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Associate Director - Allogeneic Cell Therapy Research & Development (m|w|d)

The company

Progress prospers with inspiration and curiosity. For 30 years Miltenyi Biotec has been developing products and services that are used in basic research, translational research and cell therapy. Today we are a team of more than 3,500 scientists, physicians, engineers, marketers and numerous other specialists. At Miltenyi Biotec, innovative ideas are being turned into cutting edge products. Together, we are passionate about driving biomedical progress towards curing severe diseases.


Your role

Within our R&D Immunotherapy department you and your team are responsible for Miltenyi’s pre-clinical research and development of novel allogeneic cell therapies. You generate the data packages for filing clinical trial applications at regulatory agencies.

  • You are planning, conducting and analyzing CAR or TCR modified immune cells, as well as establishing further engineering of immune cells to improve their persistence, tumor homing and anti-tumor activity.
  • You take responsibility for the strategic planning and development of next generation cell therapies to overcome the challenges of tumor escape strategies.
  • Due to your close cooperation with other departments such as Clinical Development, RA, QA, and Marketing as well as with external cooperation partners and CROs you collect and provide all necessary information and communicate them to your team. In regular meetings you inform the Management Board about your progress.
  • You plan, supervise and publish your research in scientific journals and at international conferences.
  • Using your broad network, you establish and expand collaborative projects with academic groups and industry to fulfill Miltenyi’s approach to “Make cancer history” - become part of our team!

Your profile

  • You have a PhD in biology, immunology, biomedicine, or a similar field and have subsequently gained relevant scientific experience with focus on translational immunology research within an industry setting or a postdoc role.
  • In-depth professional experience with the research and development of immune cellular therapies are essential, ideally you have an IND submission record.
  • You are experienced in overcoming the challenges of tackling solid cancers (e.g. tumor micro environment, homing).
  • You have a strong scientific background and a proven publication record.
  • You have gained substantial experience in leading a team and independently developing your field of expertise. You are familiar with resource management and have made use of your project management skills and reporting tools before.
  • You are enthusiastic about developing novel cell and gene therapies to overcome the challenges of successful cancer therapy.

What we offer

  • A modern workplace and exciting opportunities in the development of technologies with a secure future
  • Cross-border intercultural cooperation and short communication channels
  • A collegial corporate culture and flexible working hours enable time management on your own terms
  • Personalized employee development program: specialist and personal training courses provided by our own training academy

Contact us

If you have the skills and qualifications for this position, please use the link to send us your details (application letter, curriculum vitae, references and certificates). Please give us some idea of when you can start and the kind of salary you are looking for.


Ihr Ansprechpartner

Horst Zieger (ext.)
Tel.: 01733150137

Miltenyi Biotec B.V. & Co. KG
Human Resources
Friedrich-Ebert-Strasse 68
51429 Bergisch Gladbach Germany