Associate Scientist - Bioanalytics

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Biochemistry
  3. Switzerland
Posting date: 01 Apr 2019

ProClinical is partnering with a leading global pharmaceutical company to advertise a vacancy for an Associate Scientist - Bioanalytics position. This leading Swiss pharmaceutical company is currently seeking to hire the Associate Scientist in Basel. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a top 1- global pharmaceutical company with market products in multiple therapy areas.

The Associate Scientist will perform bioanalytical experiments (i.e., cell-based bioassays, ELISA, and Q-PCR) for quality control of development and commercial biotech drug substances (DS) and drug products (DP) in collaboration with members of the own and cross-functional teams in a cGMP environment. They will also perform analytical method validation and transfer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Planning, performing, and documenting bioanalytical experiments (i.e., cell-based bioassays, ELISA, and Q-CPR) in a cGMP environment.
  • Providing raw data and interpreting results.
  • Validating and transferring analytical test methods.
  • Addressing simple problems, recognising and communication complex problems, and informing on deviations and unexpected results.
  • Collaborating with other associates and facilitating efficient performances of planned analyses within the team.
  • Scheduling and performing routine maintenance of instruments/equipment.
  • Contributing to lab procedures, reports, and/or instructions and/or SOPs.
  • equipment.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A Bachelor of Science.
  • Roughly 3 years of experience as a Technician, with less being acceptable for a BS holder.
  • Good knowledge of cGMP.
  • Awareness for the safe handling of chemicals, potentially dangerous materials, and equipment.
  • Adequate scientific or technical knowledge In a specific area (cell-based bioassays, cell culture, ELISA, and Q-PCR).
  • Good knowledge of laboratory and/or technical tools.
  • Adequate knowledge of software and computer tools.
  • Fluency in English OR German.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

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