Research Associate* Serodiscovery


Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 5.000 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.


Research Associate* Serodiscovery 


As part of our Serodiscovery team, you will work on innovative projects and make a significant contribution to diagnostic and therapeutic development in the field of oncology and immunology.  


Your tasks in detail are: 


  • Project-related, independent performance and documentation of highly complex serological assays (Phage Display, Luminex, ELISA) to detect B-cell dependent antibody responses 
  • Responsible for the coordination of the general laboratory organization  
  • Cooperate with the development and optimization of new methods and processes 
  • Creation of SOPs and process descriptions as well as their revision 


What you bring with you:


  • Successfully completed training as a BTA*, biology laboratory technician* or bachelor/master degree in the field of life science or comparable qualification with relevant work experience (1-3 years)  
  • Demonstrated experience of immunological and serological detection methods (especially ELISA methods)  
  • Experience with phage display and/or Luminex is advantageous  
  • Knowledge in the use of common molecular biological and protein biochemical methods 
  • Experience with aseptic cell culture is advantageous 
  • Structured, independent and efficient way of working with strong attention to detail  
  • High level of commitment, flexibility and ability to work in a team  
  • Good command of written and spoken English  
  • Proficient with common Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) 




Benefits for you:

  • Flexible Working Time
  • Mobile Office
  • Work from EU Countries
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses

... and much more.


Have we kindled your pioneering spirit? 


Then apply now for our location Mainz Goldgrube and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 6792 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not tolerate discrimination, favoritism, or harassment based on gender, political opinion, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or social origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, physical appearance, health status or any other aspect of personal status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

BioNTech - As unique as you