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Research Associate

ITech Consult

Posted on Jun 20, 2022 by ITech Consult

Basel, Switzerland
22 Jul 0001
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Research Associate - Lab/cell culture/IT/English/German


For our pharma client in Basel we are looking for a Research Associate (m/w/d).


We are seeking a highly motivated and talented Research Associate to join our cancer biology team focused on the discovery of novel anti-cancer agents. You will be a member of the Cancer Targeted Therapy (CTT) group located at the Roche Innovation Center Basel working in a team of approximately 30 cancer biologists supported by Roche's Small Molecule Research (SMR) and Pharmaceutical Sciences (PS) functions to evaluate candidate therapies in state-of-the art molecular, cellular and in vivo pharmacology laboratories. You will be in charge of the development and the implementation of assays enabling the validation of new potential targets, and screening and characterization of small molecule inhibitors in human cancer cell lines.

The perfect candidate:

The perfect candidate has a finished apprenticeship at Roche, min. 3 years experience in a research lab in the pharmaceutical industry as well as min. 2 years experience in working with cell culture as well as hands-on experience in molecular and cell biology methods.

Areas of responsibility:

- Maintenance of cell culture
- Design, plan and execute experiments in a timely manner, under the leadership of the assigned lab head
- Perform, optimize and analyze assay data using 96/384 well microtiter assay formats
- Conduct multiple experimental approaches in parallel
- Share knowledge by enthusiastic collaboration with other scientists and associates within the group
- Keep accurate electronic records

Must haves:

- Finished apprenticeship as research associate (Roche apprenticeship is a plus), BSc or MSc in a life science discipline (eg cell biology, immunology)
- At least 3 years of experience in a research lab, ideally in the pharmaceutical industry
- Min. 2 years of experience in cell culture
- At least 2 years hands-on experience in molecular and cell biology methods (RNAi, qRT[1]PCR, western blotting)
- Familiarity with standard lab equipment and IT tools
- Very good oral and written communication skills in English are required, German is a plus
- Team player, who can easily integrate
- Communicative and open-minded
- Independent working style

Nice to Haves:
- Experience in compound screening in cell-based assays (growth assays, Incucyte imaging)

Reference no: 921641

Role: Research Associate

Industry: Pharmaceutical industry

Workload: 100%

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Start date: 01.07.2022

Duration: 15 months contract

About us:

ITech Consult is a certified ISO 9001:2015 Swiss company with offices also located in Germany and Ireland. ITech Consult is specialised in delivering IT candidates for contract work. We were founded in 1997 by IT professionals; hence we well understand what it means to be professionally supported in your search for a new project and being employed.

Reference: 1635756210

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