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Research Scientist in Protein Production (m/f/d)


Minimum Requirements:

  • Completed Apprenticeship or BSc or MSc University degree in a relevant life science discipline or equivalent
  • Knowledge in protein purification (AC, SEC, IEX, HIC, RP, ...) and associated processes (cell lysis, filtration, lyophilization, ...)
  • Knowledge in protein analytics, such as HPLC/UPLC (SEC, RP), light scattering, UV spectroscopy, MS (data interpretation)
  • Experience in automation (e.g. TECAN), conjugation or protein refolding is of advantage
  • Business-level/fluent English is a prerequisite, German or French a plus
  • Accurate and independent working style
  • Well-developed interpersonal / communication / team skills in an international cross-cultural environment with an enthusiastic pro-active attitude.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Protein purification from small to mid-scale (microbial, insect and mammalian cell culture; supernatants and cell pellets) and in-process protein analytics
  • Close alignment and collaboration with colleagues in Protein Production, Characterization & Function, and with other scientists across NBC/NIBR for a smooth transition
  • Independent design and execution of experiments
  • Independent data interpretation and troubleshooting
  • Literature search to solve problems or implement novel technology
  • Comprehensive documentation of activities in electronic lab notebooks and relevant databases; contribution to scientific reports
    Lab support and maintenance
  • Consolidation, reporting and presentation of data in context as needed
Please note that this will be a part time position working to a 60% working week.
Some restrictions on flexible working options may apply and will be discussed during interview if applicable.

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Novartis Pharma AG
4056 Basel [CH]