Neurimmune AG is a Swiss biotech company focused on the development of a unique class of human antibody therapeutics for the treatment of severe diseases with high unmet medical need. To further strengthen our organization we are recruiting for a: 

Scientist Cellular Assay and Biomarker Development

Neurimmune is seeking a scientist with experience in functional and biomarker assay development to join the Research and Development team. The candidate will drive non-clinical drug development in close partnerships across various functions including Research Biology, Clinical development, CMC, and Regulatory. Your role will focus on developing and implementing robust biochemical and cell-based assays to characterize compound MoA and support non-clinical safety and clinical evaluations. You will be responsible for the study design, conduct, analysis, data interpretation and communication with project teams, and managing collaborations with external service providers in this area.   

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Establish a robust in vitro assay platform for the non-clinical safety evaluation of Neurimmune’s lead antibody candidates, 
  • Develop and implement innovative and robust functional bioassays reflecting treatment-specific MoA in various disease areas, 
  • Participate in research teams to support biomarker discovery and development, 
  • Oversee partnerships with external resources including CROs, 
  • Design and execute in vitro pharmacodynamic studies, 
  • Prepare, review and deliver high quality scientific presentations for internal/external use, 
  • Provide technical, experiment-design and data analysis advice to junior scientists. 

Profile: 

Candidates must have a strong background in cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry, and significant experience in assay development and validation. The successful candidate will have excellent technical, communication and interpersonal skills.  

  • PhD level plus at least 4 years of postdoc and/or industry experience, 
  • Expertise in assay development, qualification and validation with demonstrated impact on drug development, 
  • Excellent understanding of what is needed to support GLP/GMP transition at later stage, 
  • Preferably expertise in pharmacology, immunology, and/or non-clinical safety, 
  • Preferably very good knowledge of microscopy and automated image analysis, 
  • Track record of independent thinking and creativity in research programs, 
  • Excellent ability to work independently and effectively, 
  • Team player. 

Neurimmune is committed to developing innovative treatments to improve the lives of patients. If you have relevant professional experience and would like to be considered for the position advertised, please forward your resume to:

Ms. Christine Frei, Human Resources Department,

Neurimmune AG, Wagistrasse 13, CH-8952 Schlieren.

hr@neurimmune.com