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Trainee in Biology

Actelion Pharma Schweiz AG

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Trainee in Biology

Trainee in Biology - (160000HC)


About the Company

Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is a leading biopharmaceutical company employing over 2,500 dedicated professionals covering all key markets around the world – including Europe, the US, Japan, China, Russia and Mexico. Headquartered in Allschwil, near Basel, Switzerland, our functional, award-winning Actelion Center is a symbol of our innovative spirit and culture.

We are searching for breakthrough medicines for high unmet medical needs and this inspires and motivates all of us to work towards achieving our overriding mission: to treat more patients with groundbreaking therapies.

Besides highly competitive compensation and tangible benefits, would you like to have a noticeable impact and enjoy our culture of innovation, trust and teamwork? Do you want to grow in a different kind of company with an enthusiastic, stimulating environment fostered by open communication and a results-driven approach? Then we welcome your application to join our team in the role of Trainee in Biology, based in Allschwil.

Job Responsibilities


  • Involved in characterization of tumor cells and animal tumor models for target expression and functionality
  • Supporting analysis of animal efficacy studies and biomarker research
  • Supporting on-going research projects in profiling and characterizing compounds in enzymatic and cellular assays
  • Performing various laboratory methods including cell culture, immunohistochemistry & digital image analysis, RT-qPCR, ELISA, Immunoblotting and FACS


Candidate Requirements

  • BS/MS level education in biology or biology-related matters
  • Knowledge of cell culture techniques and standard laboratory methods
  • Proactive, interested in Oncology, Highly motivated to address scientific questions
  • Good team working and communication skills
  • Clean and exact working habits are a prerequisite
  • Excellent knowledge of English; German and/or French proficiency would be an asset

What Actelion Offers

  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits
  • The possibility for development and advancement within our dynamic organization
  • The innovative and stimulating atmosphere of a multicultural environment


The research facilities are located in Allschwil, Switzerland, a suburb of Basel on the borders of France and Germany.


Primary Location

: CH-BL-Allschwil


: Drug Safety


: Full-time

Job Type

: Apprenticeship/Trainee

Job Posting

: Sep 19, 2016