Chemical-Technical Assistent


ChanPharm GmbH is looking for a Chemical-Technical Assistant  with a passion for science


About ChanPharm

ChanPharm is a drug discovery company and contract research organization.
We discover novel drugs for a wide variety of diseases; study the regulation of ion channels; investigate the molecular binding mechanisms of novel molecules to these membrane proteins and analyze toxic effects of known and novel drugs.


About the position

The research assistant will:

  • assist in daily laboratory organization (e.g. preparing buffers and media, maintaining supplies, taking care of the equipment, curating databases)
  • generate and maintain genetically modified cell lines (using established protocols)
  • be responsible for a cell culture set up, incl. cell lines database and cell lines storage
  • perform standard molecular biology and biochemistry techniques
  • perform flux measurements through ion channels making use of automated patch clamp systems

The candidate must have

  • basic knowledge of molecular biology and biochemistry (acquired either via relevant BSc/MSc degree, training as MTA, CTA or BTA and/or via relevant experience)
  • practical experience in basic molecular biology techniques (e.g. cloning, DNA/RNA purification, PCR, Western Blotting, etc.)
  • experience in cell culture would be optimal
  • command of English (English is Lab language)
  • willingness to acquire further skills
  • motivation to develop and troubleshoot new methods

We offer

  • attractive salary
  • a chance to become a valued member of the ChanPharm team
  • opportunities for professional development
  • access to exciting scientific projects and state-of-the art facilities
  • dynamic, international environment, ChanPharm is a member of the Vienna BioCenter
  • This is a 40 hr/w position (full time) and it is available immediately (the starting date can be negotiated).
  • The initial contract will be for one year with the possibility of extension for multiple years. The monthly salary will be in accordance with the FWF guideline.


  • The interviews will be held on a rolling basis and as soon as a suitable candidate is found, the position will be filled.
  • Please send your CV and motivation letter to no later than November 30th, 2021.