Expert Histopathology (m/f/x) Tissue & Cell Research Center, Translational Research & Histopathology

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Date: 25-May-2023

Location: Martinsried, Germany, 82152

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.


Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In Europe, we focus on two areas: In the cardiovascular space, our strong portfolio of medicines reflects our long-standing commitment and shows that we care for every heartbeat; in oncology our goal is to become a global pharma innovator until 2025 by providing novel therapies to patients across the world. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries. For more information:


We are searching for a new team member to support our Tissue and Cell Research Center in Martinsried near Munich. The facility is focused on human-tissue based research and cell- and tissue-derived models in the field of cancer research and rare diseases. We are offering a permanent position within our histopathology unit.

Expert Histopathology (m/f/x)

We offer:

Daiichi-Sankyo is an international pharmaceutical company offering competitive salary as well as variety of benefits including a company supported retirement benefits, flexible working hours, state-of-the art mobility options, variety of sports activities etc. In TCRM you will work in a small team working in a pleasant atmosphere with excellent opportunities for training and further development.

Your role in the histopathology team

  • Being an expert in histopathology you will report to the Director Histopathology and will be involved in:

  • Quality control of all samples entering the facility

  • Provide pathological and histopathological expertise to all teams within TCRM but also to all relevant projects

  • Serve as a core expert in histopathology for all scientists in the facility

  • Conduction and maintenance of individual projects within TCRM’s research activities with focus on pathology and histopathology

  • Evaluation of general histopathology and special stains

  • Evaluation of molecular pathology methods in research setting (immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, in-situ hybridization etc.)

  • Develop novel methods and approaches to evaluate complex tissue matrices

  • Participate in establishment of image analysis workflows

Your profile:

  • Degree in medicine, veterinary medicine, biology, or similar, with either specialty in pathology or strong track record for equivalent experience (doctoral, master’s degree in the field)
  • Experience in a biotech company or pharmaceutical industry is of advantage
  • Experience in development, implementation and analysis of molecular pathology techniques
  • Experience in immunofluorescence and multiplexing, in particular, is of advantage
  • Flexibility to work on multiple projects as a project lead and as a service
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Knowledge of MS-Office, as well as basic statistics like GraphPad Prism
  • English with full working proficiency, German language knowledge is of benefit
  • Intercultural competence

What we offer

Working at Daiichi Sankyo

At Daiichi Sankyo in Europe, we offer a workplace where your voice is heard. Everything we do, we do with a high level of commitment and a clear focus on patients’ needs. We know that our bold ambition to change patients’ lives for the better can only be achieved through the power of collaboration and the exploration of new approaches. Thus, we encourage our colleagues across Europe to be courageous, to bring their ideas to the table and to embrace opportunities to grow. When you join our European family, you will be a part of a dynamic company where everyone, no matter their role, rolls up their sleeves and gets things done.