Research Scientist/Associate – Orion Oyj, Turku5.11.2019
Orion Corporation is a globally operating Finnish pharmaceutical company
– a builder of well-being. Orion develops, manufactures and markets
human and veterinary pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical
Description of position
In this Research assistant role your days will include hands-on laboratory work such as pharmacological testing, biophysical characterization and preparation of therapeutic antibodies and nucleotides (incl. binding and functional studies), cell culture, assay set-ups and validations. You will schedule, execute and report the experiments. You will also provide assistance to the team when larger studies are conducted.
Description of the unit
Orion’s pharmaceutical innovations are created within its R&D organization, including e.g. non-clinical research, clinical development, formulation development and medical affairs. The organization employs top professionals in the field of drug molecule development and optimization.
The recently established Biologics and New Modalities teams are part of our R&D organization and they are responsible for bringing forward our increasing or biologics and new modalities pipeline in the therapy areas Oncology, CNS and Rare diseases. Adding the possibility to modulate the target with either small or large molecules enables us to choose the right target and then use the best modalities to affect the target protein in order to create the best value for patients. To fulfill this exciting task these teams are now recruiting additional R&D experts with a track record of developing biopharmaceuticals. These teams have recently been established and you have a great opportunity to be part of developing our processes.
We offer exciting opportunities to create and have an impact to the future therapies for patients.
In Orion we have a highly interesting R&D pipeline and enthusiastic working environment with opportunities to use your own strengths to build your competence development and career. As an expert of your own field you will be a member of multi-disciplinary team jointly innovating and developing new treatments for the patients. Appreciation of colleagues and continuous development are part of our core values. The culture of Orion R&D is informal and we enjoy working together.
We are passionate about the patient welfare and serve as The Voice of Science and the Patient – if this inspires you too – join us!
To be successful in this role we hope you have hands-on experience of laboratory work related to antibody or nucleotide engineering and background of cell biology, immunology or biochemistry. Laboratory working experience in pharma industry is an advantage and experience in laboratory work using viral vectors is also considered beneficial. Additionally we expect that you have a BSc degree in a related field (for example biotechnology engineering or health sciences).
In our team, it is important that you are not afraid to take responsibilities and you enjoy helping others. You are accurate and persistent in your work. Good communication skills in English are needed and you work well with others. We hope you are excited of getting new tasks and developing yourself.
Would you like to know more about the position? Please contact Tim Holmström, Head of Biologics, +358509667314. He is best available during the following times (EEST): Monday 4th of November between 9-10 AM, and Wednesday 13th of November between 9-10 AM.
Orion Corporation operates in more than 25 countries, where we Orionees, 3200 in total, work in all kinds of positions. We encourage people to develop their competences, and offer opportunities to affect own job description and create own career path at Orion.
Yhteystiedot Would you like to know more about the position? Please contact Tim Holmström, Head of Biologics, +358509667314. He is best available during the following times (EEST): Monday 4th of November between 9-10 AM, and Wednesday 13th of November between 9-10 AM.
Työpaikan osoite 20380 TURKU
Työ alkaa Mahdollisimman pian
Työn kesto yli 12 kuukautta
Haku päättyy 17.11.2019
Ilmoitus jätetty 29.10.2019