Scientist Upstream Processing (gn)

Munich, Germany

About Us

At MorphoSys, we are motivated by our mission: More life for people with cancer. As a global, commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, we are driven by the urgency to discover, develop, and deliver groundbreaking medicines, aspiring to redefine how cancer is treated.

Our success is created by our people, and we bring together exceptional talent from around the world, offering our colleagues a collaborative, flexible, and diverse work environment. We are looking for individuals who share our values and are motivated to improve the lives of people impacted by cancer.

Our headquarters are in Planegg, Germany and our U.S. operations are anchored in Boston, Massachusetts. To learn more, visit us at, and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Please note that this position is for a 2 year term.


Your Responsibilities

  • Work on cutting-edge technologies with the aim of generating differentiated, more efficacious, and safer engineered antibody-based therapeutics for patients
  • Manufacture antigens, antibodies, fusion proteins, bispecific antibodies, and other protein modalities for application in research and pre-clinical application
  • Perform transient and stable expression in mammalian expression systems
  • Support project teams by computational antibody modeling and rational protein design to solve project-related issues
  • Scientific responsibility for the protein production including organization of laboratory work, review of results and experimental protocols
  • Perform method development, technology evaluations and implement new technologies
  • Supervise technical assistants and coordinate project tasks with other scientists to ensure efficient, high-quality protein production
  • Present and discuss results within MorphoSys cross-functional project teams and with external partners


Your Skillset

  • PhD in the field of life sciences or equivalent degree in biotechnology, biology, cell biology, biochemistry or related disciplines preferably complemented by post-doc or industry experience
  • Hands-on experience in recombinant protein expression by transient and stable mammalian cell systems
  • Experienced in design and production of protein molecules with potential biotechnological and biomedical applications
  • Insight into protein structure determination and data interpretation. Previous experience in computational antibody modeling and rational protein design is advantageous
  • Teamplayer with well-developed communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate and manage parallel project streams
  • Systematic, careful and responsible execution and review of experiments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and German


Our Culture & Benefits

  • Flexible working models
  • Attractive working in cross-functional teams
  • Open and appreciative culture
  • Multicultural environment with the brightest and most innovative people
  • Working in an attractive, high-quality building with a top notch restaurant
  • Attractive benefits for wellbeing (financial and non-financial), recognition and development
  • International development opportunities