Technical Assistant (m/f/d), Cell Line Development

  • Pieris Pharmaceuticals GmbH
  • Hallbergmoos
  • Work experience
  • Research, development, teaching
  • Fulltime
  • Published: 21.09.2020
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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

  • Generate stable CHO cell lines for preclinical development programs
  • Conduct studies to optimize existing platform technologies
  • Lead implementation and evaluation of new technologies in cell line development as well as transient protein production
  • Production of recombinant proteins at large-scale using transient and stable CHO cells
  • Manage work assignments, analyze and interpret test results, and conduct necessary troubleshooting; consult with supervisor as needed
  • Write operating procedures and technical reports
  • Record and archive documentation pertaining to stable cell line generation for future regulatory applications
  • Support internal transient productions on a need-to basis

Our Requirements

  • University degree (B.Sc./ M.Sc.) in biotechnology, biology or related discipline or education as Technical Assistant (BTA, CTA or MTA)
  • 2-4 years of work experience in the industry
  • Experience in mammalian CHO suspension culture and recombinant protein production is essential
  • Experience in cell line development and upstream processing is a plus
  • Experience in protein purification and downstream processing is beneficial
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Organized and efficient person and able to work according to timelines
  • Able to work collaboratively and independently in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • English is essential

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

  • HR Specialist
  • Frau Ines Lehmann