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Scientist Microbiology

Polyphor Ltd.

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Scientist Microbiology

Polyphor is a Swiss research-driven pharmaceutical company developing innovative products with

high therapeutic benefit to the patient and providing high quality support to its industry partners

engaged in drug discovery.

The company, founded in 1996, is a private corporation located in Allschwil near Basel.

Polyphor’s competitive edge is based on its two proprietary, innovative and complementary

technology platforms, PEMfinder® and MacroFinder®. Polyphor has built-up an attractive PEMdrug

portfolio and in the process evolved into a clinical stage company.

As part of our stepwise, long-term development strategy, we are currently looking for a:

Research Associate in Microbiology

Your tasks:

• Primary/secondary screening of new antibacterial molecules

• In-depth profiling of antibiotics with different methodologies (e.g. time kill studies, resistance

development, post-antibiotic effect, checkerboard assays)

• Analysis and written reports of your results in English for review by your immediate


Your profile:

You have a degree of laboratory technician or industrial engineer biochemistry/biotechnology or

M.Sc. equivalent. Industrial lab experience in microbiology and research on novel antibiotics is an

asset. You have a sense for quality, accuracy and technical details. You are a team player,

independent and self-motivated with working knowledge of English (optional German or French).

What you can expect:

We will provide you with the opportunity to join an international, research-oriented, and successful

organization with many advantage such as short decision pathways, flexibility, room for creativity,

and a working environment of mutual trust. You can shape both your personal and the company’s

future and due to an attractive employees stock option plan you can also directly participate in the

economic success. A competent and motivated team is ready to support you.

Please send your CV to the following address: hr@polyphor.com. For further information about

the offered position, please contact: Franziska Kräuchi (+41 61 567 16 00).