Group Leader (all Genders) IPS Cell Production Core

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Posted 4 months ago
Job details
The iPSC department at Evotec headquarters in Hamburg is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated
Group Leader (all genders)
iPS Cell Production Core
Full-time and permanent
Your Key Responsibilities
  • Provide strong technical guidance and expertise for large scale production of iPSC and iPSC-derived cell types (in 2D and 3D)
  • Lead and develop a team of talented scientists who develop, facilitate and drive cell production and automation processes (through bioreactors, screening platform etc.)
  • Adapt production processes and introduce technological innovation in line with business strategies
  • Create and embed procedures, standards and delivery expectations for iPSC models and provide disease expertise in neuroscience for assay development in drug discovery
  • Manage and expand internal iPSC line repository
  • Support Leadership Team to ensure highest standards of quality and regulatory standards relating to cell products and processes
  • Guide resource allocation in a dynamic environment meeting business requirements and timelines
  • Identify and champion new ideas that contribute to the achievement of business goals as well as process improvements of iPSC platform
  • Represent Evotec’s iPSC platform capabilities internally and externally to existing and new collaborators
Ideal Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Biology, Medicine, Pharmacology and several years of work experience after PostDoc in Pharmaceutical industry, Biotech, or in a CRO setting
  • Proven background in human iPSC biology with a track record of contributing to the delivery of pre-clinical drug discovery projects in neuroscience
  • Proven background in iPSC manufacturing and upscaling of iPSC models
  • High level of disease biology understanding relevant to neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation. Other disease areas such as mental health, pain, epilepsy or other neurological disorders considered a plus
  • Proven line management skills to lead a group of scientists and their laboratory teams
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills necessary to interface with team members, project leads, legal, contract management, and external parties
  • Dynamic personality with high level of drive, enthusiasm, and commitment and ability to perform well under pressure
  • Self-starting ability and capability of working with a wide degree of autonomy and independence
  • Excellent command of the English language – both verbal and written; German is advantageous
Our Offer
  • A position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community
  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork
  • 30 days of annual holiday, monthly allowance for public transportation, and in-house canteen
  • Capital forming benefits, flexible working hours, holiday pay, and annual bonus depending on performance
To apply, please click on the “Apply” button and provide your application documents (CV and cover letter, including earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are looking forward to getting to know you and to your application.
FR : Dans le cadre de sa politique Diversité, Evotec étudie, à compétences égales, toutes les candidatures dont celles des personnes en situation de handicap.
ENG : In the frame of our Diversity policy, Evotec considers, with equal competences, all applications including people with disabilities.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 17, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Evotec is a life science company with a unique business model focused on delivering highly effective new therapeutics to the patients. The Company leverages its multimodality platform, the “Data-driven R&D Autobahn to Cures”, for proprietary projects and within a network of partners including Pharma, Biotech, academics, and other healthcare stakeholders. With more than 5,000 highly qualified people at 17 sites, Evotec aims to create the world-leading co-owned pipeline for innovative therapeutics.
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