(Senior) Scientist (m/f/d)

 QIAGEN GmbH  Hilden (near Duesseldorf)

(Senior) Scientist (m/f/d)

LOCATION: Hilden (near Düsseldorf)
DEPARTMENT: Research & Development
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Regular Full-Time

Position Description

  • Development of innovative life science products and technologies for nucleic acid extraction including manual and automated processing
  • Collaboration within interdisciplinary project teams and across company functions
  • Project management with internal and external partners
  • Internal and external presentation of scientific results
  • Launching new products to market in compliance with industry standards including technical customer support
  • Life cycle management for existing product lines
  • Continuous extension of technology knowledge, Research new technologies for nucleic acid extraction

Position Requirements

  • Scientific degree (PhD) in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology or a related field.
  • Proven knowledge of nucleic acid purification and analyses technologies, preferably including NGS-based applications
  • Extensive laboratory experience with molecular biology techniques is required
  • Strong technical writing and presentation skills, for both internal and external audiences
  • Specific experience with bioinformatics, automated nucleic acid extraction or in the field of circulating tumor cell research is a plus
  • Experience as independent postdoc in academia or industry is a plus

Personal Requirements

  • German and English fluent in speaking and writing
  • Excellent written and oral communication of research results
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills
  • Independent thinker, self-motivated, and team-oriented
  • Willingness to travel (up to 10%)
  • Ability to be flexible and creative, and work in a fast-paced research environment

What we offer

At the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.

QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, or disability.

If this interdisciplinary challenge appeals to you, you can expect a highly motivated team that is looking forward to your support! Please apply online, quoting the reference number, with your complete application documents as well as your earliest starting date and salary expectations.

We look forward to hearing from you!

QIAGEN GmbH | Human Resources | QIAGEN Strasse 1 | 40724 Hilden | Germany

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: EMEA00684


QIAGEN ist eines der erfolgreichsten Unternehmen in der Zukunftsbranche Biotechnologie. Wir sind ein stark expandierendes, innovatives Unternehmen mit eigener Entwicklung, Produktion und weltweitem Vertrieb. Mit unseren hochwertigen Produkten zur Isolierung und Analyse von Erbinformationen sind wir als Partner unserer Kunden aus Forschung und Industrie seit über 15 Jahren international...
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