Scientist - Translational Research & Toxicology (m/f/x)

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Date: 19-Nov-2021

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:



Do you want to join global pharmaceutical company but prefer small team with entrepreneurial spirit? Could you already collect experiences with project lead but don´t want to miss the work at the bench? Join our Tissue & Cell Research Center, a pre-clinical R&D unit specialized in innovative research using human tissues and primary cells, based in Martinsried by Munich. To support the advancement of our oncology pipeline we are seeking for


Scientist - Translational Research & Toxicology (m/f/x)


Key responsibilities:


  • Design, execute and monitor in vitro research projects, provide results within given timelines to support the global R&D especially medicinal safety and ADME
  • Develop and validate fit-for-purpose human-based in vitro assays to assess tissue-specific effects of novel therapeutic agents (i.e.  antibody-drug conjugates)
  • Document, evaluate, interpret and present the study results in internal and external meetings
  • Prepare and review reports and protocols to ensure the quality and integrity of data
  • Be a collaborative team member, provide scientific and technical support for colleagues
  • Work in team with research assistants but also conduct hands-on laboratory experiments
  • Serve as a partner for daily communication with scientists in R&D Center in Tokyo
  • Maintain expertise in the field through literature reviews, attending relevant meetings, and liaison with external experts in the field



Professional experience and personal skills:


  • Doctoral degree in Life Sciences and several years of relevant working experience in pharmaceutical industry, biotech or academia
  • Demonstrated experience in toxicity assessment, assay development and validation
  • Hands-on laboratory experience in primary cell isolation and culture as well as immunoassays or cell-based assays 
  • Excellent organizational skills paired with the ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously 
  • Ability to work in a global environment
  • Strong team player, open minded, showing a proactive approach and accountability
  • Excellent command of the English language - knowledge of the German language is a plus



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.