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Principal Scientist

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Who We are

The Roche Innovation Center Zurich (Roche Glycart AG) is active in the research and development of engineered therapeutic antibodies, with a focus on the fields of cancer immunotherapy and immunotherapy in general. Part of the Roche Group since 2005, it employs about 190 people.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Position:

We are looking for the leader of the Pre-clinical Imaging and Analytics team with experience in immunology/tumor immunology, multiplex tissue imaging and digitalization of spatial data.

The Imaging and Analytics team is part of the Oncology Discovery Pharmacology Department of the Roche Innovation Center Zürich, leading company in the development of cancer immuno-therapeutics. As a Senior/principal Scientist you will be working together with other scientists and associates, supporting the in vivo characterization of drug candidates. In this position, you will:

Manage a team composed of scientists and research associates. Prior leadership experience as well as demonstrated ability in stakeholder management are strong added values.

Manage the platforms of the imaging and analytics team: 2D, 3D and 4D imaging using confocal microscopy, in vivo 2P microscopy, in vivo BLI/FLI, ELISA and other imaging/analytics technologies.

Develop, implement and manage data analysis platforms to support digitalization of results and advance analytical read-out. Application of artificial intelligence algorithm will be considered a favorable plus.

Be responsible of in vivo preclinical activities for selected drug candidates. A good knowledge of tumor/mouse models for testing immune-therapeutics is needed. Track record of imaging assessment of tumor model/s by multiplexing approaches is a favorable plus.

Who we are

The Roche Innovation Center Zurich (Roche Glycart AG) is active in the research and development of engineered therapeutic antibodies, with a focus on the fields of cancer immunotherapy. Part of the Roche Group since 2005, it currently employs about 140 people. Read more .

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

Ideal candidate profile

Who you are

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. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

Qualification :

We are looking for a candidate, holding a PhD degree and additional experience in the academic or private sector, with strong experience in imaging evaluation of the immune system and tumour tissue. Additionally, you bring:

High degree of reliability

Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Strong leadership potential

Team playing skills

A high degree of self-motivation, flexibility, sense of urgency and capability to independently set strategy

Interest on working in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment

English is required


Roche Innovation Center Zürich

Roche Glycart AG

Wagistrasse, 18

8952 Schlieren- Switzerland

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
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