Laboratory Associate

Posted 25 August 2021
Job type Limited
DisciplineLife Sciences

Job description

For our client, a globally active pharmaceutical company in the Basel area, we are looking for a temporary assignment

Laboratory Associate

Tasks and responsibilities:

* Address fundamental scientific questions, be responsible for the design and execution of experimental work, and conduct data analysis
* Develop and run in vitro immune cell assays (cytokine release assays, purification and cultivation of PBMC, purification differentiation of immune cell subsets, differentiation and activation assays)
* Will routinely independently set-up and perform multi-color flow cytometry experiments
* Characterize compounds in different cellular assays
* Share knowledge by active collaboration with other scientists and associates inside and outside the group
* Attend and present at internal meetings
* Keep accurate electronic records
* Contribute to the organization of the laboratory as assigned

Must haves:

* Vocational training or Bachelor Degree in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Pharmacology (*****)
* Min. 3 years experience in a research lab with a focus on in-vitro immune cell assays, including whole blood and PBMC isolation, cultivation and differentiation (****)
* Prior experience in cytokine analysis (ELISA or multiplex methods) (***)
* Excellent experience in the design and troubleshooting of multi-color (8+ markers) flow cytometry panels on BD instruments (FACS / Durchflusszytometrie) (***)
* In vivo experience with mice and LTK1 certificate (***)
* Good skills in data analysis software (FlowJo, Prism) and in conduct and documentation original research in independent fashion (**)
* Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; German or French is a plus

Nice to haves:

* Prior experience in the pharmaceutical industry
* Experience in immunology, cancer biology and/or drug discovery
* Motivated and reliable team player, but also able to work independently

Working hours:

* Flexible within regular working hours after consultation with Line Manager

Next steps:

Working hours:

* Flexible working hours
Location: Basel
Workload: 100%
Start date: As soon as possible

If you enjoy this job and have the desired qualifications, please apply online. Please do not hesitate to contact me for further information.
Jennifer Drück, tel : +41 61 270 80 42