Scientist – Protein Expression System Development (m/f/x)

Date Posted:
Vienna / Klosterneuburg

VALANX Biotech is a biotech start-up set out to revolutionize the cost-efficient production of protein-bioconjugates for therapeutics, biosensing and bioproduction. Fast-tracking our preclinical research & development is our current priority, therefore we are looking to employ a gifted

Scientist, Protein Expression System Development (m/f/x)

(open-ended contract, full-time or part-time)

for our lab in the newly built IST Tech Park in Klosterneuburg at the campus of the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria.

Your tasks will be to further develop our established protein expression systems for the incorporation of synthetic amino acids into recombinant proteins for the development of cutting-edge therapeutics.

What is required in this role:

  • BSc. / MSc. / Dipl.-Ing. in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology or related field
  • Experience with recombinant DNA, genome editing, synthetic biology, cloning in prokaryotic systems
  • Experience with protein expression in eukaryotic systems (CHO, HEK-293)
  • Experience in protein purification and analysis
  • Strong understanding of chemical biology is a plus
  • Reliable and precise experimental execution
  • Preferred with experience in an industrial lab environment
  • Flexible adaptation to quickly changing work environments
  • Problem solving in a constructive and challenging team-environment
  • Independent working style with ability to collaborate with senior scientists to make appropriate and timely decisions to meet deadlines on experiments and projects
  • A very good to excellent command of the English language


We offer

  • Work on the cutting edge of Science in Synthetic Biology
  • People working on passion projects
  • Flexible timing
  • Challenging and creative work environment where your ideas are welcomed
  • A fast-paced career path in a high-potential start-up
  • A beautiful place to work with new and great facilities

We are required by law to give a minimum salary based on the collective contract which is minimally 2.696,88 € gross per month but is adapted based on your experience.

Additional benefits: yearly ticket for public transport in Vienna and attractive rebates in various stores.

Starting date is as soon as possible.

We are looking forward to your application!

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