Team Leader - In vitro Pharmacology

Posted on May 16, 2023

Team Leader - In vitro Pharmacology

Contract type :
Employment contract
Seniority Level:
Type of work:
Full office work
Job context

Selvita is a global integrated drug discovery partner for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries with laboratories in Poland (Krakow & Poznan), Croatia (Zagreb), and offices in Cambridge, UK, Greater Boston Area & San Francisco Bay Area in the US. The company offers drug discovery support at every stage of the early discovery phase up to the preclinical research phase.


Continuous recruitment – that’s about Selvita! We are focused on constant team growth and we hire new employees on an ongoing basis. The team growth rate correlates with the growth of the project portfolio we perform for our clients. We are a stable employer with a clear perspective for the future.


As a successful candidate, you will take the role of Team Leader In vitro Laboratory a team of 2-4 scientists engaged in drug discovery projects for biotech and pharma companies from Europe, the USA, and the rest of the world. You’ll be working in a friendly and collaborative environment created by open-minded people, always ready for new challenges that new projects can bring. The variety of projects we run offers an opportunity to profile career paths in an interesting and diverse way.


At Selvita, we work knowing that the research we do, makes an impact on human lives. 

Key tasks
  • Managing group of scientists (2-4) engaged in drug discovery projects.
  • Preparation of project plans together with supervising project performance.
  • Execution of experiments and data analysis as well as the mentoring role for junior scientists.
  • Preparing reports and presentations for clients and superiors.
  • Participation in regular TCs updates on the progress of the project.
  • Collaboration with other teams engaged in Integrated Drug Discovery Projects (comp-chem, med-chem, biochemistry, analytics/ADME).
  • Taking care of the laboratory equipment and infrastructure.
  • Cooperation with the internal logistics department in the field of laboratory purchases.
  • Ph.D. degree plus at least 2-4 years of work experience in the position of Senior Scientist.
  • Training and/or experience in basic molecular biology techniques like cell culture, cytotoxicity and proliferation assays, Western blot and ELISA, cell-based functional assays, reporter-gene assays, and protein-based in vitro activity assays is a must.
  • Experience with screening and characterizing inhibitors of cellular pathways is a plus
  • Strong scientific background in Cell and Molecular Biology (oncology, CNS, autoimmune diseases, etc.).
  • Excellent presentation skills at scientific and business meetings.
  • Ability to carry out high-quality science and a high level of initiative and independence in performing experiments and data analysis.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Flexible, multitasking approach with the ability to work in a goal-driven drug discovery environment.
The offer
  • Extensive research facilities and modern laboratories.
  • Daily cooperation and know-how exchange with an experienced research team.
  • Long-term cooperation based on stable employment conditions and a clear career path.
  • Support of experienced mentors with international scientific experience.
  • Benefits: private medical care, on-site fitness zone & subsidized sports card, lunch benefits & fruits in the office, on-site, subsidized kindergarten.
  • Support in legalization and relocation from abroad.
  • Language courses (English & Polish).
  • Complex training programs.
  • Support & incentive bonus for completing Ph.D.
  • Various sports initiatives.
  • Referral program.
Medical care / health insurance Medical care / health insurance
Financial bonuses Financial bonuses
Soft skills trainings Soft skills trainings
Technical trainings Technical trainings
Language courses Language courses
Lunch vouchers Lunch vouchers
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