Technical Assistant (Platform Development)

Hobson Prior
Bayern, Germany, Munich
£36144.40 - £40662.45 per annum
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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R & D
Full Time
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Hobson Prior are looking for a Technical Assistant - Platform Development to join a top biotechnology organisation on a permanent basis in Munich. Our client concentrates on developing pioneering gene therapies to enable people living with chronic diseases live a better life.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will work on strategies for optimizing the rAAV vector yield and quality by optimizing our rAAV production plasmids and production cells.
  • Applying biochemical methods such as performing simple purification procedures for AAV-based gene therapy vectors, immunoassays (ELISA) and blotting techniques.
  • Application of molecular biological methods such as qualitative and quantitative PCR, cloning and characterization of plasmid DNA.
  • Application of cell biological methods such as cell culture and transient transfection of eukaryotic cell lines for the production of recombinant AAV vectors on a laboratory scale, as well as transductions.
  • GxP-compliant documentation and evaluation of experiments.
  • Laboratory organisation tasks, such as device responsibility and material procurement.

Key Skills:

  • Enjoy learning and applying new methods and technologies independently.
  • Ability to work independently and precisely.
  • You enjoy working in a team.
  • Good English knowledge.
  • Good MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).


  • Completed vocational training for BTA, MTA or CTA or a comparable qualification and preferably at least five years of professional experience, ideally in the industrial field.
  • Professional experience, especially in research and development is desirable.
  • Prior knowledge in the creation of work instructions, protocols and reports as well as in the GxP-compliant documentation.
  • Experience in virology especially with viral vectors and with work under biological safety level 2 is desirable.
  • Experience in the field of protein biochemical, cell and molecular biological techniques.

Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Providing recruitment solutions across the life sciences industry

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter focused on finding and placing outstanding candidates across Europe and the Asia Pacific. We work proactively and with integrity, communicate in a professional and honest manner and invest time to understand and match the exact requirements of our clients and candidates.

Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure interim and permanent candidates who’ll make a real difference to the success of their business. Our candidates, the best in the industry, often choose to work with us exclusively because we offer the best opportunities in their specialist field.

Representing who we are and what we stand for, our values influence the way we serve our clients and candidates and the way we interact with each other.

We identified them collaboratively – as a team – and so feel 100% invested in them. Together, we think they provide the best possible outcomes all who work with us.

Our standards are set high. We work to a rigorous set of processes to ensure that our conduct is professional, ethical and delivered with integrity at all times.

We are dedicated to finding the very best solutions for our clients and candidates, always going the extra mile to deliver measureable value.

We are guided by our experience and knowledge to provide the best possible service and support to our candidates, clients and colleagues. Our approach is consultative and collaborative.

We focus solely on our chosen market, developing expert consultants who know their industry in depth and specialise within it.

We find great candidates, developing relationships with them regardless of whether they are actively looking. This means we are able to provide both candidates and clients with unique opportunities.

Driven by results, we have plans to expand across different global regions and markets and have confidence in our ability to grow successfully through our core focus.

Contact Us
  • Wellington Gate
  • 7-9 Church Rd
  • TN1 1HT
  • GB
  • 01892 612 612
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