Research Associate

Research Associate

Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Chemical
  • Temporary full time
  • Reference : INT-026734
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  • Region Basel
  • Type of contract Temporary full time
  • Sector of activity Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Chemical


As a preferred supplier for Roche Basel, we are looking for an individual as

Research Associate

(contract for 1 year, with possible extension). The earliest start date is within 3 months.  

Description of the mission

  • Design, plan, and execute experiments in a timely manner, under the leadership of the assigned lab head.
  • Maintenance of cell culture.
  • Characterize compound effects in different cellular assays (e.g. cell viability assays) and western blotting.
  • Isolate and cultivate primary human immune cells.
  • Develop and run cellular in vitro immune cell assays using for example flow cytometry.
  • Conduct multiple experimental approaches in parallel.
  • Share knowledge by enthusiastic collaboration with other scientists and associates within the group.
  • Analyse and interpret data of experiments.
  • Keep accurate electronic records.

Required profile

  • BSc/MSc in a life science discipline (e.g. cell biology, immunology) or completion of an apprenticeship for a research associate. 
  • At least one year of hands-on experience in a research lab.
  • A solid background in cell culture is essential
  • Knowledge of basic methods in molecular and cell biology is needed.
  • Familiarity with standard lab equipment and IT tools is required.
  • Should be able to conduct and document original research in an independent fashion.
  • Very good oral and written communication skills in English are required.

Nice to haves

  • Experience with isolation and cultivation of primary immune cells is a plus
  • Hands-on experience in immunological assays and techniques including flow cytometry would be a plus. 
  • Experience in compound screening in cell-based assays.
  • Experience with cellular assay

Application process

Interested? You can find more information here: Infopackage. Please apply via the "Bewerben" button below and answer all questions, otherwise we will be unable to process your application.


  • Reference INT-026734
  • Published on 20 juin 2022
  • ConsultantMarijke van Engelenburg