Orion Corporation operates in more than 20 countries, where we Orionees, 3200 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.
Description of position
We are looking for a highly motivated student with good background in cell biology to work at oncology research laboratory. You will support early stage drug discovery as a part of team focusing on target identification, validation and mechanism of action studies. You will do hands-on laboratory work such as cell culture and related assays as well as participate in daily laboratory maintenance under supervision of a scientist and experienced research assistants. The summer job is planned to start in May or June and last for about 3-4 months.
Description of unit
Oncology Research is accountable for the discovery of novel targets and drug projects related biology research in the therapy area of oncology at Orion. You will be based in Turku, where we have three focus areas: Immuno-Oncology, Cancer Genomic Medicine, and Tumor Growth Regulation. You will be part of the Cancer Genomic Medicine team but work in close collaboration with other research organisations of Orion.
You will have an opportunity to be part of a highly motivated team and work in a modern laboratory facilities equipped with state-of-art laboratory instrumentation. In addition to your own laboratory duties, we offer an exciting opportunitity to get a comprehensive picture of all of Orion's activities and numerous different tasks we have. We also offer you great colleagues and the opportunity to challenge yourself with interesting tasks.
Appreciation of colleagues and continuous development are part of our core values. Welcome to build well-being this summer!
A successful applicant has hands-on experience of laboratory work and previous experience in working in a cell culture laboratory. Additionally we expect that you have completed at least 3 years of university studies in the field of health sciences (for example cell biology, molecular biology or biochemistry). You are a highly motivated and accurate professional with good communication skills in English and ability to interact in collaborative work environment.
Please apply for the position by 9th February!