Post-Doc Process Science Peptide Manufacturing (f/m/d) - 3-years limited

Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG

Vienna, Austria


56k€+ (jährlich)

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Oct 28

Post-Doc Process Science Peptide Manufacturing (f/m/d) - 3-years limited


Job-ID: 2211946
Job level: Entry Level & Graduate
Functional area: Biopharmaceuticals
Schedule: Full-time

As of now, the Process Science Development Team of Boehringer Ingelheim RCV is seeking a talented Postdoc to strengthen our team’s vision to produce therapeutic peptide modalities recombinantly.

We are developing robust, high-yield production processes for microbial derived, recombinant biopharmaceuticals including process optimization and scale up to manufacturing. The scientific scope of the position comprises research in the field of bioprocess development with special focus on recombinant peptides and the analytical strategy, therefore. Emphasis will be given on purification processes, in-vivo and ex-vivo modifications of peptides, and development of our analytical toolbox. 

Tasks & responsibilities
  • Act as a scientific expert in development of new manufacturing processes, peptide modifications and respective analytical methods and partner with development teams to solve complex problems that require your technical skills
  • Engage in experimental planning and subsequent execution, analyses, and interpretation of process data to develop new manufacturing solutions 
  • Prepare reports for running projects, proposals for new projects and drive implementation of your findings into routine process development as project leader and principal investigator
  • Support process development team in regard to innovative technical solutions and take over the supervision of students and cross functional projects
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to evaluate manufacturability of next generation peptides 

  • PhD in Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering, Biochemistry or similar
  • Experience in bioprocess development combined with practical skills in downstream unit operations (e.g. chromatography, filtration)
  • Knowledge in analytical technics such as HPLC, CE, high throughput methods
  • Know how in in- or ex-vivo modification of peptides is an advantage
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and ideally in German
 About Boehringer Ingelheim’s Postdoc Programme
  • The initial appointment is for 2 years fixed term contract with potential for a 1-2 year extension
  • As a Postdoctoral Fellow you will benefit from a fully resourced and fully funded research environment with access to state-of-the-art tools, technologies and equipment
  • Embedded in the BI Discovery Research organization, you will benefit from vibrant and regular scientific exchange within BI’s post doc community, including global BI post doc retreats, and with research scientists as well as with academic collaboration partners
  • You will be expected to publish your scientific results in peer-reviewed journals and present your data at international conferences

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Your Benefits

  • Flexible working time models/home office depending on the position Additional off-days (bridge-days) for more leisure time
  • Attractive allowances when working in shifts 
  • Staff restaurant with a variety of lunch options for your daily well-being
  • Position specific training opportunities for your personal and professional growth
  • Comprehensive health promotion, sustaining your health in the best possible way

The minimum gross annual salary according to the collective bargaining agreement for this position is EUR 56.000,-- (full time), although the actual salary is based on your technical skills and personal competencies as well as your professional experience. 


  • Work with us on the health of humans and animals - do something meaningful!!
  • As a family-run company we offer long-term and stable jobs and value sustainability
  • We offer you an innovative working environment and a responsible and versatile tasks 
  • Work in Vienna Meidling together with more than 3,080 employees on international projects. A team of over 40 nationalities is waiting for you!
 Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


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Do you have any additional questions about the position? Your HR Recruiting Manager for this position is Matthäus Vogel.

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