Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. is a commercial stage biopharmaceutical company developing products that address the medical challenge of increasing resistance and non-response to current treatment options in the therapeutic areas of bacterial infections, fungal infections and cancer. The company is committed to discovering, developing and commercializing innovative pharmaceutical products to meet the medical needs of patients with serious and life-threatening conditions. Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: BSLN). Additional information can be found at Basilea's website

In order to strengthen our Research Department we are looking for an experienced:

Research Assistant Biology (M/F) 

Your tasks

  • Development and implementation of biochemical/cell biology assays
  • Testing of novel compounds in vitro, including mechanism of action studies
  • Growing bacterial and mammalian cell cultures
  • Testing of antibacterial activity of compounds
  • Protein purification
  • Preparation of method and data summaries
  • Analysis of biological data and reporting in Basilea lab notebooks, as well as in group meetings
  • Maintenance and running of a biochemistry lab

Your profile

  • MSc in a biological science (or equivalent technician training)
  • >3 years’ experience in research (preferably in Pharma or Biotech)
  • Broad biochemical technique background
  • Mammalian and bacterial cell culture, cell biology and microbiology experience
  • Team oriented, independent way of working
  • Good command of English, German would be beneficial, excellent communication skills

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 Franziska Werder.