Sales Specialist Cell & Gene Therapy Nordic countries – Cytiva

18.1.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat


About the job

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

We are now looking for a Sales Specialist to cover the Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland) for our Cell & Gene Therapy product portfolio. You will report to the EMEA Commercial GM, Cell & Gene Therapy.

What You’ll Do

  • Be responsible for supporting key customers within your territory as they move from clinical studies to building the infrastructure to produce cell therapies on a commercial scale
  • Have deep understanding of the requirements of a cell therapy manufacturing facility, enabling you to build strong relationships with key customers through solution-based selling
  • Be able to differentiate Cytiva’s solutions & offerings, convey compelling value propositions, and respond to customers’ technical/process questions in order to successfully close increasingly complex opportunities
  • Maximize sales orders and market share of cell therapy business solutions in assigned area
  • Be able to develop strong relationships with range levels of stakeholders involved in buying decisions
  • Responsible for building funnel of future business through early design in of products into manufacturing of new therapies in clinical trials
  • Work with regional Account Managers and modality specialists to identify customers in clinical development in cell processing, viral vector and gene therapy
  • Work with regional Account Manager and modality specialists at strategic customers to develop and execute on account plans with a view to delivering outcomes to our customers
  • Organize sites visits and deliver product demonstrations
  • Track market effectively and provide accurate current and forecasts data using information tools available
  • When required, prepare and co-ordinate the tender response and validate the tender documentation in collaboration with account manager
  • Communicate market information effectively to/from the field including competitor data
  • Ensures knowledge of and compliance with Company policies and quality processes
  • Sustain & develop Cord Blood & Point Of Care markets

Who You Are

  • Postgraduate level qualifications in cell biology or related subject
  • Minimum 3 years sales experience and/or within the cell therapy or bioprocess industry
  • English fluent & other Scandinavian languages welcome
  • Able to build a rapport with laboratory staff and senior managers
  • Able to demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking
  • Team working skills, incl. ability to harness resources to achieve goal
  • Demonstrates a high standard of written/verbal communication
  • Experience of working in a cell therapy lab/GMP facility
  • Experience with SFDC

As the majority of our customer base is in Sweden, this will be the ideal location of this position. The position is field-based.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Neuroimaging scientist, in vivo two-photon microscopy – Neurotar Oy Ltd

18.1.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat


About the job

Jump-start your neuroimaging career in the industry! Neurotar is looking for an academic neuroscientist to strengthen our contract research (CRO) team.

Neurotar is a pioneer and a leading provider of in vivo two-photon brain imaging in mice as a service for preclinical CNS drug developers. Our clients are pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies from Europe, North America, and Asia. Our in vivo imaging assays help them to quantify dendritic spine turnover, calcium dynamics, microglia activation, Amyloid plaque formation, blood-brain barrier (BBB) integrity, trans-BBB pharmacokinetics, and other essential readouts of brain health and disease. At Neurotar we can also image the brains of awake, behaving mice using our proprietary Mobile HomeCage.

Our CRO business is growing, and we are looking for an experienced in vivo brain imaging specialist. Come strengthen our small, friendly, and incredibly dynamic team! You’ll get a chance to participate in cutting-edge translational neuroscience research using state-of-the-art equipment and technologies. You will be involved in a variety of project tasks and, as the main scientific lead on the project, you will quickly develop operational autonomy.


  • PhD in neuroscience;
  • Extensive experience in in vivo imaging of rodent brain;
  • Cranial window implantation, mouse handling, and behavioral assessment skills;
  • Strong image and data analysis skills (familiarity with Fiji/ImageJ, Bitplane Imaris; experience with Python or R, GraphPad Prism or Microcal Origin);
  • Advanced user of Office Excel, PowerPoint, Word;
  • Certification for animal (rodent) work;
  • Language requirements: fluent English;
  • Personal qualities: integrity, teamwork, flexibility, hands-on approach.

Your job

As part of the contract research team at Neurotar, you are involved in the entire project cycle: from planing the experiments through interaction with the clients, to execution (cranial window implantation, in vivo two-photon imaging, data analysis), to drafting the report and presenting it to the client. While you are expected to take lead in the project, the contract research team is there to help you out, especially in the beginning. In addition, you will aid in the marketing and product development projects.

