Research Associate bio-/chem Informations (temporary 2 years)

Who we are
At Roche, 80,000 people across 150 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity, and on seeing each other’s differences as an advantage. To innovate healthcare, Roche has ambitious plans to keep learning and growing – and is seeking people who have the same goals for themselves.

The headquarters in Basel is one of Roche’s largest sites. It is home to the Corporate Executive Committee, the Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics Divisions and the global business functions. Roche Basel also covers the entire business chain from research, development and production through to marketing. Over 8,000 people from more than 60 countries work at the site.

The Position
As a Research Associate within Pharma Research Information you will work with large-scale biological and chemical data, both in-house and external, structured and unstructured. You will process and integrate the data in such a way that they can be queried and explored efficiently by scientists in Pharma Research projects. Your work will be based on ontologies, semantic technologies and text retrieval software. The requirements and use-cases will be discussed with chemists and biologists. This is a temporary 2 year position.

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, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. You have an advanced degree ( PhD or equivalent ) in biology, chemistry or a related area and a solid background in scientific programming ( C, Java ). You should have strong analytical skills and you are curious to be involved in current biological and chemical research projects and innovative when looking for optimal solutions to problems at the interface between biology, chemistry and computer science. You are fluent in English and an excellent communicator as well as an effective interdisciplinary team member.

Job ID No.: 15914

Contact HR: S. Chapanduka, Phone: +41 61 688 66 03
Contact Line: C. Broger, Phone: +41 61 688 44 47
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