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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there opportunities for advancement at LION?
There are lots of opportunities for you to grow personally and professionally. Most of our group leaders were internally recruited.

What benefits does LION offer?
LION offers an inspiring environment with the possibility to contribute to LION bioscience's success. Competitive salaries, a generous compensation package and an employee share option scheme are making LION an interesting place to work.

 What is it like to live in Heidelberg, Germany?
Heidelberg is located in the Rhein-Neckar Triangle, 50 miles from the international Airport in Frankfurt. Heidelberg offers a unique 800-year history and character all of its own. It hosts the oldest university of Germany (founded in 1386) and is one of the most famous centres for Research and Development in Europe (EMBL, DKFZ, ZMBH) Heidelberg is an excellent place to live and work. You will find all sorts of entertainment, culture, sports, arts, night life, great restaurants, professional sports and outdoor recreation that are easily accessible and affordable. Click here for details on Heidelberg and discover the charm of this old town, the castle, the university and its surrounding landscape.

What is it like to live in Cambridge, UK?
The City of Cambridge is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in Britain. Situated in the quiet east of England, amid the rural countryside of Cambridgeshire. The residents, students of the University and visitors, have the best of all worlds, the combination of the romantic medieval image and an up to date city; Cambridge is beautiful, not over big and with all the amenities of a University City. Cambridge's unique setting on the banks of the River Cam, the "backs" and the magnificent architecture of the University buildings all combine to make Cambridge the most unforgettable place.

Cambridge has always enjoyed a reputation for being at the forefront of scientific research, and today it is a thriving place, considered to be a centre for hi-tech industries and referred to locally as "Silicon Fen".

Shoppers will find a pleasant environment in Cambridge, for browsing in the bustling market square or discovering the many individual shops, the major stores and the excellent bookshops.

Cambridge has many cosmopolitan cafes and restaurants, serving a selection of food from around the world, together with traditional English cuisine.

In the evening Cambridge offers a choice of theatres, cinemas and clubs. Classical music concerts and organ recitals take place in many of the college chapels and live music can be enjoyed in a number of pubs. Further information on Cambridge and the surrounding area can be found here.

Where should I send my resume?
You can submit your resume in any of following ways:

  1. Submit your cover letter and resume on-line.
  2. E-mail your cover letter and resume to: or or
  3. Mail your cover letter and resume to:
    LION bioscience AG
    Human Resources Dept.
    Postfach 10 37 80
    69027 Heidelberg, Germany

Please cite the title of the job for which you are applying in your cover letter or in the subject line of your e-mail. Thank you.