Scientist, Research & Development (m/w/d)

Thermo Fisher Scientific Vienna, Wien

About the Job

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit

Bender MedSystems GmbH is a subsidiary of Thermo Fisher Scientific registered in Austria and based at the Campus Vienna BioCenter - an internationally renowned biotech cluster. The company is one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of immunological detection systems.

Scientist, Research & Development (m/w/d)


  • Practical project development towards commercial research products
  • Development and validation of immunological detection methods, for the analysis of biological samples (ELISA, ProcartaPlex)
  • Independent planning and execution of experiments including data analysis and interpretation of results
  • Laboratory maintenance, like instrument calibration, buffer preparation, ordering antibodies or consumables
  • Performance of testing and assays in accordance with approved methods and SOPs
  • Assistance in troubleshooting, investigations and other duties as required
  • Providing training and support for interns (BA or MA students)

Required qualification:

  • B.Sc. in Biology, Biochemistry, or related science
  • Hands-on experience with immunoassays (ELISA, bead-based multiplex assays, PLA or similar)
  • Good understanding of immunology, cell biology and protein analysis techniques.
  • Good problem-solving skills and logical approach to solving scientific problems
  • Interest in improving skills and knowledge in the development of innovative commercial research products
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Possesses analytical thinking skills that are applied to solving a complex scientific problem
  • Works well in a team environment and cooperates with other members of the team to find a solution
  • Proficiency in German and English

We offer:

  • A responsible and interesting job in a leading company serving science
  • A motivated team of strong performers
  • Thorough induction, with a training program tailored to the individual needs
  • Attractive employment conditions and a modern location in the 3rd district in Vienna

Obliged by the Austrian labor law, we are required to state the minimum salary as per the Austrian Collective Bargain Agreement. For this role the minimum remuneration is EUR 28.906,36 gross per year. Depending on the experience we offer an attractive compensation package based on the market-oriented salaries, which is significantly above the stated minimum salary.