Associate Scientist, Basel

Basel, Switzerland
01 Feb 2021
01 Mar 2021
Neha Sharma
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Our client, a Global Swiss Pharmaceutical company based in Basel, who is currently on an exciting growth curve are seeking an Associate Scientist on an urgent basis for an initial 12 months with a strong likelihood for extension for their Basel site.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop, validate and execute various bioanalytical methods to assess the biological activity (potency) and purity of biopharmaceuticals.
  • Support manufacturing process development
  • Perform release analytics of drug substances and drug products for human use under GMP.
  • A range of bioanalytical methods will be needed, including target binding assays, cell-based potency assays, immunoassays and PCR-based assays.
  • Work in a GMP environment on both non-GMP bioassay development as well as routine GMP bioanalytics.

The successful incumbent will possess:

  • University degree, apprenticeship or equivalent in life sciences with strong background in cell biology and/or biochemistry
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience with cell-based assays and immunoassays, preferably in an industrial setting
  • Knowledge and/or experience of working under GxP would be highly desirable
  • Sound knowledge of English is required; knowledge of German is desirable.
  • Master graduate in Life science preferred No previous experience in Pharma required for the position.
  • GMP experience is good to have but not a must Cell culture experience preferred but not a must.
  • Immunology, biochemistry background if possible

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.