Research scientist (m/f/d) Intestinal Biology

Research scientist (m/f/d) Intestinal Biology

Evotec AG

Gottingen, 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.

Our subsidiary in Göttingen, Germany, has years of expertise in the development of innovative treatment opportunities for metabolic diseases, diabetes, liver and kidney diseases.

The in vitro Pharmacology department is looking for a highly motivated and dedicated Research scientist (m/f/d) Intestinal Biology to join an interdisciplinary team of pharmacologists, biologists and chemists for collaborative projects in the field of metabolic diseases.

Your key responsibilities:
Develop and implement new ex vivo models in the field of intestinal biology: you will drive the implementation and development of complex ex vivo models for screening and identification of new drug targets
Work both hands-on in the laboratory as well as supervise, develop and train colleagues
Your role includes experimental planning, interpretation of results and proposal of new experimental directions
Collaborate with colleagues from bioinformatics and the in vitro and in vivo disease biology teams
Communicate findings and present results internally and externally

Your qualifications:
You have completed your Ph.D. in Life Sciences or similar with substantial hands-on experience in ex vivo methods, primary cell culture and assay setup preferentially with intestinal cells/immune cells
You have profound knowledge in the field of intestinal biology/metabolic diseases
Experience in the area of drug discovery and/or target ID is a plus
You are a team worker: collaborative, helpful and reliable
Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact professionally within all levels of staff, collaborators and customers
Fluency in English, knowledge of German is a plus
High level of initiative and flexibility

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
  • Company pension scheme, holiday pay and annual bonus payments depending on performance as well as flexible working hours

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

Evotec International AG • Human Resources • Essener Bogen 7 • 22419 Hamburg
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