Pieris Pharmaceuticals is a publicly traded biotechnology company (Nasdaq: PIRS) with operations in Germany and the United States, specializing in the discovery and development of anticalin-based drugs to address validated disease pathways individually and transformatively. Together with our partners, we carry out innovative research in the fields of immuno-oncology, respiratory diseases and ophthalmology. Pieris' proprietary Anticalin proteins are a novel class of drugs validated by clinical trials and partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for an experienced:

Team Leader / Senior Scientist (m/f/d), FACS Facility

Your Tasks:

  • Provide leadership to a team of direct reports through coaching and mentoring
  • Provides in depth and hands-on technical expertise/scientific guidance to team members
  • In conjunction with the other team leaders and scheduler, co-ordinate the team’s day to day activities
  • Define with preclinical biological lead best strategy and time lines for development and provide plan and FTE requirement
  • Set up, develop and organize according to pipeline in high and low throughput FACS analysis and cell sorting required for Anticalin and anticalin fusions characterization
  • Interpret data to develop recommendation for project progression
  • Develop tool box for multi-color flow cytometry assays
  • Ensure set up of cell sorting core
  • Complete quality records (deviations and change controls) in a timely manner
  • Write and review, SOPs and forms
  • Present results internally and externally

Our Requirements:

We are a fast-growing biotechnology company with approximately 120 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.

Each of our employees participates directly in the success of the company through a stock option program and a stock savings plan. In addition, each employee participates in a bonus program based on the achievement of individual and company-wide goals. 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.