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Vaxxilon has a world-class team of scientists dedicated to realizing the potential of synthetic carbohydrate vaccines
to help people around the world.

Do you believe in improving world health with new, innovative vaccines? Would you fit into a company that values

  • Great Science
  • Simplicity
  • Cooperation & Teamwork
  • Communication & Transparency

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Vaxxilon is hiring!

Senior Scientist – Organic Chemist (M/F): 12489 Berlin

Vaxxilon Deutschland GmbH is seeking to hire a full time organic chemist as an integral team member for ongoing projects with potential to become a team leader for new projects. The successful candidate will have substantial experience with oligosaccharides and/or lipid syntheses. The position is based in Berlin at the Adlershof Science and Technology Park. Vaxxilon offers competitive salaries, equity program participation and benefits.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Support the Adlershof scientists as an integral team member to
  • Apply expertise to design and execute multi-step syntheses of complex target molecules
  • Isolation, purification, and characterization of organic compounds
  • Develop scalable routes for pre-clinical candidates
  • Interpretation of data, drafting reports and publications
  • Work in a multi-disciplinary environment

Qualifications & Experience

  • PhD in organic chemistry
  • 2+ years of experience in an academic or industrial setting
  • Previous experience in oligosaccharide or lipid syntheses, isolation and characterization
  • Bioconjugation, isolation and characterization of conjugates with some knowledge on formulation
  • Strong knowledge and hands on experience on the analytical techniques used for characterization of organic compounds and glycoconjugates (e.g. HPLC, LC-MS, NMR, GC, HPAECMALLSMALDI, etc.)
  • Deep knowledge in the use and maintenance of laboratory instruments
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English


  • “Roll-up your sleeves” attitude
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Works to deadlines and under pressure
  • Proactive – ability to work independently
  • Initiative to solve problems and multi-task
  • Team-orientation with ability to cope in a lively, multi-cultural environment
  • Continuous improvement and idea-sharing mindset

Vaxxilon’s primary language is English, including Adlershof which is an English-speaking environment. All interviews will be conducted in English…

Vaxxilon principles
Great science
Communication & Transparency
Cooperation & Teamwork

Report to:
Managing Director, Vaxxilon Deutschland GmbH


Type of position:
Full-time employee

Apply before:
January 12, 2018

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Basel Area Vaxxilon AG Christoph Merian-Ring 11, 4153 Reinach, Switzerland

Berlin Area (Adlershof) Vaxxilon Deutschland GmbH Magnusstraße 11, 12489 Berlin, Germany