We offer

  • A hands-on job where you perform a variety of tasks in the lab and outside of it;
  • State-of-the-art equipment and technology;
  • An opportunity to work with industrial neuroscientists looking for unconventional means of addressing the most pressing societal needs such as neurodegeneration, pain and mental disorders;
  • Competitive base salary, private medical insurance;
  • Working in a small, dynamic team, in an informal and friendly work environment;
  • High level of autonomy;
  • Living and working in the happiest country on earth.

How to apply

Please send a CV (with a publication list), a short motivational letter, and your salary expectations to recruitment@neurotar.com. The deadline for application is February 18, 2022, but we will fill the position as soon as we find a suitable candidate.

Research Technician, Protein production – VTT

18.1.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat


About the job

Are you interested in working with in areas that have a high impact on society such as biofuels, sustainable food proteins, animal and human medicine? Would you like to do impactful research in the cutting edge of natural sciences with superb colleagues who are top expert in their field? Do you want to build a science career and work in a versatile role at the interface of academy and industry? VTT might be just the place for you.

VTT is one of the leading applied research organisations in Europe. What unites us are curiosity, a passion for learning and a purpose: to solve the biggest challenges of our time and turn them into sustainable growth and well-being. Our cross-disciplinary community of over 2000 brilliant minds is focused on creating impact through science-based innovation. In recent years, we have created ground-breaking innovations such as the world’s fastest and most accurate radiation detector, a cancer-sniffing sensor device for smartphones, and a headphone set entirely made of microbial materials.

We are now looking for Research Technician to join our Protein production team.

In this position, you will have an essential role in taking part in lab research projects with a project team.

Our team, Protein production, works on topics of great important to society such as production of sustainable, animal free food proteins, production of vaccines to reduce antibiotics use in animals, enzyme mixtures for biofuel production, and therapeutic proteins for human medicine. These aims are in line with VTT’s mission to build a sustainable food system and enable bioinspired production for sustainable materials.

Your responsibilities as Research Technician:

  • Laboratory project work with eukaryotic microbes
  • Perform laboratory experiments supervised by scientists
  • Summarize experimental data and prepare reports for the scientists
  • Documenting experimental data in lab notebook

Who we are looking for:

  • Laboratory technician or comparable technical degree (no PhD or master’s degrees required)
  • Work experience in molecular biology and excellent laboratory skills
  • Experience working with yeast or filamentous fungi would be beneficial
  • Good scientific reporting skills
  • Good written and spoken English skills

As a person, we hope that you:

  • skilfully and precisely perform experiments
  • can work independently and plan your own workdays
  • work well with other team members and contribute to a good working environment
  • can tolerate pressure and maintain a good work-life balance

With VTT, you’ll enjoy:

  • Natural sciences with an impact. VTT works on the cutting-edge of natural sciences, and we’ve invested into building state-of-the-art research facilities for natural sciences, such as the Bioruukki pilot infrastructure for bio- and circular economy. Our research agenda is dedicated to solving systemic and technological challenges, such as reaching carbon neutrality and unleashing the power of synthetic biology. That means that at VTT, your expertise in natural sciences will go towards creating real impact. Read more about our strategy – the path of exponential hope.
  • Superb colleagues and community. With VTT, you’ll join a community of over 2000 multidisciplinary experts who foster a culture of trust, openness and sharing knowledge. We work truly across disciplines, and house all the cutting-edge sciences from quantum computing to synthetic biology under one roof. Collaborating with superb colleagues is a source of learning, inspiration, and fun.
  • Excellent career in research. At VTT, excellence in research is a strategic priority. We offer long-term positions and stable career paths in top-level research. People tend to stay with us over 10 years since there are always new roles and responsibilities to grow into. A combination of cutting-edge academic research and applied customer projects keeps your career path interesting.
  • Support for your well-being. Our people are our main asset, so we take good care of them. We aim to nurture great team spirit and leadership and offer versatile well-being services to enable a good work–life balance. On top of 6 weeks of paid holidays we offer exercise and culture benefits, hobby clubs, and voluntary well-being services such as meditation programmes and trainings on cognitive ergonomics.
  • Nordic work–life balance. Working in Finland, the happiest country in the world, enables a great quality of life. At VTT, we make our people’s well-being a strategic priority. We offer 6 weeks paid vacation a year, and our benefits include extended occupational healthcare, and a range well-being services, such as exercise and culture benefits and hobby clubs. Read more here (https://www.vttresearch.com/en/research-jobs-in-finland)

Apply now and join our community of brilliant minds!

