Postdoctoral Researcher - limited for 3 years (all genders)

Posted 05 Mar 2019

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 188940


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Your role:

The Discovery & Development Technologies Organization is offering a postdoctoral researcher position in the field of cellular pharmacology, with a specific interest on phenotypic- and co-culture assay platforms. You will be responsible for setting up new disease-relevant assay systems and validating these assay systems using appropriate molecules. The validated models will be used for the identification and characterization of novel pharmaceutically active molecules. Your tasks include planning and conducting of experimental work, analysis and interpretation of results and their communication in oral and written form. Within cross-functional drug discovery project teams you will act as a research expert, representing our organization.

The position is limited to 3 years.

Your qualification:

  • PhD in Cellular biology, pharmacology or other related biological sciences
  • Experienced in establishing and optimization of phenotypic assays and 2D-/3D-/co-culture assays for identification/characterization of small molecules and biological entities.
  • Strong background in (cellular) Pharmacology, knowledge in immunology/immuno-oncology/oncology preferable.
  • Experienced in high-throughput microscopy, preferably confocal, and image analysis
  • Highly motivated, research-oriented with a problem-solving mindset.
  • Strong team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills and fluent in English.

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