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(Associate) Principal Scientist Computational Biology – Cancer Immunology (f/m/d)

(Associate) Principal Scientist Computational Biology – Cancer Immunology (f/m/d)

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The Position      

Computational Biology and Digital Sciences (gCBDS) is a global organization across multiple sites at Boehringer Ingelheim: Vienna (Austria), Biberach (Germany), and Ridgefield (USA). With immediate effect, we are currently hiring a Computational Biology (Associate) Principal Scientist in Vienna, Austria.
In our Therapeutic Area focused Computational Biology team we’re looking for a computational biologist to explore new territory of cancer specific antigens, looking beyond the known proteome into the genomic dark matter.  Using state-of-the-art computational methods and omics data we discover and strengthen new therapeutic concepts, provide faster and improved decision making, ultimately developing impactful therapies for our patients.
The successful candidate will work closely with research teams in the Therapeutic Area Cancer Immunology and Immune Modulation, together driving the discovery of novel cancer antigens for a diverse set of treatment modalities like T-cell engagers, cancer vaccines, and antibody drug conjugates.     

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Combine and analyse multi-omics cancer data sets using state-of-the-art methods in the field of cancer antigen discovery and immune oncology
  • Actively provide data driven proposals for novel, therapeutically relevant cancer antigens
  • Present results to internal and external stakeholders, work with top-tier academic institutes and CROs
  • Guide experiment design and data production/acquisition efforts
  • Establish and drive scientific collaborations within the company, top academic institutes, and external partners


  • PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, biology or similar disciplines with strong quantitative focus
    Alternatively, master’s degree with long-term professional experience
  • In-depth knowledge in advanced analysis of data from multiple omics domains including transcriptomics (RNAseq, scRNAseq, Ribo-Seq), proteomics (HLA-ligandomics), TCR-seq, and genomics data sets
  • Expertise in the pharmaceutical industry with experience in conducting projects in human disease biology, ideally with a focus on cancer immunobiology

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
We offer an attractive salary package in line with your qualification, experience and individual competencies. The base pay is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to the Austrian collective agreement (at least € 60,000 gross per year/full-time).

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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