Research Scientist-Neuroimmunologist

LausannePermanentChemistry, Pharma, Biotech2018-04-27Master / University
Spring Life Sciences is looking for his client a:

Research Scientist-Neuroimmunologist

The Role:

  • The candidate must possess scientific background in cellular and molecular biology focussing on neuroinflammation.
  • He/she must have demonstrated ability to make significant discoveries in an academic/industrial setting as proven by publications in high impact journals and/or bringing a research product close to the marketplace.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Development and validation of cellular assays of neuro-immune interactions to assess the activity of small molecules or biologicals with output measures relevant to pro- and anti-inflammatory events
  • Design and coordination of animal studies in models of neurodegeneration and neuroin-flammation
  • Hands-on research support for the biology teams
  • Oversight of one or more laboratory technicians
  • Creating working instructions and standard operating procedures
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance in data documentation
  • Data presentation at international scientific conferences
  • Writing of internal reports and scientific publications

Your Profile:

  • PhD training in neuroscience, immunology, biochemistry, molecular biology or similar discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years of postdoctoral experience in the field of neuroimmunology, previous experience in biopharmaceutical industry is an advantage
  • Hands-on experiences with animal models of neurodegeneration/neuroinflammation
  • Proficient in immunohistochemical and biochemical analysis of human and animal-derived tissue
  • Experience with discovery and development of small molecules and/or biologicals is an advantage
  • Demonstrated track record of development and validation of screening assays
  • Strong expertise in cellular and molecular biology
  • Excellent capabilities in work organization and data documentation
  • Demonstrated curiosity, initiative, problem-solver, analytical and planning skills and open and pro-active attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment Excellent oral and written skills in English are a must

Your contact

Are you interested? Please apply directly online.

The reference of this job ad is JN -042018-49362