Intern (m/f/d), In Vitro Assay Platform

  • Pieris Pharmaceuticals GmbH
  • Work placement
  • Research, development, teaching
  • Fulltime
  • Published: 2021-03-29
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Pieris Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: PIRS) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company with operations in Germany and the United States. Pieris discovers and develops Anticalin┬« protein-based drugs to target validated disease pathways in a unique and transformative way. Our pipeline includes inhalable Anticalin proteins to treat respiratory diseases and immuno-oncology multi-specifics tailored for the tumor microenvironment. Proprietary to Pieris, Anticalin proteins are a novel class of therapeutics validated in the clinic and by partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies. It is our mission to develop life-changing therapeutic proteins for patients suffering from cancer and respiratory  diseases through the innovative application of novel science and cutting-edge technologies.

To strengthen our team in Hallbergmoos, we are looking for a student (m/f/d) in the In Vitro Assay Platform Department for 6 to 12 months. 


Your Tasks

  • Perform cell culture with regular maintenance of various cell lines
  • Cell line generation with various techniques established in house (e.g. liposomal transfection, transduction, electroporation)
  • Perform cytokine analysis of different experimental set ups using Electro-chemiluminescence based techniques
  • Perform cellular assays to screen drug candidates for immuno-oncology and respiratory programs

Our Requirements

  • Currently persuing Bachelor or Master Studies in the field of biology/Biotechnology/life sciences or any equivalent biological stream
  • Willing to work in a cell-based assay environment for a minimum of 6 months
  • The applicant is well-organized, team-oriented and used to work in an independent and efficient ways
  • The applicant is self-motivated and ready to take on responsibility for their own work as well as for their team
  • Experience in cell culture handling in beneficial
  • Good documentation practice is beneficial

We are a fast-growing biotechnology company with approximately 130 employees at our sites in Freising (Greater Munich Area) and Boston (USA). We work in flat hierarchies with short decision-making paths and offer a working environment characterized by cooperation and innovation.
Our benefits include free drinks, fruit baskets and ice-cream, as well as a bright, friendly and ultra-modern working environment with excellent technical equipment in our new company building in Hallbergmoos. Creative employee events take place several times a year, as team spirit is essential for us. The joint creation of an innovative and participative corporate culture is an important concern for us.

How to reach us

Zeppelinstra├če 3
85399 Hallbergmoos
+49 (0) 811 - 12447 0
  • Ms. Cathrin Grolig
  • HR Project Manager