Are you an engineer or a scientist interested in joining an international team of highly qualified staff? Do you want to see the latest inventions?
Then this professional opportunity is the right one for you!
Job group: 4
Grade: G7-10 (net (basic) monthly salary* for this vacancy: EUR 5 680 to 8 050, depending on experience)
Duration of appointment: five years
Career path: Technical
Application deadline: 10.3.2019
We are currently seeking material scientists, with a Master's degree in engineering, physics, chemistry or natural sciences, to work as European Patent Examiners in the area of Galenics in the following technical fields:
We have vacancies for patent examiners with a background in pharmacy or the like, and preferably knowledge of applied organic or polymer chemistry, e.g. compositions, sugars or nucleotides.
Your future team deals with pharmaceutical formulations characterized by their form or by their excipients. The field covers all kinds of dosage forms and drug delivery systems, be it solutions, emulsions, powders, tablets, (micro/nano-) capsules, liposomes or transdermal patches. Active ingredients range from inorganic substances, low molecular organic compounds to peptides and nucleotides. Many of the excipients used for solid and semi-solid compositions are of polymeric nature.
In view of the variety of compounds/compositions involved, the team comprises pharmacists and (bio-)chemists with different technical backgrounds.
Your main responsibilities
We expect you to be able to:
Our next recruitment events will take place in Munich from 13.5.2019 to 17.5.2019.
At the end of our recruitment process, suitable candidates are either directly appointed to a vacant post or added to the EPO Talent Pool for a period of 18 months. We may use the Talent Pool to fill vacant posts with a similar profile.
* after deduction of EPO internal tax and before deduction of staff contributions to the social-security and pension schemes.