Scientist (m/f/d), Protein Analytics

  • Pieris Pharmaceuticals GmbH
  • Hallbergmoos
  • Work experience
  • Research, development, teaching
  • Fulltime
  • Published: 22.12.2020
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Pieris Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: PIRS) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company with operations in Germany and the United States. Pieris discovers and develops Anticalin® protein-based drugs to target validated disease pathways in a unique and transformative way. Our pipeline includes inhalable Anticalin proteins to treat respiratory diseases and immuno-oncology multi-specifics tailored for the tumor microenvironment. Proprietary to Pieris, Anticalin proteins are a novel class of therapeutics validated in the clinic and by partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies. It is our mission to develop life-changing therapeutic proteins for patients suffering from cancer and respiratory  diseases through the innovative application of novel science and cutting-edge technologies.

Your Tasks

  • Planning, execution and evaluation of ligand binding assays (with focus on SPR and BLI measurements) for profiling of drug candidates or their building blocks in terms of binding strength, ligand competition, epitope bin and stability
  • Setup and optimization of bioanalytical assays for platform and project specific requirements on various other platforms like ELISA, Luminex® and Gyrolab®
  • Hands-on lab work and technical supervision of 2-4 team members, option to lead a team
  • Coordination of assays with project managers and team members
  • Data presentation and assay transfer to collaboration partners and Third-Party providers
  • Preparation and review of scientific reports

Our Requirements

  • PhD or equivalent degree in biological sciences or related scientific area, or M.Sc. in biological sciences or a related discipline with minimum of 5 years of industry-relevant experiences
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in the setup, execution and evaluation of protein interactions by SPR or BLI techniques is a must
  • Experience with other techniques like Luminex® or Gyrolab® and with automated liquid handling procedures is a plus
  • Proven team player with the ability to successfully manage multiple technical projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Taking ownership of projects and tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)

Pieris is a fast-growing biotechnology company with approximately 130 employees across our sites in Munich, Germany and Boston, United States. We work in flat hierarchies with short decision-making paths and offer a working environment characterized by cooperation and innovation. Each of our employees participates in a bonus program based on the achievement of our company goals. In addition, we offer each employee the opportunity to participate in a stock purchase plan as well as a stock option program that allows Pieris employees to benefit directly from the our success.
Numerous social benefits such as an additional employer-financed company health insurance, free drinks etc. as well as a bright, friendly and ultra-modern working environment with excellent technical equipment in both of our locations round off our overall package. Creative employee events take place several times a year, as we believe that a healthy spirit of collaboration is key to our success.

How to reach us

Zeppelinstraße 3
85399 Hallbergmoos
+49 (0) 811 - 12447 0
  • Frau Ines Lehmann