Associate Scientist

€30000 - €31000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland
Posting date: 03 Mar 2021

Proclinical are looking for a motivated Associate Scientist to perform bioanalytical experiments for quality control of biotech drug substances (DS) and drug products (DP) in collaboration with members of the own and cross-functional teams in a cGMP environment. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established pharmaceutical organisation in Switzerland.

Job Responsibilities

  • Planning and performing analytical experiments in a cGMP environment for release-, stability-, and in-process control (IPC) testing of drug substance and drug product samples (e.g. monoclonal antibody)
  • Trending of results and assay performance parameters
  • Validation and transfer of test methods
  • Check of data and documentation
  • Managing reagents (e.g. qualification, inventory and performance tracking)
  • As instrument responsible person, perform the evaluation, initial qualification and the periodic functional testing of analytical instruments in accordance with cGMP
  • Interacting with other groups within the Novartis company, e.g. the Development department or the respective production sites

Skills and Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as Lab Technician. Lab Technician degree is preferred rather than Master Postgraduates.
  • Good knowledge of cGMP
  • Awareness for safe handling of chemicals, cell lines, potentially dangerous materials and equipment.
  • Adequate scientific or technical knowledge in a specific area (e.g. cell-based bioassays, cell culture, ELISA and Q-PCR).
  • Good knowledge of laboratory and/or technical tools.
  • Adequate knowledge of software and computer tools.
  • Basic presentation skills.
  • Knowledge in German and English (spoken and written)

To Apply

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.