Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Postdoctoral position in Genetic Toxicology at Roche

ETOX alumna Krista Dobo forwarded the following information on a postdoctoral position in Genetic Toxicology at Roche in Switzerland.

Post-doctoral Scientist Genetic Toxicology
Switzerland - Basle-Town
Company/ Division
Job level
Entry level
Who to contact
Contact HR: W. Kinzy, phone:
+41 61 687 94 03

The Position
As post doctoral fellow you will be a member of the Genetic Toxicology group. Expertise in
the Genetic Toxicology area within the company is centrally located in Basel within the
Non-Clinical Safety Department. You will work in close collaboration with the team members
to generate basic data on mutagenic/clastogenic effects (primarily in vivo) for the definition
of new models for risk assessment of mutation and tumor induction.
you will investigate dose response relations using established Genetic Toxicology test
system such as the micronucleus and Comet and the - to be adapted Pig-a - assays
you will characterise dose response curves employing appropriate mathematical models in
collaboration with our statisticians
you will present /publish these data in international meetings/journals
this project will be performed in close collaboration with an academic mentor (University of
This position is available on a temporary basis for two years.

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a
company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and
geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but
the starting point.

For this position you will bring the following qualifications:
recent PhD in life sciences
experience in Genetic Toxicology and/or related fields
experience with flow cytometry techniques of advantage
willingness to integrate into small team/ ability to build personal relations
motivated to be successful working on high impact project using new inhouse technologies
proven ability to present and publish research data
proficient in English, other languages (e.g. German, French) of benefit.
Please apply online until June, 10th.

Who we are
At Roche, 80,000 people across 150 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare.
Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare
groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity, and on seeing each
other’s differences as an advantage. To innovate healthcare, Roche has ambitious plans to
keep learning and growing – and is seeking people who have the same goals for themselves.
The headquarters in Basel is one of Roche’s largest sites, over 8,000 people from
approximately 80 countries work at Roche Basel. Favored by its geographic location in the
heart of Europe, the Basel area is one of the most dynamic economic regions in Switzerland
– a great place to live and work.

Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Roche employment website can be accessed here.

Job ID: 38102551818820110505

Best regards
Elmar Gocke
Preclinical Safety,
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd
phone +41-61-6884797
fax +41-61-6888418

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