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Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd.
Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: BSLN). It focuses on products that address increasing resistance and non-response to current treatment options in the therapeutic areas of bacterial infections, fungal infections and cancer. The company uses the integrated research, development and commercial operations of its subsidiary Basilea Pharmaceutica International Ltd. to discover, develop and commercialize innovative pharmaceutical products to meet the medical needs of patients with serious and potentially life-threatening conditions.

To strengthen our Research Department, we are looking for a highly motivated

Lab Head Cancer Biology M/F 

Your tasks

  • Leadership of research projects
  • Independent development of strategies to profile exploratory compounds and advance research projects
  • Development and implementation of biochemical /cell biology assays to build flow charts for efficient profiling of compounds
  • Planning, execution, interpretation and reporting of biological experiments
  • Testing of novel compounds
  • Organization and coordination of research activities  to achieve set goals
  • Analysis of biological data and reporting in Basilea lab notebooks and group meetings
  • Contribute to patents, internal reports and peer reviewed publications in support of the Basilea portfolio

Your profile

  • PhD in Cell Biology/Biochemistry with an emphasis on tumor biology
  • 3 years’ experience as a lab head in cancer research, preferably in industry
  • Extensive knowledge of tumor biology and the field of oncology and broad well versed in state of the art techniques
  • Extensive mammalian cell culture and cell biology experience
  • Strong biochemical, molecular biology and immunological technique background
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Innovative, curious, flexible and team oriented individual who is able to work independently
  • Fluency in English written and spoken is essential, German would be beneficial

We offer an interesting and varied work environment in a dynamic future-oriented enterprise with a highly motivated team, a competitive salary and benefits.
We look forward to receiving your online application including your complete documents. For additional information please contact Ms. Nadine Pfrüner.