Research Associate in Histology (f/m/o) 100%

For our client, a renowned pharmaceutical company based in Basel, we are seeking a:

Research Associate in Histology (f/m/o) 100%

Background:

Our client Innovation Center Zurich (Schlieren-Zurich) is active in the research, development and commercialization of new potent antibody-based products for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease. They offer a stimulating and truly international environment. To further strengthen our organization, we are looking for 2 research associates in Histology.

In this position you will join a highly motivated team devoted to cancer research. The team specializes in histology support to the preclinical in vivo experiments aimed to test the efficacy of clinical drug candidates.

Ideal candidate:

We are looking for a candidate with previous experience in histology, working in labs and handling mouse. This person should be experienced with both lab work and analysis. To integrate into the team, English is required.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Handling of automated tissue processor and paraffin auto embedder
  • Frequent paraffin block preparation and sectioning
  • Frozen cryostat sectioning
  • Basic histology staining
  • Immuno-histochemistry techniques: fluorescent and chemical dual-labeling procedures
  • Standard microscopy, confocal and scanner microscopy both Olympus and Ventana platform
  • Good knowledge of tissue quantification software like Definiens, Halo and VisioPharm.
  • Presentation of results to the team

Must Haves:

  • Education in Life Sciences (Bs, Ms or Apprenticeship with experience)
  • Proven experience working in lab, preferably in Histology
  • Experience in mouse handling and mice studies
  • English speaker

Nice to haves:

Laboratory experience in the following areas:

  • Microtome sectioning
  • Cryo-sectioning
  • Standard and immuno-staining techniques
  • Microscopy Scanner
  • Graph-Pad Prism software

General Information:

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Latest possible start date: 1st October
  • End date: 1 year duration
  • Extension: possible
  • Workplace: Schlieren Site in Zürich
  • Workload: 100%
  • Working hours: Standard

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