Research Associate - Neuroscience (m/f)

Posted 04 January 2022
Salary Verhandelbar
Job type Limited
DisciplineLife Sciences

Job description

For our customer a global pharmaceutical company based in Basel, we are looking for a motivated

Research Associate - Neuroscience (m/f)

The position is in the Rare Disease group, which focusses on the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for genetically defined diseases with high unmet medical need.

To support ongoing work to develop human model systems, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic research associate to set up novel protocols for generating in vitro models of neurodegenerative diseases.

Your tasks

  • Culturing of cell lines and IPSC differentiated neurons
  • Testing novel protocols for differentiating primary cell lines into target cell types.
  • Developing new in vitro assays.
  • Design, planning, execution, data analysis, visualization and interpretation of experiments.
  • Documentation of experiments as per Roche guidelines
  • Presentation of result to multifunctional project teams

Your qualifications

  • BSc or MSc in Biology or Life Sciences
  • Experience in cell culture and basic molecular biology
  • Experience in using lentiviral vectors for transduction of primary cells and selection of transduced cells
  • Experience with culturing primary human cells
  • Experience in Immunostaining and imaging of cultured cells
  • Willingness to perform daily cell culture activities to support the projects in the department.
  • Flexible mindset and the ability to work with multi-functional project teams.
  • Scientific curiosity, commitment and good organization skills.
  • Fluent in English and excellent communication skills.

Your application
Please apply online. For further information about the position, please contact your Kelly Recruiter, Simone Mumbauer, PhD (+41 44 225 41 12).

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