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Lab Associate Scientist – Technical Development – 5935 LBD

The position falls under under Analytical Operations (AO) which is in charge of release and stability analyses for our client's biopharmaceuticals pipeline. The entire unit is operating under cGMP guidelines. The offered role is associated with the AO Bioassays group, which is handling cell-based and cell-free potency and identity assays for biologics in development. The group’s responsibilities include method validation, routine analytics, as well as method transfers to contract laboratories and commercial release testing sites. The AO Bioassays team is looking for a lab associate with prior experience in cell-based analytics; experience in a GMP-regulated environment is a plus but not mandatory.

This position offers a contract term of 18 months with a high likelihood of extension, based in the vibrant hub of Basel, Switzerland.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plan, perform, and interpret GMP potency analyses for the timely delivery of Biologics drug substances (DS), drug products (DP)
  • Take over new potency assay methods from internal partners and existing methods
  • Maintain and qualify analytical
  • Document your experiments and related activities; check and review your peer’s documentation
  • Contribute to reports and method documents intended for internal and external partners
  • Ensure compliance to cGMP and to Health, Safety & Environmental rules.

Role Requirements (Must-Haves):

  • A valid working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship is required;
  • Minimum: Technician with continuing education or Bachelor/Master degree at relevant scientific discipline or equivalent
  • Desirable: Advanced degree in a technical, scientific or relevant discipline (MS or equivalent)
  • Fluent in English and Basic skills in German
  • BS + 2-5 years industry experience
  • MS + 0-2 years industry experience

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