Date: as soon as possible – full-time

For our team in the field of Functional Characterization we are looking for a dedicated scientist with a strong background in cell biology (potency assays). The main focus of the team is the development, qualification and maintenance of cell-based assays and ELISAs as well as the characterization of a broad variety of samples with such assays. As we are supporting all stages of our biosimilar projects, the laboratory has high quality standards which apply to sample mesurements as well as method development/qualification.

Your responsibilities:

  • Development, qualification and maintenance of cell-based assays for the characterization of our biosimilar candidates
  • Compilation and support in review of high quality scientific documents (e.g. laboratory documentation, SOPs, reports)
  • Responsibility for analytical test methods including analytical documentation, statistical evaluation (incl. DoE, SPC), troubleshooting and/or assay transfer to external partners
  • Maintain and continuously improve the quality and safety standard of the laboratory

Your qualifications:

  • Degree (master or diploma) in Life Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences or a comparable field
  • Hands-on experience in cell-based assays is a prerequisite
  • Relevant experience with development and statistical evaluation of relative potency assays is of advantage
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry especially in a GMP surrounding is considered advantageous
  • Very good team player, result oriented, well organized, proactive, problem solver and able to work independently
  • Creativity and enthusiasm for working in a dynamic fast growing biopharmaceutical company
  • Fluent in written and spoken English required, German knowledge is desirable
  • Proficient in MS-Office
  • Work permit for Germany is mandatory

Bring us your skills and energy, and shape your own career in a stimulating and open work environment. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are ready to take on new challenges with enthusiasm and personal commitment. Working at Formycon means being part of a smart, innovative team with minimal hierarchy and opportunity to share your own ideas.

Have we sparked your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application for employment through our online application portal. Please be sure to include all supporting documents, along with your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations. We look forward to learning about you and the qualifications which you would bring to this position.