking for candidates who are strong team players. This is a fixed term contract for 3 years with option for extension.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Lead cross functional project teams, working in close partnership with global partners to crack some of the key remaining biologics challenges in immuno-oncology drug discovery
  • Using your significant biologics discovery experience, you design and develop novel technology platforms to deliver the next generation of cancer medicines to patients 
  • Supervise laboratory scientists and contribute with own experimental expertise


  • A PhD in biochemistry or molecular / cellular biology with experience in biologics discovery / design, protein biology as well as antibody / protein production and characterisation 
  • Established drug discovery project leader with experience of novel biologics formats and platforms highly desirable
  • Post Doc experience is considered a strong asset 
  • Previous experience within the oncology disease area is a plus
  • Excellent team player, with good communication skills and supervisory / leadership experience

Your Benefits

  • Flexible working time models/home office depending on the position Additional off-days (bridge-days) for more leisure time
  • Staff restaurant with a variety of lunch options for your daily well-being
  • Position specific training opportunities for your personal and professional growth
  • Comprehensive health promotion, sustaining your health in the best possible way
The remuneration for this position starts at EUR 60.000 gross annual salary (full time). When defining the actual salary we are taking your technical skills as well as personal competencies and relevant professional experience into consideration. We will be happy to discuss further details in person.

Why Boehringer Ingelheim?         

  • Work with us on the health of humans and animals – do something meaningful!!
  • As a family-run company we offer long-term and stable jobs and value sustainability
  • We offer you an innovative working environment and a responsible and versatile tasks 
  • Work in Vienna Meidling together with more than 3,080 employees on international projects. A team of over 40 nationalities is waiting for you!
 Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities.

We are looking forward to receiving your application online!     

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Do you have any additional questions about the position? Your HR Recruiting Manager for this position is Sonia Arzt.

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Job – Research & Development
Primary Location – Europe-AT-Vienna-Vienna
Organization – AT-Boehringer Ingelheim Regional Center Vienna GmbH & Co KG (Austria)
Schedule– Full-time

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