Research Associate, CTA, BTA (gn)- HPLC & Glyco-analysis

  • Medicine, Pharmacy, Laboratory
  • Fulltime
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Formycon is a leading, independent developer of high-quality biopharmaceutical medicines, especially biosimilars.
With an experienced team comprised of more than 170 professionals, the company is able to span the entire value chain of biosimilar drug development, from market analysis and protein analytics, to the development of production processes, to clinical trials and the regulatory approval process.

Formycon is making a major contribution towards providing as many patients as possible with access to vital and affordable medicines. Based on its extensive experience in the development of biopharmaceutical drugs, the company is also working on the development of a COVID-19 fusion protein.

To support our Glycoanalytics and Structure team in Martinsried near Munich, we are looking for suitable candidates for this full-time and permanent position, to begin work as soon as possible.

The Glycoanalytics and Structure department at Formycon currently consists of two scientists and four lab assistants. We cover a broad scope of techniques and are responsible for maintenance and qualification of several instruments, which makes this position exciting and challenging.

Your responsibilities

  • Routine measurements of glycosylated therapeutic proteins for similarity assessment, process development and stability studies
  • Application of several analytical protein methods in a regulated environment (GMP):
             - N-glycan analysis using HILIC-UPLC
             - Structural characterization of proteins via FTIR-, CD-spectroscopy and nanoDSF
  • Improvement and qualification of analytical methods
  • Independent evaluation and compliant documentation of experiments as well as compilation of reports
  • Maintain and improve the quality standard of the laboratory including responsibility for equipment

Your qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a life science field or similar qualifications
  • Work experience in a regulated environment in the pharmaceutical / biotech industry is considered beneficial
  • Hands-on experience in protein analytics
  • Experience in HPLC-analyses or protein spectroscopy is considered advantageous
  • Very good team player, well organized, proactive problem solver and able to work independently
  • Fluent in written and spoken English required, German knowledge is desirable
  • Proficient in MS-Office
  • German work permit is mandatory

We offer

  • Flexible working time
  • Mobile working
  • 30 days paid vacation
  • Formycon pension
  • Group accident insurance
  • Formycon card
  • Continuing education offers
  • Team spirit and great working atmosphere (table football, table tennis, free drinks etc.)
  • and much more!

Bring us your skills and energy, and shape your own career in a stimulating and open work environment. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are ready to take on new challenges with enthusiasm and personal commitment. Working at Formycon means being part of a smart, innovative team with minimal hierarchy and opportunity to share your own ideas.

Have we sparked your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application for employment through our online application portal. Please be sure to include all supporting documents, along with your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. We look forward to learning about you and the qualifications which you would bring to this position.

Our recruiting process is supported by the recruiter service by Constares GmbH. For initial questions, please contact Rebecca Schön.
  • Rebecca Schön
  • +49 89-1241 46 204