MSc. in R&D – Automation for CAR T cell screening (m/w/d)
Progress prospers with inspiration and curiosity. For 30 years Miltenyi Biotec has been developing products and services that are used in basic research, translational research and cell therapy. Today we are a team of more than 4.000 scientists, physicians, engineers, marketers and numerous other specialists. At Miltenyi Biotec, innovative ideas are being turned into cutting edge products. Together, we are passionate about driving biomedical progress towards curing severe diseases.
Your role You share our passion to make cancer history? You are thrilled by our mission to identify CAR lead candidates feeding our cell therapy pipeline? That’s great! You will be part of an interdisciplinary team which is automating biological assays applying liquid handling systems. Main part of your role will be the development and application of high throughput screening processes. You will be operating pipetting robots to characterize the therapeutic activity of genetically modified, human T cells in vitro. In addition, you will apply a wide range of methods including molecular biology, genetic modification of primary T cells, immunological phenotyping as well as cytotoxicity assays. You will contribute to the development and construction of data banking solutions as well as automated analysis strategies.
Your profile You are passionate about science and hold a master’s degree in biology/biochemistry/ biotechnology or a comparable discipline. You have a keen interest in translation of in vitro assays into screening techniques for automated high-throughput applications. You are a detail-oriented person with curiosity for technical devices and solutions, and you are eager to handle automated systems. Basic knowledge in cell culture as well as cell biology and/or immunology is preferred. As a plus, you have gained experience in primary T cell culture and their functional testing, and you are familiar with molecular biological and immunological techniques. You are self-motivated with excellent problem solving skills and have demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a multidisciplinary team with strong organizational and communication skills. Excellent written and spoken English skills complete your profile.
What we offer A modern workplace and exciting opportunities in the development of technologies with a secure future Cross-border intercultural cooperation and short communication channels A collegial corporate culture and flexible working hours enable time management on your own terms Personalized employee development program: specialist and personal training courses provided by our own training academy Diverse corporate benefits with regard to employee health, sport, and staff events