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Student Internship in Antibiotics (6 months)

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Student Internship in Antibiotics (6 months)

Student Internship in Antibiotics (6 months)

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel

Roche is seeking a highly motivated Master student to join the I3 (Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Diseases), Antibiotics group in Basel, Switzerland. The I3 department is active in the research and development of new therapeutics on three disease areas: Immune-mediated Diseases, Viral infections and Bacterial infections.In the Antibiotic team we are specifically addressing the unmet medical needs of the multi-drug resistant bacteria.


During your internship, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Developing a new assay supporting in vitro PK/PD assessment of novel antimicrobials for the treatment of bacterial diseases
  • Providing microbiology support for molecules in preclinical and clinical stage for the development of new antimicrobial agents

  • 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 master student highly motivated who wants to influence his/her own development. You enjoy working in a fast and challenging environment and you are interested to collaborate with colleagues in a truly global team.


    You are currently enrolled Master student with previous exposure to bacteriology or, a related field.


    Moreover, you have:

    • Experience in manipulation of BSLII microorganisms, including handling of large strain collection of clinical isolates, in particular Gram-negative microorganism
    • Knowledge of microbiology applied to antibacterial agents including the ability to develop new methods for the assessment of antibiotics activity
    • Experience in performing in vitro assays, e.g. MIC (in Broth and Agar), MBC, time kill, combination and resistance studies in accordance to guidelines (e.g. CLSI and EUCAST)
    • Experience in PK/PD studies is a plus
    • Efficient presentation and communication skills

    Interested applicants should submit a motivation letter and Curriculum Vitae including publications and references. The internship can start as soon as possible – please clearly indicate your preferred starting date and duration of the internship on your motivation letter.


    Due to regulations, non-EU/EFTA citizens must provide a certificate from the university stating that an internship is mandatory as part of the application documents.

  • 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 Other Research
    • Schedule Full-time
    • Job level Entry Level
    • Job type Internship / Student
    • Division Roche Pharmaceuticals
    • Posted since 2017/12/06
    • Posted until 2017/12/20
    • Job-ID 3450268359
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