Jobs & Careers at QPS Austria


Currently there are the following vacancies at QPS Austria:


Research Assistant – Rodent Behavior (m/f) (40 hours)

QPS Austria GmbH is a successful international full-service contract research organization (CRO) in the area of preclinical and clinical research. At our location in Grambach near Graz we are searching for a highly motivated

Research Assistant – Rodent Behavior (m/f)

Main tasks:

  • Independently perform behavioral tests with mice and rats in order to produce reliable and precise data
  • Analyze behavioral videos and auditory recordings
  • Statistically evaluate, visualize and interpret data for project reports
  • Trouble shoot, develop and improve experimental set-ups of behavioral tests
  • Being responsible for training others and equipment.

Minimal requirements:

  • Experience with laboratory animals; ideally mice and rats
  • Technical interest and understanding of laboratory equipment as well as computer soft- and hardware
  • Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks in parallel
  • Experience and passion to develop and optimize assays
  • Understanding of statistical evaluations; ideally hands-on experience
  • Responsible, accurate, yet flexible working style
  • Strong quality-and hygiene-consciousness
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  • Self-organized, well-structured and solution-oriented
  • Good command of English; preferably also German

Optional requirements:

  • Programming skills (e.g. VBA/Excel)
  • Knowledge of transgenic animal models
  • Neuroscience expertise

What we offer :

  • Be part of a dynamic and dedicated team in an internationally active company
    For this position we offer a minimum monthly gross salary of € 1.884,99 according to the collective agreement (14 x a year). Additional pay depending on qualifications and previous experience is possible
  • Flexible working hours
  • Meal vouchers / company canteen
  • Daily fresh fruits and free coffee/tea

Please send your complete application documents, including CV, cover letter describing your area of expertise and motivation, as well as employer’s reference letters and certificates to For more information please visit

QPS Austria GmbH
Parkring 12, 8074 Grambach
P: +43 (0) 316 258111

We are always interested in receiving initiative applications.