Senior Scientific Associate
Senior Scientific Associate - ( 160000I1 )
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 Senior Scientific Associate in Neuropharmacology, based in Allschwil.
Design and perform pharmacological studies to evaluate the efficacy of novel CNS drug candidates in labaratory animals
Actively contribute to the set up of new animal models for neurological disorders, including literature search, biomarking technologies and big data analysis
Responsible for the efficient planning, detailed analysis and accurate documentation of experiments in a multidisciplinary environment
Lab technician in neurobiology, master’s or equivalent degree in pharmacology or related field
Strong experience in in vivo/ex vivo biology/neurobiology (behavioral pharmacology, general physiology and biomarkers)
Recognized as an animal experimenter (LTK1 or equivalent)
Disposition or readiness to use new software and data management resources
Scientifically curious, willingness to learn new techniques and skills
Flexible and motivated to work in a team
Excellent knowledge of English (verbal and written), additional knowledge of French or German is considered a plus
Good communication skills in a multicultural environment
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
Job : Drug Discovery
Schedule : Full-time
Job Type : Standard
Job Posting : Sep 27, 2016