Research Assistant (f/m/d) Stem Cell Research

Hamburg
May 1, 2019

Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs with operational sites in Europe and the US. The Company has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an industrialized platform that can drive new innovative small molecule compounds into the clinic. In addition, Evotec has built a deep internal knowledge base in the treatment of diseases related to neuroscience, pain, and inflammation. Leveraging these skills and expertise the Company intends to deliver superior science-driven discovery alliances with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

The Stem Cell Biology department at our headquarters in Hamburg is seeking for self-motivated and passionate

Research Assistant (f/m/d)

Stem Cell Research

Full-time and permanent

 

Your Key Responsibilities

Depending on the team, your responsibilities will comprise a selection of the following tasks:

    • Cultivate and bank human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs)
    • Differentiate human iPSCs towards neuronal and glia lineages
    • Perform quality assurance activities on human iPSCs and iPSC-derived cell types for drug screening
    • Support development of new differentiation protocols, novel iPSC-based technologies and optimization of existing SOP protocols
    • Provide high-quality data on time and document results within electronic lab notebook
    • Support cell culture activities on weekends with high level of independence

 

Your Ideal Qualification

  • You successfully completed an apprenticeship as “Biologisch-technische/r Assistent/in” (BTA), CTA or MTA or a bachelor’s/ master’s degree in Biology (or relevant discipline)
  • First work experience, preferably in a Pharma, Biotech, or a CRO setting, is advantageous
  • You are skilled in cell culture techniques and ideally gained first experience in working with human pluripotent stem cells
  • You pay attention to details and work precisely, also on repetitive tasks
  • You are able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously to produce results against challenging timelines
  • Being a team player you are keen to interact closely with your colleagues and know how to communicate effectively with them
  • As a person, you are dynamic and show high levels of drive, enthusiasm and commitment
  • You are willing to work on weekends regularly (approx. every 6 weeks)
  • You are able to communicate with the team in written and spoken English, German is advantageous

Our offer:

  • A position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community
  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork
  • Company pension scheme, holiday pay and annual bonus payments depending on performance as well as flexible working hours

Evotec offers the chance to expand and develop your career in a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community.

To apply, please click on the “Apply Now” button and provide your application documents (CV and cover letter including earliest possible start date and salary requirements).

JOB IS EXPIRED.