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Biomarker & Imaging Senior Scientist (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Research & Development
Job ID:  37155


If you’re passionate about changing lives for the better, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. In Research & Development, we’re continuously exploring innovative new treatment options to make a stronger, more positive impact on the lives of the patients we serve. You’ll work with talented colleagues in a state-of-the-art Research & Development environment, developing innovative medicines that change the live of patients for the better and help us make progress towards our vision of a world free of pain. Join us today, and discover the difference you can make.


What the job looks like
Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • You will be part of a dedicated Translational Medicine team that is responsible for building a deep understanding of drug mechanism(s) of action to facilitate the identification of candidate biomarkers for target engagement and early pharmacodynamic responses (TE/EPR)
  • You will be responsible for the development of TE/EPR biomarker assays such that they are “fit-for-purpose” with the pipeline status of the project
  • You will collaborate with the clinical development teams to embed TE/EPR strategies within early clinical development and experimental medicine studies
  • You will independently design and execute laboratory experiments, apply advanced data analysis, integration and interpretation with an emphasis on providing appropriate context for data and experiments in order to progress projects and/or develop platforms
  • You will provide clear written reports of experiments, position papers and presentations for internal use within Research and as required contribute to the preparation of documentation to support regulatory applications

What you'll bring to the table
To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • You are a PhD level scientist with translational biomarker or pharmacology background with several years of translational experience in academia or pharma, preferably in a relevant pain or neurosciences area
  • You are a committed laboratory scientist with high level of experience in the development of biomarker assays and the application of imaging techniques
  • You have a detailed understanding of regulatory environment surrounding biomarkers and validation requirements
  • You have a broad range of complementary skills in cell biology, molecular biology and biochemical techniques to support assay development work


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, privately-owned pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focussing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 29 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in more than 100 countries. In 2019, Grünenthal employed around 4,700 people and achieved sales of € 1.4 bn.

Your HR contact: 
Angelika Will

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