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Senior Research Scientist – human induced-pluripotent stem cell biology & molecular biology at AstraZeneca in Gothenburg.
Are you an experienced scientist in the field of pluripotent stem cells (PSC)? Do you have extensive experience in molecular biology? Would you like to use your scientific skills to drive the development of stem-cell derived models for therapeutic development?
If these goals resonate with you, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Applied Stem Cell Sciences Team in Discovery Sciences, Biopharmaceuticals R&D at AstraZeneca in Gothenburg!
Purpose, Offer and Benefits
This is a 7-month consulting assignment starting in March. You will be employed by TNG during this period
At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines and strive to continuously meet the unmet needs of patients worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you´re our kind of person.
You will be working alongside with our stem cell scientists, disease area specialists and the genome editing group. Using your strong knowledge and experience in stem cell biology and cell model development you will have the opportunity to work on development of in vitro models and assays that will be applied to study various targets of relevance to disease. You will maintain and differentiate induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and carry out gene editing experiments where necessary.
The Bigger Picture
The role is focused on laboratory-based activities. Your biggest impact will be through significant contributions to the practical delivery to projects in compliance with AstraZeneca corporate responsibility, policies and relevant safety standards.
It is essential to have good social and communication skills, be collaborative and a dedicated team player. Candidates should be able to work independently, take their own initiatives and have a positive, goal oriented and problem-solving attitude
The following skills are highly desirable: