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Job Title: LABORATORY ASSISTANT AT PHILOCHEM AG (Otelfingen, Switzerland)
Location: Zurich – Switzerland
Department: R&D

Who we are:
Philogen is a Swiss-Italian integrated biotechnology company founded in 1996, with the mission to
develop innovative biopharmaceuticals for targeted therapy (http://www.philogen.com). Philogen
R&D site is located in Otelfingen, Zurich, while Philogen-Siena focuses on product
optimization/production according to GMP standards and on clinical trial investigations.

Job description:
Philochem AG, is seeking a highly motivated and cooperative Laboratory Assistant to join our R&D
group. Your main role would be to carry out a variety of tasks critical for the maintenance of the lab,
and to support our team of scientists working on internal research projects.
Key tasks and responsibilities
• Teaming up with the laboratory manager to ensure good work organization
• Ordering and receiving laboratory supplies
• Managing inventory and restocking consumables
• Coordinate equipment maintenance and repair
• Cleaning and organising glassware and laboratory equipment
• Preparing stock solutions and buffers
• Designing and preparing plasmid DNA in various scales to deliver recombinant proteins using
different expression systems
• Participating in routine cell culture tasks

Your Profile:
Applicants should preferably have an apprenticeship education or equivalent experience working in a
laboratory environment, demonstrating a high standard of organization, efficiency and technical
abilities. You should have experience with handling chemicals and sterile working. Experience with cell
culture is desirable, but not required. You would be working in an international team and good
communication skills in German and English are required.

How to apply
If you are interested to join the team, please send your full application in English or German with the
keyword “Laboratory Assistant” in the subject line to: mattia.matasci@philogen.com

Interested candidates are kindly asked to send their Curriculum Vitae to the following e-mail address jobopportunities@philogen.it, specifying the job position of interest authorizing the process of personal data under Italian Legislative Decree 196/03 and General Data Protection EU Regulation (2016/679).

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