Expert Histopathology (m/f/x)

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Date: 07-Feb-2019

Location: Martinsried, Germany, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Affiliate: Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.™

Daiichi Sankyo and its 15.000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for hypertension and thrombotic disorders, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology”. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany and we have affiliates in 12 European countries. For more information:

For our Tissue & Cell Research Center in Martinsried, a R&D unit specialized in the use of human tissues and cell-based models for preclinical research, we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position of an


Expert in Histopathology (m/f/x)



Key responsibilities:

  • Design and supervise the performance of translational research projects to explore novel drug targets and biomarkers
  • Scientific guidance of technicians
  • Macroscopic and microscopic characterization of human biospecimens, mainly tumor tissues and leukemic blood
  • Evaluation, interpretation, and presentation of the experimental results of preclinical studies
  • Collaborating with and consulting other research scientists
  • Closely collaborate with scientists of the R&D Headquarters in Japan
  • Introduction of state-of-the-art and innovative technologies
  • Preparation of reports and protocols




  • Doctor’s degree in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or equivalent qualification
  • Hands-on laboratory experience and broad expertise in histopathological, immuno-histochemical and molecular biological techniques
  • At least 5 years of experience in the histopathological evaluation of tissues and blood, especially in the oncology and immunology fields
  • Strong interest in translational research
  • Strong organizational skills, flexibility and ability to multitask
  • Strong team player, open minded, showing a proactive approach and accountability
  • English skills in written and spoken; effective verbal communication skills in German language desirable



What we offer:


We offer an interesting, diversified and challenging position, good contractual conditions, flexible working models, all the social benefits of a modern company and a professional environment where you will have the opportunity for personal growth.