Research Scientist (m/f/x)

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Date: 15-Apr-2019

Location: Martinsried, Germany, 82152

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. The Group’s 2025 Vision is to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology”. Our research and development is primarily focused on bringing forth novel therapies in oncology, including immuno-oncology. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany and we have affiliates in 12 European countries. For more information:


For our offices in Martinsried we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position:



Research Scientist (m/f/x)

- limited to two years -



Key responsibilities:


  • Design and performance of translational research projects to explore novel drug targets and biomarkers or to assess the pharmacological activity of novel therapeutic agents
  • Hands-on laboratory operations «at the bench» using human specimen
  • Evaluation, interpretation, and presentation of the experimental results of preclinical studies
  • Close collaboration with scientists of the R&D Headquarters in Japan
  • Introduction of state-of-the-art and innovtive technologies
  • Preparation of reports and protocols


Professional experience and personal skills:

  • Doctor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Medicine, Pharmaceutical Sciences or equivalent qualification
  • Hands-on laboratory experience and broad expertise in tissue processing, primary cell isolation, culturing and analysis by flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry
  • Experience in the cancer drug discovery, (immuno-) oncology and/or biomarker field 
  • Strong interest in translational research
  • Strong organizational skills, flexibility and ability to multitask
  • Intercultural competence
  • Strong team player, open minded, showing a proactive approach and accountability
  • English skills in written and spoken, effective verbal communication skills in German language



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.