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.Part of the Roche Group since 2005, it currently employs about 140 people.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
Research Associate, in vivo Operations (temporary, 12 months)
The Oncology Discovery Pharmacology group is offering a temporary 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 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’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. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. We are looking for a person trained in the field of biology, laboratory animal science or related research areas with at least 1 year of experience in in vivo preclinical studies, with the focus on mouse models. If you would like to be the one joining our team, you should possess a LTK certificate or equivalent.
Additionally, you bring:
Confidence in mouse handling techniques (injections, bleeding, surgery)
Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and team player skills
A high degree of self-motivation, flexibility and ability to independently conduct experiments
Interest on working in a multidisciplinary and multinational environment
Please note, individuals who possess a PhD cannot be considered for this position.