Senior Research Scientist (f/m/d) Assay Development

 Evotec SE  Hamburg
Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs with operational sites in Europe and the US. The company has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an industrialized platform that can drive new innovative small molecule compounds into the clinic. In addition, Evotec has built a deep internal knowledge base in the treatment of diseases related to neuroscience, pain, and inflammation. Leve­raging these skills and expertise the company intends to deliver superior science-driven discovery alliances with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
The assay development department at our headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, is looking for a highly motivated and dedicated candidate to assume the position as

Senior Research Scientist
Assay Development

Fulltime and permanent

to work on and support our drug discovery programs.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and apply biochemical, cellular and radiometric assays to identify and characterize active compounds during lead discovery and optimization
  • Implement new assay technologies to improve assay performance, sensitivity and throughput
  • Trouble-shoot and assess assay raw data and data evaluation
  • Manage a number of hit identification and/or hit profiling projects
  • Autonomously prepare technical proposals for clients, including calculation of costs and act as main contact person from the beginning to the completion of a project
  • Give presentations at customer visits and external scientific meetings
  • Closely interact with staff from other groups to secure information and knowledge transfer
  • Train and supervise technical staff to develop high-quality assays suited for HTS and post-HTS processes; coordinate your teams work to meet completion dates

Your ideal qualifications:

  • Ph. D. in biology, biochemistry or another related field
  • Several years proven experience in the development and application of biochemical and cellular assays, preferably gained in a pharmaceutical or biotech organization or CRO
  • Former experience with protein biochemistry, including purification using chromatography systems and analysis using standard techniques would be beneficial
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to interact efficiently with clients and members of a cross-functional team
  • Strong organizational skills that come along with the ability to independently plan and execute several projects at any given time and with the resources given
  • Demonstrated scientific leadership and mentoring skills with respect to both managing direct reports as well as external collaborations
  • Ability to advise and guide staff and colleagues in a decisive, but supportive and encouraging manner
  • Self-starting personality with high levels of autonomy, enthusiasm and commitment
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, German advantageous

Our offer:

  • A permanent position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community
  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork
  • Company pension scheme, holiday pay and annual bonus payments depending on performance as well as flexible working hours
  • Training in techniques that are unfamiliar to the candidate will be provided

 

To apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button and provide your application documents (CV, cover letter including earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are curious to get to know you and we are looking forward to your application.

Evotec SE • Human Resources • Essener Bogen 7 • 22419 Hamburg
or further information, please visit our homepage: www.evotec.com

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Über Evotec SE

Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs with operational sites in Europe and the US. The company has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an industrialized platform that can drive new innovative small molecule compounds into the clinic. In addition, Evotec has built a deep internal knowledge base in the treatment of diseases related to...
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