Scientist - Genomics

Boehringer Ingelheim

Scientist - Genomics

Boehringer Ingelheim

Biberach, Germany

OUR COMPANY

At Boehringer Ingelheim we develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company, we focus on long-term performance. We believe that, if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve; after all, we started with just 28 people. Now, we are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture.

THE POSITION

We are part of the Discovery Research area within our Innovation Unit (IU). Our ultimate goal is to accelerate and improve decision making in order to identify impactful first-in-class therapies for patients. In Global Computational Biology and Digital Science (GCBDS), we want to identify novel human disease insights through the use of in silico methods combined with disease biology. We aim to transform our Innovation Unit through cutting edge digital sciences.

Do you want to play a crucial part in the development of breakthrough therapies for our patients? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Join our team as talented scientists and be part of our Genomics Laboratory within Boehringer Ingelheim’s Innovation Unit (IU) in Biberach, Germany.

Discover our Biberach site: xplorebiberach.com

Tasks & responsibilities

  • In your new role, you are part of our Global Computational Biology and Digital Science (GCBDS) team supporting our therapeutic areas in their effort to provide novel, first-in class therapeutics to improve patient’s health;
  • In our Genomics Laboratory, you are responsible for supporting whole transcriptomics of in vitro, in vivo and ex vivo research studies for various therapeutic areas (inflammation, neuroscience, oncology, cancer immunology, cardiometabolic and respiratory diseases);
  • More specifically, you develop, validate and execute high- and low-throughput Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) library strategies for bulk, single-cell and multi-omic applications;
  • You innovate and establish novel single cell-based sequencing methods to characterize biological processes;
  • The evaluation of new NGS technologies and platforms (e.g. spatial transcriptomics) is also part of your new profile, as well as the identification of promising new concepts in scientific publications.

Requirements

  • PhD in Genetics, Biology, Biochemistry or a related field with postdoctoral research experience;
  • Several years of research and NGS experience, preferably in the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry;
  • Practical experience in the design, development, validation and execution of genomics assays (e.g. WGS, WES, whole transcriptomics, scRNA-seq or amplicon-seq);
  • Experience with RNA/DNA/protein isolation as well as with cultivation of mammalian cell lines/primary cells from various species;
  • Ability to work independently to design, execute, and interpret experiments and to collaborate with multicultural project teams;
  • Excellent team player with strong time management and organizational skills paired with the ability to communicate across different hierarchies and cultures.

EFFECTS OF COVID-19

We will continue to hire talented people and we look forward to receiving your applications. As a result of COVID-19, we have introduced alternative working arrangements to ensure that our employees can stay safe and healthy, because the health of our employees is among our top priorities. At all company locations, we work remotely whenever possible. Additionally, we are now hosting virtual video interviews for applicants. During the limited in-person interviews we still have during this time, we pay special attention to distance and the hygiene rules recommended by the Robert Koch Institute. New employees who do not start on site in production or the laboratories are sent the necessary IT equipment, our Welcome Days take place online, and we plan to conduct their onboarding training virtually whenever possible.

WHY BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM?

This is where you can grow, collaborate, innovate and improve lives. 

We offer challenging work in a respectful and friendly global working environment surrounded by a world of innovation driven mindsets and practices. In addition, learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth. We also offer a competitive salary, generous amount of vacation time, and numerous benefits towards your wellness & financial health and work-life balance. Plus, an onsite gym (Ingelheim), in-house doctor and best-in-class cafeterias and coffee bars to keep you energized and healthy. To learn more about what benefits could be waiting for you, please visit our Career area. 

Want to learn more about us? Visit https://www.boehringer-ingelheim.com/.

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

READY TO CONTACT US? 

Please contact our Recruiting EMEA Team: Artur Reich, Tel: +49 (7351) 54-175904.

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