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Are you an experienced scientist in the field of immune cell therapy? AstraZeneca in Gothenburg is now seeking a Senior Scientist
Are you fully competent in own research area within Bioscience discipline? Would you like to apply your immunology expertise and turn your ideas into life-changing cell-based medicines for the non-oncology diseases? Now you have the chance to join AstraZeneca´s dynamic R&D site in Gothenburg, and be a key player in the build of the new Biopharmaceuticals R&D Cell Therapy department. Together we will push the boundaries of Science!
Purpose, Offer and Benefits
At AstraZeneca, you will be empowered to be innovative and creative where difference is valued. We thrive in a place where the brightest and most curious minds seamlessly come together in our inclusive environment. Here you will be part of an international, open-minded and creative working atmosphere based on collaboration and innovation.
Building on your background in immunology you will apply your skills in a regenerative medicine setting, working collaboratively with project leaders, in vitro, and in vivo scientists, and therapy area specialists to ensure efficient progress of Cell Therapy projects. The role is focused on laboratory-based activities and you will use your scientific expertise to design and run experiments and deliver high quality data.
You will play a leading role in developing our scientific capabilities and presenting your work both internally and externally, working in a highly cross disciplinary environment with local and international colleagues.
The Bigger Picture
Biopharmaceuticals R&D is committed to the development of next-generation innovative medicines, and we are building a Cell Therapy Department to establish AstraZeneca as a world leader in Cell Therapy across disease areas within Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolism (CVRM) and Respiratory and Inflammation (R&I). The Cell Therapy Department will bring together approx 50 specialists across Europe and the U.S. to support the organization with cell therapy expertise and capabilities, while working in close collaboration with experts across AstraZeneca globally to leverage the existing and emerging cell platforms, novel cell engineering and gene editing technologies.
This position is a 1 year consulting assignment which means that you will be employed by TNG during this time.
Please note that the selection process is ongoing!
In this role it is essential to have good social and communication skills, be collaborative and a strong team player. You should be able to work independently, take own initiatives and have a positive, goal oriented and problem-solving attitude.