Research Associate, CTA, BTA (gn)- HPLC & Glycoanalytics

  • Medicine, Pharmacy, Laboratory
  • Fulltime
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 Formycon is an international leading, independent developer of high-quality biopharmaceutical medicines, especially biosimilars. With an experienced team comprised of around 240 highly skilled professionals, the company is able to span the entire value chain of biosimilar drug development, from market analysis and target definition by protein analytics, to the development of production processes, to clinical trials and the regulatory approval process.

Our focus is on treatments in ophthalmology and immunology as well as for other key chronic diseases. Formycon is making a major contribution towards providing as many patients as possible with access to vital and affordable medicines.

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.

Your responsibilities

The Glycoanalytics and Structure department at Formycon currently consists of two scientists and one technical assistant. We cover a broad scope of techniques and are responsible for maintenance and qualification of several instruments, which makes this position exciting and challenging. The main tasks include the following:
• 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
• Development, 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-analysis 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
  • Hybrid work
  • 30 days paid vacation
  • Formycon pension
  • Group accident insurance
  • Formycon card
  • Continuing education offers
  • Team spirit, great working atmosphere 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 and cover letter 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.

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