Please send your CV and application with your salary request via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by 6 February 2022. We will process applications as they come in and fill the position as soon as we find the right candidate.

Interested and want to hear more?

For further information, please contact Research Team Leader Chris Landowski, christopher.landowski@vtt.fi

We look forward to hearing from you!

Location: Espoo Finland

Apply between 17 January 2022 and 6 February 2022 23:59 (Europe/Helsinki)

Employment type: Full time, Permanent

Nuorempi tutkija / tutkimusavustaja, määräaikainen, Orion R&D Turku

18.1.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat



Haussa nuorempi tutkija / laboratorioassistentti vuorotteluvapaan sijaisuuteen Orionin R&D osastolle Turkuun. Aloitus tehtävässä mahdollisimman pian.

Tehtävän kuvaus

Nyt on hieno tilaisuus saada kokemusta lääkekehityksestä Orionin Turun in vitro biologian laboratorioissa. Haemme motivoitunutta henkilöä, jolla on kokemusta nisäkässolujen viljelystä ja yleisimmistä in vitro laboratoriotekniikoista Discovery Technologies yksikköön vuorotteluvapaan sijaiseksi, määräaikaisuuden kesto on 6 kk. Solubiologian, biokemian, biotekniikan tai vastaavat opinnot antavat hyvät valmiudet tehtävään, tai vaihtoehtoisesti voit olla esim. laboratorioalan koulusta valmistunut.

Tehtävä voi sisältää mm. (lopullinen tehtävänkuvaus riippuu taustasta ja kokemuksesta):

  • Lääkeaineseulontoihin liittyvien kokeiden suunnittelua ja toteutusta yhdessä kokeneemman tutkijan kanssa.
  • Soluviljelmien ylläpitoa, transfektointia ja solujen valmistelua kokeita varten.
  • Laboratorion rutiinitehtävien suorittamista.
  • Solupohjaisten menetelmien ajamista ja uusien menetelmien pystytyksessä auttamista.
  • Lääkeaineiden seulontaa kuoppalevypohjaisissa in vitro menetelmissä käyttäen levylukijoita tai solukuvantamista.
  • Lisäksi toimit osana tiimiä ja tuet tarvittaessa muita tiimiläisiä in vitro töissä.

Yksikön kuvaus

Discovery Technologies on osa Orion R&D:n Discovery Sciences osastoa, joka vastaa tutkimustyökalujen ja -menetelmien kehittämisestä, käytöstä ja ylläpidosta. Tuemme Orionin tutkimusyhteisöä lääkehityksen ja huipputeknologian osaamisellamme ja varmistamme R&D:n tulevaisuuden kilpailukyvyn.


Tarjoamme sinulle mielenkiintoisia työtehtäviä lääketeollisuuden kehittyvässä ympäristössä. Me Orionilla arvostamme toisiamme ja koet heti ensimmäisestä päivästä alkaen kuuluvasi osaksi porukkaamme. Työkavereilta saa tukea ja kohtaamme haasteet yhdessä. Tutustu verkkosivuillamme tarkemmin Orionin arvoihin. Hae mukaan työskentelemään hyvinvoinnin edistämiseksi!


Vuorotteluvapaan sijaiseksi voidaan ottaa TE-palvelujen ohjeen mukaisesti työnhakija, joka on:

  • ollut työttömänä työnhakijana TE-toimistossa vähintään 90 kalenteripäivää sijaisuutta edeltäneiden 14 kuukauden aikana tai
  • alle 30-vuotias, jonka ammatti- tai korkeakoulututkinnosta on kulunut alle vuosi tai
  • vuorotteluvapaasijaisuuden alkaessa alle 25-vuotias tai yli 55-vuotias.

  Mikäli olet epävarma, otathan yhteyttä TE-palveluihin ja tarkistat asian ennen hakemuksen lähettämistä.

Lisäksi haemme motivoitunutta henkilöä, jolla on kokemusta nisäkässolujen viljelystä ja yleisimmistä in vitro laboratoriotekniikoista. Taustaltasi voit olla solubiologi, biokemisti, bioteknikko yms., tai esim. laboratorioalan koulusta valmistunut.


