BTA, MTA, CTA, B.Sc. Life Science - In Vitro Diagnostics, Personalized Medicine, Cancer Research, Cell Culture (f/m)

 2cureX GmbH  Hamburg
To make a real difference for cancer patients around the world by individualizing treatment…
 
…2cureX is looking for a Technical Assistant that is willing to be part of an exciting journey within an innovative International Biotech company.
 
2cureX GmbH is a 100% subsidiary of 2cureX AS located in Copenhagen, Denmark. 2cureX has developed a functional In Vitro Diagnostic Test that is used to predict, to which cancer drugs an individual patient’s tumor will respond to. This test has shown very good results for colon cancer. In the context of a project funded by the BMBF Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung and in collaboration with the University Medical Centre Eppendorf (UKE) the test will be further developed to predict the drug response for other forms of cancer.

Starting September 2018, we have an opening at our facility in Hamburg, for a highly motivated full-time
 
Technical Assistant (m/f) – In Vitro Diagnostics

Your Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate the delivery of primary human cancer tissue to the 2cureX screening laboratory in Hamburg
  • Receive and prepare patient material to establish 3D cultures of tumoroids (tumor spheroids)
  • Maintain and bank tumoroid cultures and perform quality checks
  • Perform functional chemosensitivity tests on tumoroids using 2cureX proprietary technology
  • Execute, thoroughly document and analyze experiments
  • Contribute to the development of new protocols (SOPs)
  • Contribute to general tasks associated with running a laboratory
  • Keep in close contact and exchange know-how with colleagues at the 2cureX headquarter in Copenhagen and at the UKE

Your Qualifications:
  • Successfully completed apprenticeship as „Biologisch-technische/r Assistent/in“ (BTA), MTA or CTA and/or a bachelor‘s degree in a Life Science discipline
  • First work experience in an academic setting or pharma/biotech with demonstrated accomplishments is advantageous
  • Skilled in cell culture techniques, ideally also experienced in working with human (cancer) cells
  • Preferentially knowledgeable about histological techniques, microscopy and image analysis (software)
  • Able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, while still paying attention to detail and precision
  • Able to work both independently, as well as part of an international and interdisciplinary team and to communicate effectively in German and in English (face-to-face, in e-mails, reports on the phone or video-conferences)
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility and willingness to get things done on time
 
We look forward to receiving your application letter and CV (PDF) by mail to Dr. Tabea Sturmheit (TMS@2curex.com)


 
Send application to
Dr. Tabea Sturmheit (TMS@2curex.com)
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About 2cureX GmbH

Die 2cureX GmbH ist ein Tochterunternehmen der in Kopenhagen, Dänemark ansässigen 2cureX AS, die im November vergangenen Jahres an die Börse gegangen ist. 2cureX hat ein innovatives Verfahren zur Optimierung von medikamentösen Krebstherapien entwickelt. Der proprietäre In-Vitro Diagnostiktest basiert auf Tumoroiden - 3D Mikrotumoren - und ermöglicht die Vorhersage, auf welche Mono- oder...

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