Evotec Headquarters

Senior Research Assistant - Neurodegeneration Assays (f/m/d)

Evotec SE

Hamburg, Germany

Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs with operational sites in Europe and the US. The Company has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an industrialized platform that can drive new innovative small molecule compounds into the clinic. In addition, Evotec has built a deep internal knowledge base in the treatment of diseases related to neuroscience, pain, oncology, inflammation, and metabolic diseases. Leveraging these skills and expertise, the company intends to develop best-in-class differentiated therapeutics and deliver superior science-driven discovery alliances with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

At our headquarter in Hamburg, we are looking for a highly motivated and passionate

Senior Research Assistant – Neurodegeneration Assays (f/m/d)
Full time and permanent

Your key responsibilities

  • Contribute to development of neural phenotypic assays for hit identification as well as further translational assays for driving small molecule development towards the clinic
  • Perform small molecule screening and profiling in bespoke assays
  • Implement target validation methods and perform mode of action studies in cell lines and complex neural culture systems
  • Manage project demands ensuring quality and timely delivery of data
  • Plan, analyze and record experiments independently in electronic notebook

Your ideal qualifications

  • Sc. or BSc. or “Laborant/in” or “Technische/r Assistent/in” in the Life Sciences
    Work experience in neurodegeneration research, preferably in a Pharma, Biotech, or a CRO setting, would be a plus
  • Substantial hands-on experience with primary and/ or stem cell derived neural cell culture and neural assay technologies for screening and profiling
  • Experience with immunoassays (e.g. TR-FRET, MSD) as well as with molecular and biochemical techniques relevant for target validation and mode of action studies
  • Laboratory software proficiency
  • Ability to work on multiple projects to produce high-quality data against challenging timelines
  • Committed personality with the ability to cope with pressure
  • Excellent team spirit and capability of working with a wide degree of autonomy and independence
  • Good communication skills in English as well as in German

Our offer:

  • A permanent position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community
  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork
  • Capital forming benefits, flexible working hours, holiday pay, and annual bonus depending on performance

To apply, please click on the “Apply” button and provide your application documents (CV and cover letter, including earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are looking forward to get to know you and to your application.

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Quote Reference: REQ-01484