Laboratory Specialist – in vivo pharmacology (temporary 1 year)

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
To further strengthen our organization we are looking for a Lab specialist or a Research Associate in the department of Metabolic and Vascular Disease Biology. We seek a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced technician to perform physiology and pharmacology studies in rodents related to diabetes and kidney disease. Expertise in rodent
handling, dosing by multiple routes, blood withdrawal by different means and necropsy is required. The candidate will be expected to write study protocols and reports in English, process and analyze data using Excel, graphing and statistical software. Ability to search relevant literature, retrieve relevant technical information and suggest experimental protocols will be a plus.

This is a temporary position for 1 year.

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. For this interesting position in a dynamic environment we are looking for a lab. specialist or research associate with a completed apprenticeship or someone who has a bachelor‘s or master‘s degree. Completed training in performing pharmacology studies in rodents or at least one year of relevant working experience would be a plus. Good knowledge
of English is required. German or French is of advantage. You have a high degree of self-motivation, you are flexible and you are able to conduct experiments independently or with little supervision. You are also inquisitive and strive for continuous process improvement. In addition you interact effectively with a truly multinational team of

Job ID No.: 15962

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Phone: +41 61 688 66 03
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