Biologist - Murine Embryonic Stem Cells, Cell Culture, Quality Management, Transfection Experiments, Cloning (m/f/d)

With a history of over 65 years of excellence, Taconic Biosciences is a global team of the best problem solvers in the industry. We partner with our clients to develop winning research strategies that accelerate the discoveries for prevention and treatment of disease.

Taconic employees all over the world show up every day to deliver the best solutions for our clients while caring for ourselves, each other, and especially our animals. If you are a respectful, compassionate individual with a can-do attitude and a desire to do the right thing, we want you to join us!

We are seeking a full time

Scientist (m/f/d)

in the area of murine embryonic stem cells

Could you be the next great Taconic employee?

Your tasks include:

  • Keep up to date with the most modern scientific developments and technologies within murine embryonic stem cell culturing and imparting these details to colleagues at all levels.
  • On-going scientific evaluation of techniques, methods and strategies used in the cell culture group and analysis of the effect of up/downstream deliverables on overall processes.
  • Work closely with production management and laboratory colleagues on potential improvements.
  • Cooperation in the analysis and elimination of quality problems
  • In addition, you will actively participate in the laboratory and work on demanding customer projects. This includes:
  • Performing transfection experiments with murine embryonic stem cells (ES cells) to produce recombinant clones for later microinjection into blastocysts
  • Evaluation, maintenance and care of ES cells (thawing, splitting, cryopreservation) in different formats (96 well plates up to 15cm dishes)
  • Preparation of cells for molecular biological analyses
  • Production, inactivation and plating of fibroblasts
  • Documentation of experiments in our database

Your profile:

  • You have completed your university studies of biology with a doctorate degree
  • You have experience in the cultivation and transfection of primary cells, iPS cells and/or stem cells (murine or human)
  • You are highly motivated and reliable and are characterised by a prudent, structured way of working
  • You have very good German and English language skills
  • You have the necessary flexibility to work in other laboratory areas if required
  • You bring the willingness to work on weekends from time to time

Our offer:

  • We offer you a variety of challenging and varied tasks in a team of committed, quality-oriented colleagues in a modern laboratory and office building
  • You will be comprehensively trained in your field of work according to your knowledge, skills and aptitudes
  • We provide our employees with coffee, tea and water as well as a subsidized job ticket

If you are motivated by new opportunities and seek a stimulating working environment within the life sciences industry, we invite you to join our international team of talented scientists.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application (CV, motivation letter, references, salary expectation and notice period) by E-mail to:

Taconic Biosciences GmbH
Simone Groß
Marie-Curie-Strasse 10
51377 Leverkusen
Tel: +49-173 3612 524

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About Taconic Biosciences GmbH

IMPROVING HUMAN HEALTH THROUGH MORE PREDICTIVE AND RELEVAN RODENT MODELS 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...
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Average salary for comparable positions is about € 51.110,00 gross per year. Depending on experience and qualifications, as well as other factors, this estimate may deviate to varying degrees from salaries actually to be expected.