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Postdoc Fellow - Gene Therapy

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Pursue your passion and apply your knowledge to make a huge impact. A place for bold disruptors shifting from academia to industry, this is where you can think differently to cut through the noise, add value, and bring fresh thinking to our teams and projects. As a respected specialist, you'll be empowered to take credible risks, own it and run with it, with all the support you need. Because like you, we're passionate and driven specialists looking to change the game, and make an impact. Collaborating across functions and international boarders, you'll share knowledge and combine strengths to take your skills, and our science, to the next level. Taking on challenges and pushing boundaries to drive results. It's not always easy, but it's always rewarding. Supported by reputable peers and mentors across the organization, you'll gain not just the experience and confidence to thrive in this fast-paced industry, but also the mindset to develop into a purpose-driven enterprise leader. About the Postdoc Programme We're currently looking for hardworking scientists to join our innovative academic-style Postdoc. The position is placed at Astra Zeneca's dynamic R&D site in Gothenburg, Sweden, where you will be in a global pharmaceutical environment, contributing to live projects right from the beginning. You'll take part in a training programme, including a focus on drug discovery and development, given access to our existing Postdoctoral research, and encouraged to pursue your own independent research in groundbreaking laboratories. It's a newly growing programme spanning a range of therapeutic areas across a wide range of fields. You will also have the support of a leading academic advisor, who'll provide you with the guidance and knowledge you need to develop your career. This is an exciting area that hasn't been explored to its full potential, making this a chance to create a real difference to the future of medical science! About the Opportunity As a postdoctoral scientist in the Precise Genome Editing Team, you will join an innovative group of hardworking individuals who are dedicated to science. We focus on pre-clinical research - understanding fundamental biological processes to eventually craft novel therapeutical approaches and strategies of critical value in various disease areas. You will lead an independent project in a welcoming and encouraging environment, take advantage of modern equipment and proprietary technologies. In your project, you will be encouraged to collaborate with top academic laboratories. We will make sure that you have all the resources required to effectively finalize your project and publish your results. Our work led by former postdoctoral scientists has been published in leading journals and is highly cited. Essential Experience and Education * Ph D degree in molecular/cell biology/genetics * Broad multidisciplinary experience and meticulous scientific knowledge (including strong molecular biology skills and advanced understanding of genetic engineering and hands-on working on CRISPR-Cas9) * Patience, discipline, hard-working, with the ability to develop and follow a plan, and persevere to achieve the unknown Skills and Capabilities required * Creative, innovative, pro-active, forward-thinking, focused, goal-oriented * Great teammate who demonstrates a passion for science * Adventurous, growth mentality Desirable for the role * Proven experience in directed evolution and/or targeted mutagenesis * Expertise with NGS analysis and phenotyping tools (i.e. FACS) to validate genetic perturbations This is a 3-year programme. 2 years will be a Fixed Term Contract, with a 1-year extension which will be merit based. Why Astra Zeneca? Astra Zeneca is proud to provide a unique workplace culture that encourages innovation and cross-boundary collaboration. Within this environment employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives, and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity. Our Gothenburg site is one of Astra Zeneca's three strategic science centers. We thrive in a multinational environment working cross-functionally across the globe with Astra Zeneca colleagues as well as academic and industry partners. Our way of life is to foster a working environment that feeds collaboration, openness and innovation. Therefore, we have created space for meetings, socializing and relaxation, where spontaneous meetings can give birth to new innovations. The unexpected ideas or thoughts that can come from a chat over something as simple as a cup of coffee or a stroll on our "walk and talk" meeting trail. Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you! So, what's next? If you're curious to know more then please reach out to Marcello Maresca marcello.maresca@astrazeneca.com We welcome you application, no later than 24 August 2021. Where can I find out more? Our Gothenburg site: https://careers.astrazeneca.com/sweden Astra Zeneca's Postdoc Programme https://careers.astrazeneca.com/postdocs-astrazeneca Life at Astra Zeneca: https://careers.astrazeneca.com/life-at-astrazeneca

Astrazeneca AB


  • Antal platser: 2
  • Timmar per vecka: 32 - 40 timmar
Sista ansökningsdag: 2021-07-24
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