Biochemist Protein Service

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 26 Nov 2021

Full Time (40h/w)

Klosterneuburg (Vienna), Austria

€ 45,000* gross/year

IST Austria is growing. Grow with us!

IST Austria is a growing international institute for conducting frontier research in mathematics, computer science, and the life and physical sciences. We recruit passionate professionals from all over the world and from all fields who support our goals of excellence in research and science management. Located on a beautiful campus on the outskirts of Vienna, we offer numerous opportunities for personal growth in a stable working environment. Get an insight!

Your responsibilities

IST Austria seeks to hire an experienced biochemist for its core molecular biology service. The facility currently provides molecular cloning, virus production and cell culture services. It is now being expanded to include protein expression, purification and characterization. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to build up the new protein services and to oversee the already existing operations.

  • Work closely with research groups to plan experiments, communicate results, and provide analytical support
  • Expression, purification and biophysical characterization of proteins
  • Operate and maintain facility equipment
  • Provide training and technical support to users
  • Reliably document all procedures along QC standards
  • Conceptualize and implement working processes/rules/guidelines/SOPs

Your profile

  • Advanced degree (MSc or PhD) in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or a similar field
  • Proven practical experience with designing protein purification strategies utilizing multiple chromatographic separation techniques
  • Experience with biophysical characterization of proteins (e.g., MALS, DLS, DSF, MP, ITC, SPR, BLI, etc)
  • High level of understanding and working knowledge of protein purification and characterization equipment
  • Experience with molecular biology (cloning and cell culture) advantageous
  • Excellent communications skills in English (written & spoken)
  • Service-oriented working style with high conceptual and organizational skills
  • Excellent team player who can also work independently

Your benefits

  • Education & training
  • Cafeteria
  • Childcare
  • Free shuttle bus
  • Multiple health offers
  • Pension insurance

To submit your application, please e-mail

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