Lab Specialist In Vivo Operations

Switzerland, Zurich, Zurich

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Who we are

At Roche, 91,700 people across 100 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.

The Roche Innovation Center Zurich (Roche Glycart AG) is active in the research and development of engineered therapeutic antibodies, with a focus on the fields of cancer immunotherapy.

The Position

The Oncology Discovery Pharmacology group is offering a full-time permanent position for a Research Associate in the In Vivo Operations team.  As part of the Roche Innovation Center Zurich, we provide the platform for the in vivo preclinical evaluation of innovative cancer therapeutics. With our state of the art animal facility and in vivo tumor models, we bring extensive scientific guidance and support for the development of cancer immuno-therapeutics.

In this position you will:

  • Perform tumor cell and antibody therapy injections (s.c., i.p., i.v.), and surgical procedures for the evaluation of immunotherapies in tumor mouse models

  • Monitor and document the health status of animals under experiment

  • Operate in close collaboration with other Research Associates  within and across different teams to coordinate the logistic of in vivo experiments

  • Report to the In Vivo Operations team leader

  • Present and discuss experimental data across the Pharmacology Department

Who you are

You are someone who wants to influence your own development. You are 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 candidate trained in the field of laboratory animal science or related research areas with at least 5 years of experience in in vivo preclinical studies. Candidates should possess a LTK certificate or equivalent

Additionally, you bring:

  • Experience working in a laboratory with knowledge and experience in animal handling, anesthetic and surgical procedures

  • Knowledge of in-vivo techniques

  • Ability to conduct independently routine experiments

  • Demonstrated ability to follow policy, procedures and guidelines

  • Ability to communicate with a flexible, efficient and proactive approach

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others as part of a team

  • Organized and meticulous approach to work

  • Self-motivated and committed to getting the job done within tight deadlines

  • Interest on working in a multidisciplinary and multinational environment

Please note, candidates with a PhD or Master cannot be considered for this position. The same apply to non-EU candidates.

The next step is yours. To apply today, click on the "Apply online" button below.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

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