Assistant

Orion Corporation operates in more than 20 countries, where we Orionees, 3400 in total, work in all kinds of positions. Among us there are Research Scientists, Laboratory Technicians, Engineers and IT Specialists as well as people working in Production, just to mention some examples. We offer diverse and responsible jobs to our personnel in a truly multi-disciplinary work environment. We encourage people to develop their competences and offer opportunities to affect the job description and creating their own career path at Orion. We are searching for top talents who are ready to share our passion for the work that we do.
Application period ends: 2017-11-30
Unit: Orion Corporation
Location: Turku
Type of employment: Permanent
Description of position: In this Assistant role your days will include hands-on laboratory work such as pharmacological testing of therapeutic antibodies (incl. binding and functional studies), antibody characterization, Cell culture, Assay setups and validations. You will plan, schedule, execute and report the experiments. You will also provide assistance to the team when larger studies are conducted.
Description of unit: Orion’s pharmaceutical innovations are created within its R&D organization, including non-clinical research and clinical development. The organization employs top professionals in the field of drug development. The core therapy areas of Orion's pharmaceutical R&D are central nervous system (CNS) disorders, oncology and respiratory for which Orion developes inhaled Easyhaler® pulmonary drugs.

We have seen growth in R&D productivity over the last years and have now an exciting R&D pipeline. In order to ensure future development, we have started to build capabilities for biologics discovery. In addition we are strengthening our power in small molecule research. Experienced professionals with new comptencies are needed to guarantee our continuous success.

Orion Pharma has recently initiated efforts to establish Biologics to its modalities selection. The recently established Biologics function is part of our R&D organization and it is responsible for bringing forward our biologics pipeline. The function is new and you have a great opportunity to develop our processes as vital part of our group of brave pioneers.
We offer: We offer exciting opportunities to create and have an impact on future therapies for patients.
We also offer you attractive career development opportunities to use your own strengths for development. The culture of Orion R&D is informal and we enjoy working together.

Join us – together we build well-being and do work that we are proud of!

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Requirements: To be succesfull in this role we hope you have hands-on experience of laboratory work related to antibody engineering and background of cell biology, immunology or biochemistry. Laboratory working experience in pharma industry is an advantage.

In our new team, it is important that you are not afraid to take responsibilities and you enjoy helping others in your team. You are accurate and percistance in your work. Excellent communication skills are needed and you work well with others. We hope you are excited of getting new tasks and developing yourself. Our main working language is English therefore we expect excellent English language skills
Additional information on the position: Please contact Tim Holmström, Head of Biologics, for additional information. Tel. +358 50966 7314 (CET +2):
15.11. 14-15
22.11. 14-15
29.11. 14-15
In addition: Approved medical examination which also includes drug testing is required prior to the employment.
In addition: We will carry out a security clearance prior to the employment for the selected person.

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