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Scientific Program Manager - Molecular Biology (m/f)

An opportunity to develop relationships with world class research laboratories in Pharma, Biotech, Academic and Government.

An opportunity to apply state-of-the art genetic editing technologies to research programs in all therapeutic areas.
We are Taconic Biosciences, a life sciences company supporting research to find treatments and cures for disease. Our scientific services focus on the generation, breeding and application of complex genetically modified animals tomultiple therapeutic areas. Major drug companies, leading universities and government agencies depend on us for high quality products and services that are essential to the drug discovery process.
Taconic Biosciences has been a leading provider of research models for over 60 years. Through all six decades, we’ve had a singular mission—to create a difference in human health by providing the best, most relevant mouse and rat models to researchers in the life science community. Why? Because better models are more predictive and relevant, leading to greater insights into diseases and their treatments.

If you are motivated by new opportunities and seek a stimulating and rewarding
career, we invite you to join our diverse team of talented professionals who are
dedicated to finding smart solutions to improve human health. We are recruiting for
a Ph.D. scientists for the position of:

Scientific Program Manager (m/f)

Your tasks will comprise:
  • Articulate Taconic’s capabilities in the generation of custom genetically engineered models using state-of-the art methodologies (e.g. homologous recombination, CRISPR/Cas9).
  • Develop compelling gene editing solutions to meet client’s technical and business needs.
  • Deliver platform presentations and papers at nationaland international conferences, and write marketing material for technical and trade journals.
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing in the identification, development & implementation of new or improved services involving genetically engineered models.
  • International travel with focus on the US and European markets.
Your qualifications are:
  • PhD in Molecular Biology or equivalent
  • Experience in the principles experimental science (preferably biology) and laboratory practice, and in the development, execution and leading of specialized projects in a technical field.
  • Experience in the design principles, application, and execution of genetic modification and editing in rodents (e.g. homologous recombination in embryonic stem cells, conditional modifications, transgenics and CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing). Preferably 3-5 years of relevant experience and/or training required.
  • Experience with therapeutic or scientific disciplines such as immunology, oncology, infectious disease, inflammation, neurodegeneration and familiarity with the assays and genetically engineered models used in drug discovery research in these fields
  • Strong communication skills in English. Knowledge of German language is desirable
  • Dedication to team work and team leadership
We offer opportunities for career advancement, a competitive salary and more. If you are motivated by new opportunities and seek a stimulating working environment within the biotech industry we invite you to join our international team of talented scientists. Taconic offers you a job in a very positive and stimulating working atmosphere.
Please send your detailed application documents to:
Taconic Biosciences GmbH
Manfred Stelzer
Neurather Ring 1
51063 Köln, Germany
e-mail: jobs@taconic.com
Phone: +49(0)221-96453-0
web: www.taconic.com
While applying for the job please refer on jobvector and use the following reference number: SPM022016
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