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Research Laboratory Scientist Chemistry (f/m/d)

Research Laboratory Scientist Chemistry (f/m/d)

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The Position              

We are seeking a highly motivated, collaborative synthetic organic chemist to join us as a research laboratory scientist in our medicinal chemistry department at Boehringer Ingelheim in Vienna. The ideal candidate seeks to work independently in a laboratory-based environment, interacting with a team of motivated chemists. The successful candidate will apply their expertise to the execution and optimization of synthetic routes to intermediates and new compounds for our oncology research programs. 

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Execute multi-step syntheses on milligram to (low) multigram scale, including isolation and purification of the resulting compounds
  • Document experimental procedures and results with accuracy and high scientific standard 
  • Perform literature searches on reaction conditions or synthetic routes, propose reaction conditions or synthetic routes to new target compounds
  • Take a proactive role in laboratory safety, and general responsibilities in the lab, e.g. maintaining equipment
  • Communicate results, learnings and challenges within the team effectively, to both, colleagues and line managers


  • BSc or MSc in chemistry or technical training in synthetic chemistry (HTL) or equivalent qualifications / work experience 
  • Experience in theoretical and practical organic chemistry with excellent lab skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Ability to communicate in German advantageous.
  • Comfortable working in highly collaborative teams and fast-paced environments

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 minimum gross annual salary according to the collective bargaining agreement for this position is EUR 39.625,32 (full time), although the actual salary is based on your technical skills and personal competencies as well as your professional experience. 

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 Diana Frommwald.

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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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