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Lab Head Cancer Biology (M/F) - Switzerland  

Basilea Pharmaceutica (company)


Posted on : 28 May 2017

Project Description

  • Our company  focuses on products that address increasing resistance and non-response to current treatment options in the therapeutic areas of bacterial infections, fungal infections and cancer. 
  • The company uses the integrated research, development and commercial operations to discover, develop and commercialize innovative pharmaceutical products to meet the medical needs of patients with serious and potentially life-threatening conditions.
  •  To strengthen our Research Department, we are looking for a motivated Lab Head Cancer Biology (M/F)   

Your tasks
  •  Manage and organize a cancer biology lab, including coordination and reporting of research activities in support of preclinical project goals
  •  Scientifically contribute to research teams and strategies based on a solid knowledge of oncology and tumor biology
  •  Independently lead research projects to defined milestones, including interaction with internal and external collaborators as required
  •  Efficiently drive research projects, including novel target validation, mechanism of action and biomarker studies
  •  Develop and implement biochemical and cell biology assays for compound profiling

Your profile
  •  PhD in Cell Biology/Biochemistry with an emphasis on tumor biology
  •  1-2 years’ experience in industrial cancer research, 3 years Postdoctoral experience in tumor biology
  •  Extensive mammalian cell culture and cell biology expertise
  •  Broad biochemical, molecular biology and immunological technique background
  •  Knowledge in statistical analysis and bioinformatics is an asset
  •  Expertise of standard programs for data analysis and presentation and Good IT-user skills in MS-Office programs
  •  Innovative, enthusiastic, flexible and team oriented individual who is able to work independently
  •  English language proficiency, any other language is an asset

We offer an interesting and varied work environment in a dynamic future-oriented enterprise with a highly motivated team, a competitive salary and benefits.