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Master´s Thesis – Cancer Drug Discovery (m/f)


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Master´s Thesis – Cancer Drug Discovery (m/f) - Full-time,

Beginning of the year 2020


The discovery of innovative medicines has improved the lives of patients with cancer, yet new therapies are needed to help more patients. To investigate new approaches to tackle cancer, we are encouraging applications for master student positions in cancer research. Successful candidates will get the chance to drive a research project, gain insights into the drug discovery process, and contribute to the exploration of novel cancer drug targets and therapeutic approaches.

We offer numerous exciting positions in cancer cell signalling, cancer pharmacology and cancer immunology.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Driving and shaping a research project in a self-organized way
  • Establishing and implementing assays and methods required to drive a project forward
  • Independently conducting experiments and discussing results with respect to current literature
  • Insights into pharmaceutical drug discovery and development

Application procedure

The internship positions (10-month duration) will start beginning of 2020. We accept applications from 15.07. – 31.08.2019 through the application portal. You will receive feedback on your application by 15.09. and interviews will take place end of September.

Please apply by sending your CV and a letter of motivation.


  • Experience with immunological, biochemical and cellular methods applied to in vitro or in vivo models
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • High motivation and personal commitment
  • Good computer skills
  • Good knowledge of English in speaking and writing

Your Benefits

  • Additional off-days (bridge days)
  • Comprehensive health promotion
  • Staff restaurant

Boehringer Ingelheim offers competitive compensation. This position is remunerated according to qualification in regard to full-time employment with an annual total target of not less than € 21,577.36 gross.

Who we are

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key,  because your growth is our growth.

Want to learn more? Visit and join us in our effort to make more health.


Your HR Recruiting Manager for this Position is Gerlinde Leiss.

Stellenangebot, Job, Master´s Thesis – Cancer Drug Discovery (m/f), Boehringer Ingelheim Regional Center Vienna GmbH & Co KG (Austria)

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Job - Research & Development
Primary Location - Europe-AT-Vienna-Vienna
Organization - AT-Boehringer Ingelheim Regional Center Vienna GmbH & Co KG (Austria)
Schedule - Full-time

Stellenangebot, Job, Master´s Thesis – Cancer Drug Discovery (m/f), Boehringer Ingelheim Regional Center Vienna GmbH & Co KG (Austria)