scientist in Basel

Barbara Sorce, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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basel, basel-stadt
life sciences
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barbara sorce, basel professionals health care & life sciences
058 201 55 50

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Our client a pharmaceutical company in Basel is looking for a 


Start date: End of April / Early MayContract: 2-year durationWork location: BaselRemote/Home Office: around 70% onsite –might go up depending on regulationsTraveling: depending on the situations, potential attendance to 2 conferences

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to and/or lead early drug discovery projects within multidisciplinary teams up to clinical proof-of-concept studies in patients
  • Collaboratively design, execute, and interpret complex preclinical experimental studies for the validation and characterization of targets or therapeutic agents in the area of rare blood disorders bleeding/thrombotic disorders, hemoglobinopathies, etc…). May direct and oversee experimental design and results of associates and post-doctoral scientists.
  • Concurrently perform multiple studies, including working within a matrix research environment to coordinate with project leaders and other functions
  • Design experiments and analyze data using appropriate statistical methods and present data in a professional format suitable for external publication
  • Act as an experienced resource in project teams, and demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication
  • Maintains and builds a network of external expertise and is well connected to the drivers of new and emerging scientific innovation and technologies in this fast-progressing field.

Must haves:

  • PhD degree (Post Docs are appreciated) in Life Sciences (cellular/ molecular biology, pharmacology, immunology or hematology) (****)
  • 2 years of experience post-graduation with experience leading projects (industry experience is not required) (****)
  • PhD graduate (Post Doc are appreciated) with about 2 or more years of experience in hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) biology. 
  • Experience in both in vivo & in vitro experiment and animal handling (surgery, injections etc., especially with mice)
  • Significant scientific accomplishments and successful collaborations documented by publications in high-impact journals
  • Able to lead projects (will have to articulate during the interview what and how they led), be autonomous
  • Ability to present scientific data and concepts to colleagues and teams is essential, as well as presenting at external meetings.
  • Skillfully able to interact effectively with people, both internally and externally
  • You can communicate fluently in English
  • Excellent data management and record-keeping skills