Scientific Expert (m/f/d)

Scientific Expert (m/f/d)

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

At the heart of QIAGEN’s business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.
We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.
Our most valuable asset are our employees – more than 5000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.

There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.
If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people’s lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.

Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day.

Position Description

  • Position is within our PreAnalytiX Joint Venture R&D team (QIAGEN/Becton Dickinson Company)
  • Development of innovative molecular diagnostics products and technologies for preanalytical workflows
  • Launching new products to market in compliance with industry/regulatory standards
  • Collaboration within interdisciplinary project teams and across company functions
  • Life cycle management and technical support for the existing product lines
  • Supervision of staff activities

Position Requirements

  • Scientific degree (PhD) in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, or a related field
  • Detailed knowledge of modern molecular biology techniques, in particular sample collection, nucleic acid purification and analytical test technologies
  • Basic knowledge in nucleic acid stabilization, NGS and digital PCR is advantageous
  • Experience in in vitro diagnostics development is an asset

Personal Requirements

  • German and English fluent in spoken and written
  • Excellent organizational, reporting and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to travel (~10%)
  • Independent, self-responsible and team-oriented

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.

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: EMEA00726


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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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.