Principal Scientist - Basel - Top Pharma
On behalf of one of the top 3 Pharma companies who are looking for a Principal Scientist, on a contract basis for at least 12 months to be based in Basel, this is a contingent worker role, where extensions are expected, giving you longevity in the role. It also is a chance to be a part of one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, where extensions are expected allowing you to gain exposure with a reputable name and ultimately build further value for your profile. This is a contract with guaranteed working hours of 40 hours per week.
Your main responsibility will be to design, develop, validate and execute various bioanalytical assays to characterize and assess the biological activity (potency) of biopharmaceuticals in clinical development within Technical Development Biosimilars (TDB) department of TRD.
In this position, you will work with 2-3 laboratory associates and you will be designing and developing a range of bioanalytical methods, including target binding assays, cell-based potency assays, immunoassays and you will be using state-of-the-art read-out methods such as chemiluminescence, fluorescence (e.g., FACS) and immunological techniques (e.g., ELISA, FRET).
Furthermore, you will be a member of several project teams and will contribute to the preparation of clinical trial applications and registration documents.
* PhD and preferably postdoctoral experience in life sciences with strong background in cell biology and/or biochemistry
* Experience in development of cell-based assays and immunoassays, preferably in an industrial setting
* Knowledge and/or experience of working under GxP would be highly desirable
* Excellent communication, team and leadership skills
* Sound knowledge of English is required; knowledge of German is desirable.
Call me Daniel Watson at NonStop Recruitment now for a confidential conversation. Contact me on D.Watson@nonstopconsulting.com or +41 435 080 817, please send your CV in word format OR if this does not sound like the opportunity for you, but you are a Contract professional within the pharmaceutical, medical device or biotech industry, please feel free to get in touch, to see other opportunities we may have within this field.
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