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Senior Scientist pharmacology
ARE YOU AN EXPERIENCED SCIENTIST READY TO APPLY YOUR SKILLS IN A DIVERSE AND DYNAMIC COMPANY? IF YOUR PASSION IS SCIENCE AND YOU WANT TO BE PART OF A TEAM THAT MAKES A BIGGER IMPACT ON PATIENTS’ LIVES, THEN THERE’S NO BETTER PLACE TO BE. At Astra Zeneca, we believe in the potential of our people and make the most of your skills and passion. Respiratory & Immunology is one of Astra Zeneca’s main therapy areas. From a research perspective we work to understand, treat, modify and ultimately cure respiratory and autoimmune diseases such as asthma, COPD, IPF, IBD, RA and SLE. We are looking for an experienced histologist with background in image analysis and ideally some pathological assessment. A successful candidate would need to have a drive for innovation and idea generation as well as excellent laboratory skills to join the Bioscience In Vivo Department within the Early Respiratory and Immunology R&D unit located in Gothenburg, Sweden. The successful candidate will join a highly motivated team that works closely together with other departments focusing on Target Translational Science, Bioscience In vitro assays and Drug Metabolism/Pharmacokinetics to support discovery projects and to drive new exciting research. Are you ready to join us? WHAT YOU’LL DO Contribute as a vital member of the department and in various working teams to progress our respiratory and immunological drug discovery projects. You will actively take part in scientific discussions, gain input from others and be involved in multiple project meetings to present and discuss experimental plans and data. This is a partly lab-based role where you will be actively involved in experimental phase of histological analyses, with responsibility to coordinate, perform and evaluate experiments as well as drive the establishment of new techniques. Characterization and validation of target expression and subsequent evaluation of engagement of the target by drug treatment in both patient and in vivo tissue samples will be the key areas of your daily work. You will independently assess and report data with a clear understanding of its reliability, interpretation of findings and draw appropriate conclusions with input from others. We are looking for a team player with strong background in histology and related image analysis techniques, ideally complemented by some experience in pathology and pre-clinical drug discovery processes. ESSENTIAL FOR THE ROLE Ph D in a relevant discipline (area of Bioscience) ideally complemented by experience of working in a drug discovery environment Strong experimental histology skills in performing immunohistochemistry, histochemistry, in situ hybridization Knowledge in histology scoring and histomorphometry Proven knowledge and experience in image analysis (integration, segmentation, pre-processing, reconstruction, feature classification) Understanding and experience with molecular biology Understanding of statistical methods, quality control and data reporting/archiving To conduct where appropriate in parallel more than one area of work to agreed timelines Be respectful, communicate openly and show effective collaborative behavior to obtain high quality study results Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills. You are organized and incorporate the views of others in your communication and collaboration DESIRABLE FOR THE ROLE Respiratory disease knowledge, including target and mechanism knowledge and basic understanding of pharmacokinetics Some experience in pathology Good understanding of pharmacology, physiology and immunology Knowledge in advanced histological techniques such as Tissue Microarray, Spatial transcriptomics and Tissue optical clearing Experience in RNAscope technology WHY ASTRAZENECA? At Astra Zeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development So, what’s next! Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you. ABOUT ALTEN Every employee is equally valuable in the success of ALTEN! We are driven by making people grow and develop, which is why we offer you the opportunity to work with what you are truly passionate about. At ALTEN, we have a broad range of assignments at most of the leading companies in Sweden in several different sectors, to make it possible for your wishes to come true. We offer both national and international opportunities and together with your coaching manager, you build your career path so you constantly are able to develop and achieve your goals and dreams! As a consultant at ALTEN, you will get the genuine team feeling at your assignment but also a wonderful togetherness at ALTEN. Through our different internal networks, such as ALTEN Sports, Women@ALTEN and ALTEN Innovation you will get the opportunity to drive topics and activities that are close to your heart, together with your colleagues. All activities are of course optional. Work life balance is our top priority. We also have a collective agreement and other benefits like Pension, Insurances and Wellness grants. We believe in growing together!
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