Mikäli kiinnostuit, niin haethan tehtävään pian, sillä käsittelemme hakijoita jo hakuaikana. Viimeinen hakupäivä tehtävään on tiistai 1.2.2022! Lisätietoja tehtävästä antaa Mikko Karjalainen, Head of Discovery Technologies (p. +358 50 966 5849, 21.1. klo 9-10 ja 25.1. klo 14-15).

Tehtävään valitulta henkilöltä edellytetään hyväksyttyä terveystarkastusta, joka sisältää myös huumausainetestauksen. Valitusta henkilöstä tullaan myös teettämään turvallisuusselvitys ennen työsuhteen alkua.     Meitä orionilaisia on 3300 yli 30 maassa ja työskentelemme hyvinkin erilaisissa tehtävissä. Joukostamme löytyy niin tutkijoita ja laborantteja kuin insinöörejä ja IT-asiantuntijoitakin sekä tuotantotyöntekijöitä ja monia muita. Tarjoamme työntekijöillemme monipuolisia sekä vastuullisia tehtäviä aidosti monialaisessa ympäristössä. Kannustamme oman osaamisen kehittämiseen ja tarjoamme mahdollisuuden vaikuttaa työtehtäviin ja oman urapolun luomiseen Orionilla. Me etsimme oman alansa huipputekijöitä, jotka jakavat aidon innostuksemme siihen, mitä teemme.

Bioin­for­ma­tician / FIMM & iCAN

16.1.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat


The Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) is an international research institute focusing on human genomics and personalised medicine at the Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE) of the University of Helsinki. FIMM integrates molecular medicine research, technology centre and biobanking infrastructures under one roof, promoting translational research in grand challenge projects, specifically, the impact of genome information from the Finnish population in personalised health and medicine, individualised cancer medicine, and digital molecular medicine. FIMM is part of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine, composed of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the centres for molecular medicine in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, and the EU-LIFE Community.

FIMM-HiLIFE & iCAN Flagship at the University of Helsinki is currently seeking a


to join the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland – FIMM, the leading precision cancer medicine research unit in Finland, and two iCAN Digital Precision Cancer Medicine projects.

FIMM is a translational institute with a driving mission to perform innovative research on patients and populations – utilizing molecular, genomic and health data – targeted towards understanding drivers of health and disease and delivering improvements to the safety, efficacy and efficiency of healthcare in Finland and beyond.

iCAN is part of the Academy of Finland Flagship Programme and hosted by the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital. iCAN is an innovative multidisciplinary initiative that brings together some of the world’s leading actors in cancer genomics, translational and clinical cancer research, digital health, information technology, machine learning, patients and business to solve one of the most pressing challenges in healthcare – cancer.

The bioinformatician will be working in two closely related subprojects of iCAN Flagship project in cancer precision medicine of solid tumors, COMPORG (immuno-organoids & urological cancers) and iCAN-PEDI (functional precision medicine of pediatric solid cancers), advancing personalized cancer diagnostics and treatment. Our multidisciplinary teams work closely together with clinicians at the hospitals, and our aim is to integrate the clinical and omics data into an analysis platform to enable the cutting-edge cancer research and robust translation back to the clinics for the patient’s benefit.

We are looking for a bioinformatician with experience in omics data analysis and especially integration with other data, such as clinical data. Our omics data comes from, for example, high throughput drug testing, DNA/RNA sequencing, microscopic imaging, ligandome analysis and other approaches (e.g. single cell sequencing, metabolomics, pharmacogenomics). The candidate will also have to be able to build up a database for the ligandome data.

As a Bioinformatician, depending on your profile and experience, you will have the opportunity to
– Together with the iCAN data team, build the iCAN data analysis platform to enable integration of clinical and research data
– Manage our omics data and to develop computational pipelines to further integrate and analyze molecular profiling and imaging data for digital precision cancer medicine
– Work with large datasets in cloud environment
– Create software tools for clinical translation with the potential of revolutionizing treatment of cancer

– Master’s degree (and/or PhD) in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, or equivalent
– Previous experience with omics data, data science or distributed computing environments is appreciated but not required – yet ability to quickly learn new things is essential
– Programming skills, especially in R and/or Python
– Understanding of database fundamentals
– Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; Finnish skills are not required
– Solution-seeking, proactive and respons

Salary and contract:
We will offer a competitive salary that will be based on previous qualifications, experience and performance in the position as based on the Finnish university salary (YPJ) system. The contract will start immediately and will be offered initially until the end of 2022. It may be extended thereafter. A six-month trial period will be applied.

