Student Internship in Analytical Development Biochemistry (as soon as possible, 6 months)

LocationBasel, North West Switzerland, Switzerland
DisciplineMedical Scientist / Pharmacologist

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Student Internship in Analytical Development Biochemistry (as soon as possible, 6 months)

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel

The Analytical Development Biochemistry group, located in Basel, is an integral component of how we innovate healthcare through the invention of differentiated medicines for treating diseases of current unmet medical need. This internship program integrates seamlessly into European-based University degree program and therefore we offer the most talented students the opportunity to gain valuable work experience with us.

During the internship your tasks will include:

  • Quantify and characterize of small molecules
  • Develop a mass spectroscopy (MS) based method for the characterization and quantification of free fatty acids in formulation samples
  • Optimize the sample preparation and the high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) separation conditions
  • Create an analysis method and a report template for an automated analysis with the MS software UNIFI
  • Document the performed experiments and developed methods comprehensively

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

You are an enrolled Bachelor or Master student within chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences or a related field. You are motivated to increase and share your theoretical and practical knowledge on this emerging and exciting field of liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) / electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) and you are an enthusiast of new technologies and you easily show engagement with people. Experiences in sample preparation of biomolecules and in mass spectrometry in general are considered a plus.

Further qualifications:

  • Highly self-motivated and science driven
  • Hands on experiences in the field of HPLC separation techniques for biomolecules (e.g. RPC, etc.) is mandatory
  • Knowledge of Mass Spectrometry Data Systems (preferably Waters UNIFI)
  • Knowledge about Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) is a plus
  • Good English and excellent German skills

The starting date of this internship is as soon as possible. Please clearly indicate your preferred starting date and duration of internship (preferably 6 months) in your cover letter.

Applications need to include a CV and a motivation letter.

Due to regulations non-EU/EFTA citizens must provide a certificate from the university stating that an internship is mandatory as part of the application documents.

Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche’s largest sites. Read more .

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Location Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel
  • Function Research
  • Subfunction Pharmaceutics/Process Research
  • Schedule Full-time
  • Job level Entry Level
  • Job type Internship / Student
  • Division Roche Pharmaceuticals
  • Posted since 2018/01/12
  • Job-ID 3588872700

Scientist / Senior Scientist Analytical Development and Quality Control

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel

Senior Principal Scientist

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel

Student Internship in Analytical Development Biochemistry (as soon as possible, 6 months)

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel


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