Valneva is a specialty vaccine company focused on the development and commercialization of prophylactic vaccines for infectious diseases with significant unmet medical needValneva 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. Valneva has operations in Austria, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and the U.S. with over 650 employees.

Your responsibilities as Senior Scientist

  • Planning, analysis, review and troubleshooting of external pre-clinical animal models
  • Writing and reviewing of technical protocols / reports for external studies
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with external parties regarding pre-clinical animal models and other studies
  • Verification and review of set-up for immunological assays used for assessing pre-clinical vaccine candidates
  • Active participation at various vaccine programs or projects focusing on pre-clinical activities
  • Contribution to selection of new vaccine candidates for pre-clinical and clinical development
  • Build and maintain scientific expertise for dedicated vaccine indication
  • Become an integral part of highly interactive team working on multiple projects
  • Preparation and review of scientific manuscripts for publication

Your qualifications

  • PhD in relevant scientific field (preferred: immunology)
  • Several years of work experience in the life science environment
  • Background in vaccinology and animal models
  • Willingness to work in a research as well as GxP-regulated environment
  • Ability to work according to challenging timelines
  • Team work, excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical/problem solving skills
  • Computer software (MS Office,…) and knowledge in statistical analyses
  • Fluent in English (oral and written), fluent in German

Our offer

  • 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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