Research Associate - 100%

Posted 19 August 2022
Salary Verhandelbar
LocationZurich
Job type Limited
DisciplineLife Sciences
ReferenceBBBH554112_1660914690

Job description

Our client is active in the research and development of engineered therapeutic antibodies, with a focus on the fields of cancer immunotherapy and immunotherapy in general.

The candidate will join the Cancer Immunotherapy Discovery Department in Schlieren (Switzerland) and will interact closely with the team of scientists and senior scientists working on a novel class of cancer immunotherapies. She/he will focus on performing in vitro and ex-vivo biological assays to characterize the efficacy of new molecules and unravel their mechanism of action.


Research Associate - 100%


The perfect candidates have a finished university degree or apprenticeship and first experience in immunology or in cell biology, speak and write fluent English and ideally have first experience with cancer immunotherapy.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement experiments and / or methods of analysis and validation
  • Support the lab scientists on project related work
  • Prepare documentation in accordance with guidelines
  • Have Laboratory manager responsibilities including daily lab routine, ordering supplies and monitoring inventory


Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's, Master's degree in Immunology, cell biology or similar; or apprenticeship as Lab technician
  • First experience in immunology or in cell biology
  • Oral and written fluency in English
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively and independently according to time-lines
  • Excellent organizational skills, endowed with personal initiative, precise/diligent, detail oriented to provide high quality data

Nice to Have:

  • Hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture, isolating cells and establishing primary cell culture from murine tissues / organs and human peripheral blood or tumor infiltrating lymphocytes
  • Experience with cell sorting (Aria III)
  • Expertise in common mouse-handling techniques and tumor mouse models
  • Experience with phenotypic and functional characterization of mouse and human immune and stromal cells by multicolor flow cytometry, ELISA/ELISPOT


Please note that this is a temporary position for 1 year

Your application
Please apply online. For further information about the position, please contact your Kelly consultant, Ms. Marta Castellano, MSc. Biology. (+41 44 225 41 08 / +41 76 342 57 90)

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