Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical need. Valneva has leveraged its expertise and capabilities both to successfully commercialize two vaccines and to rapidly advance a broad range of vaccine candidates into and through the clinic, including candidates against Lyme disease, the chikungunya virus and COVID-19.


  • Coordinate of work in Department with primary focus on: molecular biology, cell culture, assay development, animal model setup and execution
  • Guide research assistants and support in efficient distribution of workload (knowledge transfer, ensure that standards are met)
  • Plan, analyze, review and troubleshoot experiments
  • Participate actively in various vaccine programs or projects focusing on pre-clinical activities
  • Become an integral part of highly interactive team working on multiple projects
  • Contribute to selection of new vaccine candidates for pre-clinical and clinical development
  • Build and maintain scientific expertise for dedicated vaccine indication
  • Present study results, internally and externally
  • Write and review protocols, research proposals and reports for internal and external studies
  • Prepare and review scientific manuscripts for publication


  • PhD in relevant scientific field (preferred: immunology)
  • More than 5 years of work experience in the life science environment
  • Background in vaccinology and animal models
  • Ability to work according to challenging timelines
  • Team work, excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical/problem solving skills
  • Detailed working style with ability to set priorities
  • Advanced presentation skills for various stakeholders and audiences
  • Computer software (MS Office ..) and knowledge in statistical analyses
  • Fluent in English (oral and written), fluent in German


  • Open, appreciative company culture with innovative spirit and attractive assignments
  • International surrounding with flat hierarchies
  • Good team spirit in a strong and highly motivated team
  • Wide range of benefits


Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 48.000,- gross per year based on full-time employment. However our salaries are market oriented and in line with your qualifications and experience.

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