Evotec AG (Evotec) is a drug discovery and development company focused on providing integrated drug discovery services and alliances to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. In addition, the Company has a small number of its own drug candidates at various stages of development, either partnered or available for partnering.
Our subsidiary in Goettingen, Germany, has more than 10 years of expertise in the development of innovative treatment opportunities for type I and II diabetes, diabetic complications and kidney diseases.
The In Vitro Pharmacology department is seeking for a highly motivated and dedicated
(Senior) Research Scientist (m/f) In Vitro Pharmacology / Metabolic-Renal Disease
to join our in vitro pharmacology team with the goal to make substantial contributions to the design, execution and communication of research projects.
Your key responsibilities
Design and implement cell-based medium and high throughput assays
Do profiling of compounds in biochemical and cell-based assays as part of lead identification & optimization projects
Independently design and implement complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved research techniques and procedures to increase confidence in the rationale for novel approaches
Plan, organize and supervise the work of technical staff
Train and support staff in development of technical skills
Maintain a cutting edge awareness of technical developments and scientific knowledge to improve project performance
Actively contribute to and support collaborative initiatives and liaise with external scientists
Present research findings to our partners and the scientific community to generate opportunities for emerging renal research areas
Opportunities to lead cross-functional research projects (depending on experience)
A PhD degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, pharmacology or another relevant field with a minimum of 3+ years of drug discovery experience, preferably gained within the pharmaceutical or biotech industry.
High energy and personal dynamism as well as the competency to significantly contribute to an important research project and produce results against challenging timelines
Self-starting ability and capability of working with a wide degree of autonomy and independence
Excellent communication, organization, presentation, interpersonal and networking skills.
Fluency in English, a working proficiency in German or willingness to acquire such is preferred.
Evotec offers the chance to expand and develop your career in a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community.