Matterhorn Biosciences is looking for a Scientist, Immunology, Candidate Selection .
Matterhorn Biosciences is a preclinical stage biotechnology company pioneering the discovery and development of novel T cell therapy for cancer treatment.
We are an exciting, motivated group of scientists who are determined to make a difference for modern human medicine.
As we continue to build the R&D team, we are looking for an experienced Scientist to support research activities of the Candidate Selection Group , Immunology department.
The role will require the precise application of a diverse range of laboratory-based skills. As such, the successful candidate will have significant research experience in T cell Immunology and be highly motivated, enthusiastic with a positive can do attitude, hands-on, strong organizational skills, and able to work independently.
You will further strengthen our team by contributing to the development of Matterhorn Biosciences. You will form a key part of the TCR Discovery program, building the infrastructure to sequence and clone novel MR1-specific TCRs and help propel our company forward.
Your role will be comprised of :
Functional assessment of immune cell activation, including flow cytometry, cytokine analysis and cytotoxicity assays
Developing novel and state-of-the-art multi-cell functional assays to identify lead candidates
Supporting the development and implementation of high-throughput cell-based assays for functional screening
Maintaining routine tissue culture of primary cells and cancer cell lines
Performing cellular biology techniques
As a member of our growing team, you will increasingly be expected to take responsibility for successful delivery on this core program, including project management, diligent documentation and presentation of results in internal and external meetings.
You have significant laboratory experience, along with a detailed understanding of the cutting-edge approaches used in a molecular and cellular immunology laboratory.
Specifically, we are looking for candidates with the following :
PhD in Immunology, or university degree
Experience in biotech or industry is a plus
Experience with transfection and / or transduction of human primary immune cells and cancer cell lines
Hands-on experience with assay development and high-throughput screening
Proficient at a range of cell biology techniques including but not limited to flow cytometry, ELISA, MSD and cytotoxicity assays
Know-how experimental design and ability to work independently
Able to work in a highly flexible environment
Able to communicate with team members and cross-functional project teams
Good English communication skills, both oral and written
WHAT WE CURRENTLY OFFER
Offices : Our well-equipped laboratories and offices are located at the Tech Park Basel, a premier address for early-stage start-ups.
Commuter Benefits : We support our employees tailored to their personal needs in commuting to work and offer parking facilities or a commuter contribution.
Flexible Working : We support flexible working as appropriate.
Christmas Closure : In addition to the 24 holidays per year, our offices / labs are closed between Christmas and New Year.
Birthday Retreat : On top of that, your birthday is your personal holiday - our employees enjoy their birthday with a day off.
Food : We like get-togethers during lunch time. Enjoy tasty, subsidised meals from our FELFEL food fridge.
Coffee : Meet up with your colleagues and grab free coffee.
Development : We support the individual development of our employees.
German Lessons : For our international employees we support German lessons to speed up integration.
Creativity : We offer an innovative and creative environment.
People : We are an international and diverse team with talented and passionate people.
Fun : From time-to-time we organise cool off-site summer and winter team events.
To apply , please send us this application form together with your CV and Cover Letter .