Technical Assistant – Virology Operational

      Hookipa Biotech AG

      Wien - vor 1 Monat

      Technical Assistant - Virology Operational

      Date posted: March 15, 2018
      Location: Vienna, Austria

      Position Summary:

      Highly motivated and dedicated Technical Assistant (m/f) working with the company´s proprietary TheraT(R) and Vaxwave(R) vectors in the Virology OPERATIONAL group of HOOKIPA Biotech AG, a clinical stage biotech company aiming to develop best-in-class active immunization therapies for infectious diseases and oncology.

      Main Responsibilities:

      • Routinely generating and characterizing TheraT(R) and Vaxwave(R) vectors (BSL-2) using cell- and molecular biology-based techniques
      • Supporting GMP-relevant production and characterization of recombinant vaccine candidates
      • Providing highly accurate records of all work processes and results in compliance with industrial documentation standards
      • Contributing to in internal reviewing process
      • Maintaining condition of laboratory and equipment, preparing test items for preclinical studies, assist in organizational tasks


      • MTA, BSC, MSC, DI in relevant field (e.g. Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Biology)
      • Minimum 1 year work experience after graduation with standard mammalian cell culture and molecular biology techniques is an advantage
      • Work experience with viral vectors, in biopharmaceutical/ biotechnology industry and knowledge of Quality systems (e.g. GMP; GLP) is an advantage
      • Strong sense of responsibility and ability to work quickly and self-organized on multiple projects
      • Able to work according to relevant documentation for all work processes (e.g. defined SOPs, laboratory forms, protocols, reports)
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
      • Fluent in English and German

      What we offer:

      • Strong team with dedicated and passionate scientists
      • State of the art infrastructure
      • An excellent working atmosphere
      • Opportunities for personal development
      • Working in a multinational and multicultural environment

      Minimum monthly gross salary from EUR 2.175,- ; depending on experience and qualification salary can be negotiated. Starting date: as soon as possible


      If you (m/f) are interested in this interesting and challenging position, please send your resume including a cover letter summarizing your qualification and experiences to:

      For more information on Hookipa Biotech please visit