To apply, please submit the application, together with your CV and salary request, through the University of Helsinki electronic recruitment system by clicking on Apply for job. Internal applicants (i.e., current employees of the University of Helsinki) please submit your applications by logging in to the SAP system: https://msap.helsinki.fi. Please apply no later than 31.1.2022.

For further information please visit https://ican.fi or contact Vilja Pietiäinen (vilja.pietiainen@helsinki.fi).

Projektitutkija bioanalytiikan laboratorioon

16.1.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat


Turun yliopiston biolääketieteen laitoksen bioanalytiikan laboratorioon haetaan projektitutkijaa vuoden määräaikaiseen tehtävään 1.2.2022 alkaen (tai sopimuksen mukaan mahdollisimman pian).

Bioanalytiikan laboratorio

Bioanalytiikan laboratoriossa kehitetään ja validoidaan analyyttisiä menetelmiä (esim. LC-MS/MS) pienien molekyylien kvantitointiin asiakkaiden tarpeiden mukaisesti. Bioanalytiikan avulla saadaan lisätietoa altistumisesta prekliinisissä tai kliinisissä farmakokineettisissä tutkimuksissa, mutta lisäksi kehitetään menetelmiä biomarkkeri- ja ympäristötutkimuksiin. Laboratorio on GLP-sertifioitu. Bioanalyytikan laboratorio sijaitsee Aurumissa, jossa on opetukseen ja laboratoriotyöskentelyyn täysin uudet ja nykyaikaiset puitteet.


Projektitutkijan tehtäviin kuuluu kvantitatiiviset näyteanalyysit. Lisäksi hän osallistuu innovatiivisten LC-MS/MS –menetelmien kehittämiseen moninaisille näytematriiseille. Hän osallistuu käytännön töihin laboratoriossa sekä osallistuu tutkimussuunnitelmien ja tutkimusraporttien kirjoittamiseen. Tehtävä voi soveltua tieteellisen jatkotutkinnon aloittamiseen Turun yliopistossa.


  • Soveltuva ylempi korkeakoulututkinto (esimerkiksi kemian, biokemian tai elintarvikekemian alalta)
  • Bioanalyyttinen tutkimuskokemus ja -taidot, erityisesti nestekromatografisista ja massaspektrometrisista menetelmistä
  • Microsoft Office -ohjelmien hallinta
  • Oma-aloitteellisuus, hyvät sosiaaliset taidot ja aktiivisuus
  • Organisointikyky ja sopeutumisvalmius muuttuviin/vaihtuviin työtilanteisiin
  • Sujuva suomen- ja englanninkielen taito

Tehtävään voidaan valita myös maisteriopintojen loppuvaiheessa oleva henkilö. Tällöin tehtävänimike on tutkimusavustaja.

Eduksi katsotaan

  • GLP-kokemus tai valmius kouluttautua GLP-ympäristöön
  • Kokemus LC-MS/MS-laitteiden huollosta ja ylläpidosta
  • Kokemus erilaisista näytteenkäsittelytekniikoista


Projektitutkijan tehtäväkohtainen palkkaus määräytyy yliopistojen palkkausjärjestelmän opetus- ja tutkimushenkilöstön vaativuustasojen 2-4 mukaisesti (2078,27– 2591,28 €/kk). Tehtäväkohtaisen palkanosan lisäksi maksetaan henkilökohtaiseen suoriutumiseen perustuvaa palkanosaa, joka on 6 – 50 % tehtäväkohtaisesta palkanosasta. Tutkimusavustajan tehtävässä vaativuustaso on 1, jolloin tehtäväkohtainen palkanosa on 1889,69 €/kk.

Tehtävässä on kuuden (6) kuukauden koeaika.


Hakemukset tulee jättää viimeistään torstaina 20.1.2022 (klo 23:59) yliopiston sähköisellä hakulomakkeella. Linkki hakulomakkeeseen löytyy osoitteessa www.utu.fi/tyopaikat kyseisen tehtävän tiedoista hakemuksen yläosasta kohdasta ”Täytä hakemus”.

