Affimed (Nasdaq: AFMD) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company which engineers targeted immunotherapies, seeking to improve patient outcomes through the power of innate immunity. Affimed’s fit-for-purpose ROCK® platform allows innate immune engagers to be designed for specific patient populations. We are developing single and combination therapies to treat cancers.

Within our highly motivated Research and Development Team in Heidelberg, Germany, we are offering a

Werkstudent Translational Immunobiology (f/m/d)

(Reference No. R2209)

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Immune Cell biology:

  • Isolate, cultivate and characterize primary human immune cells, tumor cell lines used in immuno-oncology research, and primary patient derived cells.
  • Perform experiments involving immune cell profiling, cytotoxicity, and activation assays
  • Execute genetic engineering of primary human immune cells using state of the art technologies


  • Be responsible for data generation, collection, interpretation, and communication of results.
  • Analyse and document experimental data
  • Lead troubleshooting of methods, assays, and devices
  • Be responsible for daily lab activities and maintenance of equipment


  • Enrolled in a Bachelor´s or Master’s program in Cell Biology, Immunology, Cancer Biology, Biomedical Engineering or relevant scientific discipline
  • Option to work up to 20h/ week (Semester) and up to 40h/week (Semesterferien)
  • Basic practical experience with in vitro and/or cell culture experiments


The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to work in a dynamic, highly motivated, multidisciplinary, and collegial team.

For any queries, please contact Susanne Hering (Tel: +49 6221 6743 675, e-mail:

Heidelberg, May 2022

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