(Senior) Scientist* Late-Stage Formulation Process Development

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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!
As a part of our team of more than 5.000 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.
(Senior) Scientist* Late-Stage Formulation Process Development
As a (Senior) Scientist* Late-Stage Formulation Process Development you will be part of the team bringing our individualized cancer vaccines to marked. To that end, you develop, optimize and characterize RNA nanoparticle manufacturing processes to detail.
Your main responsibilities are:
  • Development of new and improvement of existing drug product manufacturing processes for individualized mRNA vaccines, including process characterisation to detail and transfer to GMP
  • Independent planning, execution, interpretation and reporting of R&D experiments
  • Communication with internal and external partners as well as the reporting of project progress on a regular basis
  • Compilation of documents required for registrational clinical studies as e.g. analysis of critical quality attributes, comparability studies and support with filing of regulatory documents
  • Performance and supervision of nanoparticle quality analysis with multiple physicochemical techniques as e.g. Spectroscopy & DLS
  • Supervision of research associates and student assistants
  • Organizational activities for the laboratory area (introduction of new/other staff, equipment responsibility)
What you have to offer:
  • PhD in a science- or engineer-oriented discipline (e.g. chemistry, pharmacy, physics, material sciences, biochemistry or similar) with minimum three years of professional experience or master's degree with 5+ years of professional experience, ideally within a pharmaceutical technology background
  • Practical experience in nanoparticle manufacturing or microfluidics as well as expertise in physicochemical characterization of nanoparticles as e. g. DLS, SAXS, NTA, Zeta-potential, TEM
  • Very good knowledge of minimum one of these topics: pharmaceutical technology, colloidal systems as nanoparticles, polymer systems, liposomes/LNPs, drug/gene delivery, microfluidics
  • High level of organization and reliability paired with ability and interest to perform in an agile environment and to work in an international team with enthusiasm
  • Independent, well-structured and precise way of working as well as willingness to take over responsibility
  • High standard of spoken and written English, German language skills are advantageous
Benefits for you:
  • Flexible Working Time
  • Mobile Office
  • Work from EU Countries
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • and much more.
Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?
Then apply now for our location Mainz iHub and simply send us your application documents using our online form.
If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).
Job-ID 6671 (please indicate for inquiries)
We look forward to your application!
  • BioNTech does not tolerate discrimination, favoritism, or harassment based on gender, political opinion, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or social origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, physical appearance, health status or any other aspect of personal status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!
BioNTech - As unique as you

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview
BioNTech SE
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At BioNTech we understand that every cancer patient’s tumor is unique and therefore each patient’s treatment should be individualized. To pioneer the next generation of patient-specific immunotherapies, we have combined ground-breaking research with cutting-edge technologies to develop therapeutics for cancer and beyond. Our broad and synergistic suite of platforms, which include mRNA therapeutics, engineered cell therapies, antibodies and small molecule immunomodulators have been optimized for distinct modes of action, high precision targeting, high potency and efficacy. We are also developing in parallel our own state-of-the-art manufacturing processes to complement our drug development platforms. We were founded in 2008 in Mainz, Germany and have been driven to become the leading global biotechnology company for individualized cancer medicine. We have over 20 product candidates in development, 8 candidates in 9 ongoing clinical trials, treated over 250 patients across 17 tumor types and supported by more than 1100 employees. As we prove the value of our approach in the clinic, we continue to build a network of world-class corporate and scientific collaborators, manufacturing and team required to bring individualized treatments to patients worldwide. To learn more about us, visit https://biontech.de/ Our privacy statement can be found here: https://www.biontech.com/int/en/home/data-privacy-statement.html
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