Hakemukseen tulee liittää motivaatiokirje, cv ja tutkintotodistukset. Suosittelijoita, jotka ovat antaneet luvan, että käytät heitä suosittelijoina, pyydetään nimeämään kaksi (2).

Lisätietoja tehtävän sisällöstä voit tiedustella apulaisprofessori Aleksi Torniolta, aleksi.tornio@utu.fi, +358 50 476 5715.

Hakuprosessista lisätietoja antaa henkilöstöasiantuntija Kristiina Nuutila (kristiina.nuutila@utu.fi), +358 503135224 tai henkilöstösihteeri Päivi Aalto, paivi.aalto@utu.fi

Downstream Specialists

16.1.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat


We keep growing and we are now looking for Downstream Specialists to reinforce our Manufacturing team.

Downstream is one of the four Manufacturing Streams. Downstream team focuses on the purification of the drug substance. We use chromatographic and filtration purification methods in our biological manufacturing process. The process itself is run by programmed production equipment.

Your primary responsibilities as Specialist include documentation of GMP operations and performing manufacturing operations hands-on in cleanroom environment according current GMP guidelines. The focus of documentation is on SOPs, deviations, change controls and CAPAs. You will also be the first support contact for the manufacturing operators.

It is an advantage if you already have some experience in GMP-work and/or you have knowledge on quality systems.

You could be the person if..

  • You enjoy the combination of hands-on work and documentation.
  • You produce clear, easily understandable and accurate documentation in English.
  • Your working style is precise and you achieve objectives set to you in a timely manner.
  • You pay attention to details but you also easily manage entities.
  • You want to develop yourself and become an expert in your own field.

In order to succeed, you would need a degree in the field of biotechnology, engineering, biochemistry, chemistry or any other related field of study.

As a person, we would like you to be open-minded towards new challenges and spread good team spirit. You also need to communicate fluently both in written and spoken English.

Our Manufacturing team is working in shifts.

Your employment is permanent and we would like you to start preferably in February. We offer you active and lively work community with highly skilled and experienced personnel in gene therapy manufacturing. Working with us, you are entitled to good employment benefits, such as extensive occupational health-care and we support your physical and cultural free-time activities. We provide you wide initial training and a warm welcome. FinVector is located in vibrant Kuopio, which offers a safe living environment, friendly atmosphere and clean nature.

Apply by 24th January!

For more information, please contact Team Lead Johanna Hiltunen tel. 044 430 4674 or Vesa Huusko tel. 040 736 4399 on Wednesday to Friday during 11:00-15:00.

Yliopisto-opettaja, biolääketiede

16.1.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat


Haemme lääketieteen laitokselle yliopisto-opettajaa. Työ sijoittuu Kuopion kampukselle ja alkaa 01.06.2022. Lue lisää alta, ja hae viimeistään 31.01.2022. (Hakuajan jatkaminen)

Tehtävä ja palkkaus 

Biolääketieteen yliopisto-opettajan tehtävässä työskentelet lääketieteen laitoksen biolääketieteen yksikössä, Kuopion kampuksella. Laitos kuuluu terveystieteiden tiedekuntaan. Lisätietoja yksikkömme toiminnasta löydät verkkosivuiltamme  https://www.uef.fi/fi/yksikko/biolaaketieteen-yksikko

Yliopisto-opettajan (biolääketiede) tehtäviin kuuluu

  • opetustehtävät biolääketieteen kandidaatti- ja maisterivaiheen koulutuksessa sekä ihmisen biologian opintojaksoilla (kampuksella ja verkkoympäristössä), 
  • biolääketieteen yksikön oppimisympäristön kehittäminen ja toteuttaminen yhteistyössä opettajayhteisön kanssa,
  • tutkinto-opiskelijoiden opinto-ohjaus,
  • opinnäytetöiden ohjaaminen ja tarkastaminen,
  • tutkimustyö biolääketieteen yksikössä sekä
  • hallinnolliset tehtävät yksikkö- ja laitostasolla

Tehtävä täytetään määräajalle 01.06.2022 – 31.05.2026. Määräaikaisuuden perusteena on 2021 toteutunut määräaikainen koulutuslaajennus sekä opetustyön uudelleen organisointi yksikössä. Uuden työntekijän tullessa tehtävään käytetään koeaikaa. 

