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Principal Scientist - Imaging, Cancer Immunotherapy

Roche AG


Principal Scientist - Imaging, Cancer Immunotherapy

Principal Scientist - Imaging, Cancer Immunotherapy

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel

Our Imaging Science team in Oncology Translational Medicine is part of Roche Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED). The mission of our team is to improve decision making in early Oncology drug development using state of the art non-invasive biomedical imaging. A successful clinical research organization today depends on talented and efficient imaging and biomarker scientists that can use and design advanced clinical markers to support decisions making in early stage of the drug development with the ultimate goal of delivering new innovative treatments for patients. In this role, you will:

  • Champion the use of translational imaging (mainly PET, SPECT) in drug programs and align imaging activities between discovery and clinical development
  • Work closely with clinical project teams and discovery teams by providing high quality scientific inputs into imaging methodology of relevance for  cancer immunotherapeutics
  • Design innovative imaging studies that can provide unique pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic information and contribute to decision-making
  • Work with project and study teams to support the implementation of imaging endpoints in clinical studies, ensuring establishment and sharing of best practices and processes
  • Function as an integrated member of the imaging sciences group, align with the strategy, provide guidance on imaging tools and ensure good communication and collaboration with imaging expert peers
  • Contribute to the team’s effort to increase awareness of the potential of imaging within Oncology, by presenting at internal seminars and scientific forums
  • Participate in selecting imaging centers of excellence for the establishment of collaboration agreements on methodology development/innovation and exploratory imaging studies
  • Who you are
    You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

    We are looking for a motivated translational imaging scientist with a passion for supporting Cancer Immunotherapy drug research to join our multi-cultural imaging team in Basel, Switzerland. You have a strong background in nuclear medicine (primary PET) with a Ph.D. degree or equivalent and additionally bring the following skills and expertise: 

    • A good understanding of cancer immunology
    • Evidence of expertise (e.g. publication, conference presentations) either pre-clinically or clinically in the use of translational imaging (PET, SPECT) to support development of cancer immunotherapeutics
    • Experience managing or supporting clinical trials, or working on a clinical project
    • Previous experience in Pharmaceutical industry is an advantage
    • Strong communication, good networking skills and ability to influence
    • You are goal oriented, a pro-active knowledge sharer and team player, and you are able to work independently
  • Who we are
    Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. Read more.

    Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Job facts
    • Location Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel
    • Function Research
    • Subfunction Early Development/ Translational Medicin
    • Schedule Full-time
    • Job level Individual Contributor
    • Job type Regular Employee
    • Division Roche Pharmaceuticals
    • Date 2016/10/20
    • Job-ID 2101760050
  • Get in touch
    K. Arnold +41 61 687 44 76