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Head of Development  Biophysical Tools for Biotechnology  (m/f/d) - Job München, Remote work - NanoTemper Career Portal

Head of Development Biophysical Tools for Biotechnology (m/f/d)

Join our team!

At NanoTemper Technologies, we have a big mission — to enable researchers to do the best science of their lives. Since 2008, we’ve been developing, producing and selling cutting-edge instruments for drug discovery. With headquarters in Munich, 10 subsidiaries and 150 employees all around the world, we are known for our local and personalized customer-centric approach. We’ve also won numerous company and product awards, namely “Innovator of the Year” for the Top 100 companies in Germany in 2017, 2018 and 2021 as well as “Top-Employer"  2020 and 2021.

The job in a nutshell:
Leadership position in a fast-paced environment and in one of the most innovative companies of Germany.

We are looking for a head of development with a keen interest in the field of biophysical tools for biotechnology. You will be responsible for leading and expanding our development department to engineer the next generation of tools used for the most challenging characterizations in drug discovery. The tools you develop will allow scientists to discover better drugs against cancer and viruses quicker and thus you’ll have a big impact on our society and individual well being.

We are looking for individuals with the creativity, curiosity, and practical insight to succeed with us.


  • You are responsible for the strategic leadership of our development department. In this context you’ll lead several existing teams including software development, embedded engineering, systems engineering, measurement technologies and instrument development.
  • You will champion the scale-up of our development department into a focused, market and customer-driven place our people like to work at.
  • You will work closely together with our research department, our production and our product management.
  • In this function you’ll actively participate in the strategic orientation of the company and report directly to the CEO.
  • Doing so, you ‘ll help to create a world where every disease is treatable.

Your Background

Who you are

You are enthusiastic about leading people, developing biophysical tools and strategic thinking in an R&D environment. You have the courage to constantly challenge the status quo. Furthermore, you are able to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty.


You have many years of experience in developing products in a leadership position with a proven track record of building a creative and motivating work environment.


  • You are recognized as an open minded leader who cares about people.
  • You are a technology enthusiast, to develop premium products drives you.
  • In addition, you are able to focus on the big picture and you can easily align the goals for your area of responsibility with the overall strategy.
  • Besides, you like to question the status quo and adopt new approaches by leading by example with your strong hands-on mentality.


  • Outstanding knowledge of establishing scalable structures and processes to transfer products from development into production.
  • Many years of experience in the development of complex products.
  • Experience in the area of bio and laboratory analytics, especially in the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology, is a plus.
  • Very good communication and presentation skills in English and German (written and spoken)

We offer

  • Unique opportunity to be part of a first-class team, developing cutting-edge technologies for drug discovery.
  • Individual, flexible and family-friendly working time models in full or part time.
  • Opportunities to have influence and ability to take ownership of your own work.
  • Investment in personal development and emphasis in learning new skills.
  • Great office location in Munich with a mountain view close to the Isar river.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Does that sound interesting to you?

Then get in touch. We would like to get to know you.

Please also let us know in a few sentences who you are and why this position should be the next step for you.

Head of Development  Biophysical Tools for Biotechnology  (m/f/d) - Job München, Remote work - NanoTemper Career PortalHead of Development  Biophysical Tools for Biotechnology  (m/f/d) - Job München, Remote work - NanoTemper Career PortalHead of Development  Biophysical Tools for Biotechnology  (m/f/d) - Job München, Remote work - NanoTemper Career Portal
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About our Mission

NanoTemper is a company with a mission: to push the limits of what’s possible for scientific researchers. Our company has received numerous awards not only for our cutting-edge technology, but also our status as a great business to work for. We are a global company that is always expanding our team to include talented people excited about our technologies and the future of scientific research in general. Since its inception, our founders have grown our business with a science-first perspective, and the results speak for themselves.
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