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Job Opportunity: R&D Manager (m/f/d)

Job Opportunity: R&D Manager (m/f/d)

We are looking for an R&D Manager

We are looking for a motivated and highly self-driven expert to join our journey. Are you the right one to bring our operations to life?


Your role

  • You plan and coordinate the R&D activities and biological evaluation of materials in close collaboration with the material science experts at BASF
  • You organize and establish cell culture assays and techniques and guide the technical staff
  • In close collaboration with our production manager, you monitor the quality management as well as the standardization and optimization of the production processes
  • As part of an interdisciplinary project team, you will represent our team on conferences and establish a network with business and academic partners
  • You will monitor market trends, relevant scientific developments as well as competitor activities and initiate new research projects
  • You will support customers in case of applicational issues in the daily usage of our products


You offer

  • You have completed your PhD in cell biology and preferably gained several years of R&D experience in the area of stem cell cultivation and 3D cell culture
  • You have extensive practical experience in cell culture assays; additional experience with quality management in industry (GMP, ISO certification) is a plus
  • You have experience working as part of interdisciplinary teams, your communication skills are excellent (German and English), and you feel comfortable with interacting with multiple partners
  • You describe yourself as a creative and hands-on person, big team player and you love to work in a changing environment of an agile start-up team


We offer

  • The possibility to build with us a cutting-edge life science business from ground up
  • The agility and flexibility of a start-up paired with the resources and backing of a large corporate player
  • A steady interaction and dialogue with experienced experts from two worlds – corporate BASF and our wide external entrepreneurial network
  • Use the mass of experiences of your colleagues and our Entrepreneurs in Residence to develop yourself and your Venture further
  • Flexible working time and mobile work as well as usual perks of a company in the start-up environment
  • A competitive salary and a temporary employment contract

Are you interested?

Nothing is set in stone yet, so your input is highly welcome. Please contact Tobias Seeger (tobias.seeger@chemovator.com) with your relevant documents. We are looking forward to hearing from you!