Tehtävän palkkaus määräytyy yliopistojen opetus- ja tutkimushenkilöstön palkkausjärjestelmän mukaisesti. Palkka koostuu tehtäväkohtaisesta palkanosasta ja henkilökohtaiseen suoriutumiseen perustuvasta palkanosasta. Tässä tehtävässä tehtäväkohtainen palkanosa on vaativuustasoluokittelussa tasoilla 4 – 5 (2591,28 – 3000,49 €). Lisäksi maksetaan henkilökohtaiseen suoriutumiseen perustuvaa palkanosaa, joka on 6 – 50 % tehtäväkohtaisesta palkanosasta. Henkilökohtaisesta palkanosasta riippuen palkka työsuhteen alkaessa on noin 2850,40 – 3660,60 €/kk.  

Mitä edellytämme ja toivomme sinulta? 

Edellytämme sinulta 

  • työtehtävään soveltuvaa ylempää korkeakoulututkintoa sekä hyvää opetustaitoa,
  • hyvää suomen- ja englanninkielen suullista ja kirjallista taitoa,
  • kokemusta alan yliopisto-opetuksesta,
  • hyviä yhteistyö- ja kommunikointitaitoja,
  • kiinnostusta akateemista uraa kohtaan

Katsomme eduksi 

  • pedagogisen koulutuksen,
  • tutkimusansiot,
  • kiinnostuksen osallistua tutkimustyöhön biolääketieteen yksikössä toimivassa tutkimusryhmässä

Tarjoamme sinulle 

  • mielenkiintoisen ja monipuolisen työtehtävän osana kansainvälistä, luovaa, osallistuvaa ja osallistavaa yliopistoyhteisöä, 
  • mahdollisuuden joustavaan monipaikkatyöhön sekä
  • Itä-Suomen yliopiston henkilöstöedut, joihin kuuluvat muun muassa kattava työterveyshuolto, laaja henkilöstökoulutustarjonta, edulliset kampusravintolalounaat ja Sykettä-liikuntapalvelut  

Hae näin 

Jätä hakemus viimeistään 31.01.2022 sähköisellä hakulomakkeella. 

Huomioi, että hakemukseen tulee liittää mukaan: 


Lisätietoja tehtävästä antavat biolääketieteen yksikön johtaja Anitta Mahonen, p. +358 29 445 4243, anitta.mahonen@uef.fi 

Lisätietoja hakemisesta ja hakuprosessista antaa HR-sihteeri Minna Leskinen, p. +358 29 445 4278, minna.k.leskinen@uef.fi. 

Technical Support Biologist (Molecular Diagnostics) – Cepheid

15.1.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat


Who We Are

Cepheid is a molecular diagnostic company dedicated to improving healthcare by developing, manufacturing and marketing accurate yet easy-to-use molecular systems and tests. By automating highly complex and time-consuming manual procedures, the company’s solutions deliver a better way for institutions of any size to perform sophisticated genetic testing for organisms and genetic-based diseases. Through its strong molecular biology capabilities, Cepheid is focusing on applications where accurate, rapid and actionable test results are needed most, such as managing infectious diseases and cancer.

Make a difference in healthcare and join us on this mission!

What You Will Be Doing

The Technical Support Biologist is responsible for providing advanced product support to customers requiring assistance with our GeneXpert product line. As a member of the Tier 2 Technical Support Team, you provide product support to internal and external customers via phone, email and web serving as the technical expert in Cepheid’s Customer Care experience.

For this position is mandatory to speak Finnish at a mother tongue level.

You will be responsible for

  • Engage customers to collect and compile detailed information about customer complaints
  • Conduct advanced data analysis and troubleshooting, understanding customer sample collection, processing and laboratory practices
  • Investigate and resolve advanced customer complaints
  • Document complaints and resulting investigations in the complaint management system
  • Interface with Service and Global Product Support to escalate and resolve more complex cases
  • Adhere to Quality Management System procedures
  • Maintain product knowledge and support continuous improvement efforts
  • Contribute to quality compliance through accurate and concise case documentation
  • Represent Technical Support on projects and operational teams, communicating findings back to Technical Support
  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time
  • Performs additional tasks as assigned by the Technical Support Manager or Supervisor

