Staff scientist, NBE-Therapeutics

  • Secteur d'activité: Biotechnologie / Chimie / Pharmaceutique
  • Type d'contrat: Fixe
  • Taux d'occupation: Plein-temps (100%)
  • Catégorie d'emploi: Pharmaceutique / Biotechnologies / Chimie
  • Sub-catégorie d'emploi: Biologie / Biotechnologie
  • Date de publication: 11-11-2017
  • Délai de candidature: 15-12-2017
  • Référence: 171110 Research Scientist_in vivo_100% (m-f)


NBE Therapeutics AG, a rapidly growing Basel-based biotechnology company, is committed to the development of next generation antibody drug conjugates for the treatment of cancer. We are looking for a highly motivated:


Scientist in vivo models 100% (m/f)


Job Description

We are looking for a scientist specialized in mouse tumor models to manage the In Vivo Unit and pre-clinical research studies at NBE-Therapeutics. The animal studies to be performed will help characterize the anti-tumor efficacy, pharmacokinetics and toxicity of novel antibody drug conjugates (ADCs).

As the team is still small, we are looking for an initiative and self-dependent team player, who likes to work in an environment, where everyone’s performance has an impact and who likes to be part of the start-up team supporting the company’s further growth.

Your Responsibilities

  • Manage the animal facility
  • Lead, train and supervise the In Vivo Unit team and organize their continuing education
  • Write and submit animal experimentation licence applications and annual reports to the cantonal authorities
  • Plan animal experiments in close collaboration with other NBE scientists
  • Conduct research studies in mouse tumor models, including transplantation of tumor cells or pieces, administration of ADCs, anaesthesia, and blood sampling
  • Present ongoing work and findings at internal meetings
  • Accurate documentation of data in the form of electronic laboratory notebooks

Your Profile

  • PhD degree in biology, immunology or related discipline, with a minimum of 2-3 years post-doctoral experience in animal experimentation and mouse tumor models
  • Strong experience in handling mice, performing basic procedures like bleeding and injection (intravenous, intraperitoneal, subcutaneous and oral gavage), basic mouse surgery
  • Extraordinary attention to details
  • Proven organizational skills, project leadership capability, and highly motivated to advance preclinical programs
  • Flexible with regard to working hours and able to accommodate changing priorities, timelines or tasks
  • Good command of the English language; German desirable
  • LTK1 module, updated credits/days for continuing animal education; LTK2 module highly desirable


We look forward to receiving your application, which you may send to: For more information, please feel free to call: +41-61-633-2230.

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  • Nom du contact: Mariarosa Spina
  • Téléphone du contact: (+41) 616332230
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