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Internship for Neuroscience, Biology or Molecular Biology Students in Neuroimmunology (6 months)

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Job description

·  Job facts

At Roche, we believe it's urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients' lives and we are fearless in both decision and action. And we believe that good business means a better world.

That is why we come to work each day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigour, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a global team within the area of Neuroscience and Rare Disease (NRD) Discovery and Translation (DTA) in Basel. A major focus of the Neuroimmunology drug discovery team is to better understand remyelination processes and the prerequisites of recovery in order to develop novel remyelination therapies in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and neurodegenerative disorders. The successful candidate will work under supervision of established scientists in an industry-leading Neuroscience department with an attractive portfolio of preclinical and clinical stage projects in CNS disorders. The position will be based in Basel, Switzerland. During the internship you will:

Characterize translationally relevant animals models via ex vivo readouts like histology/immunohistochemistry

Support established in-house in vivo model work to investigate the time course of de-/remyelination processes

Analyze data and present results at lab meetings,

Work as part of a multidisciplinary team

Moreover, as an intern you will be a member of the Roche Interns Network that offers you chances to connect, have fun and get to know Basel. This position presents the unique opportunity to gain first- hand insight into discovery research at a leading pharmaceutical company. We expect outstanding motivation, creativity, analytical thinking and a strong dedication to productivity.

Who we are

At Roche, 98,000 people across 100 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.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

Ideal candidate profile

Who you are

You are able to work under pressure, passionate about challenges, willing to learn by doing and results oriented. You are a Bachelor or Masters Student in the area of Neuroscience, Biology or Molecular Biology or in a gap year between degrees.

Moreover you are/have

Strong interest in the area of Neurobiology/Neuroscience and/or Neuro Immunology

An interest in pre-clinical models relevant for de-/remyelination and some experience in histology/IHC

Able to work in a team setting and in a multicultural environment

Motivation to learn new techniques to explore mechanisms underlying progression of neurodegenerative disorders

Fluent in English, German is a plus

To be considered, please send us your complete application merged into one PDF including:


Motivation Letter (including desired start date & duration)

A certificate of enrollment (if you are currently studying)

For UK, non-EU/EFTA citizens: Certificate from the university stating that an internship is mandatory (required due to regulations)

The preferred start date of the internship is March 2021 or upon availability for 6 months.

We'd like to let you know that for this recruitment process we are going to invite you to an Online Assessment in case a first review of your application was successful.

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are dedicated to building a team that represents a range of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

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