What Skills & Experience You’ll Bring To Us

  • Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (or equivalent) with minimum 2 years of relevant experience as a Virology/Microbiological Laboratory Technician
  • In alternative experience as Clinical Laboratory Scientist for Virology/Microbiology in a hospital OR commercial clinical laboratory OR in a Technical Support position
  • Fluent Finnish and English (written and oral) is required (additional languages would be an advantage – Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian)
  • Customer oriented – understands customer expectations and can empathize with customer & patient needs
  • Knowledge and use of commercial computer application packages (MS Office)
  • Familiarity with SalesForce.com (or similar CRM System) is a plus
  • Laboratory or Technical Support Experience in one or more of the following preferred:
  • PCR and Microbiology, Molecular Biology Oncology or Virology
  • Patient sample collection practices and workflow
  • Sample preparation practices and methodologies
  • Laboratory analytical diagnostic equipment, medical devices and software
  • Able to follow complex procedures and processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Curious & self-motivated with ability to learn a complex technology platform quickly
  • Proactively analyzes complex problems, draw conclusions and propose precise action plans
  • Works independently in a structured manner with the ability to prioritize critical tasks
  • Builds collaborative work relationships with different teams, including Field Service Sales, Marketing and Quality
  • Thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

Cepheid is part of Danaher Corporation, a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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Regulatory Affairs Professionals (Clinical Trails Medical Devices and In-Vitro Diagnostic (home based)) – IQVIA

15.1.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat


Due to expansion across Europe within our Regulatory function we are looking for Regulatory Professionals in based in UK, Europe, the Nordics or Russia

About Us

IQVIA Biotech is the division of IQVIA which deals with small to medium size biotech companies, most of our employees are involved in clinical research and we are expanding our regulatory affairs team as part of an overall company expansion.

We are looking for candidates at all levels who have experience of regulatory affairs clinical trials submissions for Medical Devices and In-Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) products. We are interested in applicants from the UK, Europe, Nordics, and Russia. The role is home based.

Basic Functions

To provide regulatory and quality support to select clinical research projects involving investigational drugs, medical devices, biologics, or new medical procedures. To provide strategic regulatory guidance and information to projects; to acquire pertinent regulatory information from agencies and organizations; to support regulatory agency interactions, communications, and submissions; and to review project regulatory documentation to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory regulations and guidelines.

Essential Job Functions, Duties And Responsibilities

  • Assist Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs, in assuming primary or secondary regulatory responsibility for assigned clinical research projects by providing to the project team regulatory information, guidance, training, support and strategic planning based on applicable regulations and guidance’s issued by the applicable regulatory agency(ies).
  • Identify and interpret regulations, guidelines, and other pertinent information issued by applicable regulatory agencies and other regulatory organizations.
  • Review protocols, consent forms, reports, scientific documents, publications, and related papers, etc., as appropriate for various clinical research projects to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Ensure the compilation and maintenance of pertinent documentation (e.g., files) required for regulatory compliance for assigned clinical research projects.
  • Serve as a member of groups, teams, or committees related to regulatory affairs, and quality assurance or other designated IQVIA Biotech activities, as appropriate.
  • Serve as IQVIA Biotech liaison with central IRBs.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills And Abilities

  • Working knowledge of and aptitude for activities related to regulatory affairs and quality assurance, both domestic and ideally also international.
  • Familiarity with or ability to become familiar with regulatory documents, general contents, organization and the methods of filing and tracking.
  • Familiarity with or ability to become familiar with principles of Good Clinical Practice, Good Laboratory Practice and Good Manufacturing Practice., ISO standards.
  • Extensive knowledge of clinical research; knowledge and familiarity with 21CFR11 and EDC systems.
  • Experience in preparation of audit plans and checklists against applicable standards, execution of audits, and preparation of comprehensive written audit reports.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of staff, and with the public.
  • Ability to be detail oriented with background adequate to deal with scientific issues related to technical regulations and SOPs.
  • Ability to read and synthesize technical material and to prepare clear and concise written documents.
  • Computer literate at a level allowing utilization of event tracking programs, data loading and information processing related to regulatory affairs and quality assurance.

Minimum Requirements

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree, science degree preferred or equivalent level of education and work experience.
  • Experience of regulatory affairs submissions for clinical trials in at least one country, multi country experience is desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, particularly writing skills, are essential.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy is required.

Please submit your CV’s/application in English.

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com.