ChanPharm GmbH is looking for a Senior Researcher for its drug discovery program


About ChanPharm

We discover novel drugs for a wide variety of diseases; investigate the molecular binding mechanisms of novel molecules to these membrane proteins and analyze toxic effects. ChanPharm is a successful contract research organization (CRO). Over the last years our company contributed to the development of novel drugs that are currently in clinical studies.

Our company is working in a dynamic, international environment, has access to exciting scientific projects and provides state-of-the art facilities.

As member of the Vienna BioCenter we are partners of joint scientific projects with research groups at IMBA and global high tech companies.

We are currently expanding our platform for toxicological/drug discovery studies on stem cell-derived neuronal and cardiac cell models.


Job Duties

• Plans, designs and conducts experiments including data analysis

• Generates genetically modified cell lines

• Characterizes the affinity of drugs for various target proteins

• Uses automated Lab equipment

• Documents and interprets results and report to principal investigators.

• Conducts literature searches and summarize information in an appropriate format for a particular study.

• Helps to write and prepare reports.


Minimum Qualifications

• Master, MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.


Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, pharmacology

• Practical experience in molecular biology techniques and stem cell biology

• Skilled in fluorescence studies on cell lines

• Working under BSL I and II

• Experience in method development and data analysis

• Pharmacology and toxicology backgrounds is a plus

• Command of English (English is Lab language)

We offer

• A sallary based on the "Kollektivvertrag für Angestellte im Gewerbe und Handwerk und in der Dienstleistung" for a full-time position (Verwendungsgruppe V, first year) amounting to 14x € 3.673,36 gross (Brutto).

• Willingness to overpay according to qualifications and experience.

• Opportunities for professional development in the field of drug discovery.



• 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 office(at) not later than September 30th, 2024.

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