Research Scientist (m/f/d) - Ophthalmology Research (BB-B73BF)

Gefunden in: Neuvoo DE


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.

Our site in Goettingen, Germany, has many years of expertise in the development of innovative therapeutics for diabetes, diabetic complications, gut and liver disease. We are looking for a

Research Scientist (f/m/d) - Ophthalmology Research

full time and permanent

You will develop novel, cell-based screening methods and platforms in a fully funded research project. You will actively lead research projects, ultimately contributing to collaborative drug discovery campaigns using induced pluripotent stem cell derived Retinal Pigment Epithelial (RPE) cells, within EVOTEC. Research projects will thereby focus on the area of developing novel screening platforms to investigate retinal degeneration.

Your key responsibilities

  • Supervise a team of scientists employing iPSCs for disease modeling and drug discovery

  • Lead assay development and screening campaigns for projects in RPE cell biology

  • Establish and expand collaborative projects within Evotec, as well as academic groups and industry partners

  • Data analysis and review for presentations and reporting

  • Occasional travel to meet with partners at other Evotec sites

  • Your qualifications

  • PhD degree with industry experience in assay development or screening, or a few years relevant academic expertise in ophthalmology

  • Experience in the following is required: RPE biology, disease modeling, and assay development

  • Experience in quality control, upscaling, and phenotypic screening is essential

  • Experience in managing and mentoring research assistants is required

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff, partners and customers

  • High level of motivation, initiative, flexibility and team work

  • Fluent in English

  • 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

  • Capital-forming benefits, flexible working hours, holiday pay, annual variable bonus payment and a staff canteen

  • To apply, please click on the “ Apply ” button and provide your application documents (CV, certificates and cover letter including earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are curious to getting to know you and are looking forward to your application.

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