High-Content Cell-based Screening position in Germany

A high-content screening position has appeared! If this Germany-based position interests you, continue reading!

Research Scientist, High-Content Cell-based Screening Unit
(Pos. code RS-HCS)

As the demand for our contract research services is now exceeding our existing capacities, we are seeking to further strengthen our team by filling the following position:

You will:

Design and implement internal, collaborative and contract research projects involving advanced applications of compound-, RNAi- and miRNA modulation-based screening in a wide range of disease fields, primarily using high-throughput methods combined with high-content assays;
Become an expert for automated fluorescence microscopy and image analysis of HT cell-based screens, including use of the Definiens XD software platform;
Develop new HT cell-based assay techniques, with emphasis on robotized experimental workflows and automated microscopy for all scales of experimentation;
Report both internally and externally on these activities through written reports and oral presentations.

But first, you need:

PhD preferentially with > 2 yrs of relevant post-doctoral research experience, with emphasis on high-content cell-based assay development and screening;
Solid theoretical and working knowledge of cell-based assays and immunofluorescence microscopy;
Strong initiative & organizational skills;
Experience with writing image analysis scripts/rulesets using common software packages, preferably Definiens;
Proficient knowledge of and experience with RNAi- and/or miRNA-based functional genomics experimentation is highly preferred;
Basic programming skills (Python, C++) are desirable.
Cenix offers competitive salaries and a dynamic, results-oriented yet informal working environment. Our company working language is English, and therefore, all staff must be completely fluent.

If you are interested, please email or send a complete C.V. in English with 2 references or alternatively, referee contact details, quoting the above position code to:

Cenix BioScience GmbH
Human Resources
Tatzberg 47
01307 Dresden
Tel: +49 (351) 4173 157
Email: recruit@cenix.com