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BerGenBio now hiring! Two research positions available

Two positions available: research scientist and research assistant/technician needed. BerGenBio is a fast growing biotech-company focused on developing novel therapeutics directed against emerging metastatic and drug resistant cancer targets.The company has a strong and international team of management and consultants and an experienced board of directors. More information and how to apply here
31.08.2012

BerGenBio is located in the BioMedical Research Center at the University of Bergen, in Bergen, Norway. It is well funded and built on a platform technology called CellSelect. BerGenBio has an exciting pipeline of drug leads and novel targets.  The lead program, BGB324, a first in class Axl inhibitor, will enter phase 1 in Q1 2013.

BerGenBio offer an exciting opportunity to join a fast developing biotech with international reach. Application by email to vacancies@bergenbio.com enclosing CV.

 
Research Scientist
(Statens lønnstrinn: 57-63)

Areas of responsibilities to include :

  • Lead R&D projects including:
  • In-vitro & Invivo model development
  • Drug screening and candidate evaluation
  • Target validation studies
  • Biomarker assay development
  • Lead collaboration with academic and industry partners
  • Publish in scientist journals and Represent company at scientific conferences 
  • Support management with IPR filings and strategy
  • Report as required by the business 

Qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent in pharmacology, molecular/cell biology
  • 3+ years post-doctoral/biotech/pharmaceutical experience
  • Record of scientific excellence through high-quality publications and presentations
  • Experience in angiogenesis, hypoxia, mechanisms of drug resistance, tumor microenvironment, metastasis, cancer stem cells
  • Familiarity with molecular profiling and cancer genomics
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team setting.
  • First class communication skills (English essential)
  • Ability to function in a dynamic, fast-paced, and multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to achieve in a milestone-driven, rapidly changing commercial research environment.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a complex international team environment with scientist of different background and experience levels


Research Assistant/Technician

(Statens lønnstrinn: 40-44)

Areas of responsibilities to include :

  • Support R&D projects including:
  • In-vitro & Invivo model development
  • Drug screening and candidate evaluation
  • Target validation studies
  • Biomarker assay development
  • Support collaborative research projects
  • Respond to ad-hoc commercial enquiries
  • Publish in scientist journals and Represent company at scientific conferences 
  • Support management with patent filings
  • Report as required by the business 

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years relevant lab experience (cell biology, molecular biology).
  • MSc/PhD advantageous
  • Passion for working on cancer drug R&D
  • Able to work effectively in a team setting.
  • First class communication skills (English essential)
  • Ability to achieve in a milestone-driven, rapidly changing commercial research environment.
  • Enjoys working collaboratively in a complex international team environment with scientist of different background and experience level.

 

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