Neuchatel, Switzerland


Life Sciences



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Scientist – Systems Biology & Toxicology – Neuchâtel, Switzerland Be a part of a revolutionary change! At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. R&D is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and commercial decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free future, your work could change the lives of a billion smokers. Your ‘day to day’ As a Scientist – Systems Biology & Toxicology, within our Research and Development facility, part of Philip Morris Products S.A. in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, you will work with cutting-edge cell and molecular biology techniques in the context of in vitro toxicological assessment using systems biology approaches together with a highly skilled team in a diverse and multidisciplinary environment. More specifically, you'll • Independently plan and lead complex in vitro studies (using cell lines and/or three dimensional organotypic culture systems) involving collaborations with various teams for exposure assessment using cellular systems • Prepare and write study plans, study reports, scientific publications, as well as present study results in scientific meetings • Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team which executes scientifically and technically challenging projects. Who we’re looking for • PhD in cell biology, biochemistry or molecular biology • Substantial post-doc experience in toxicological assessment in academia or industry (FMCG, pharmaceuticals) • Ability to design in-vitro experiments adhering with established best practices and protocols • Demonstrated experience handling and interpreting biological datasets (e.g. transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics datasets, cytotoxicity/enzymatic assay and histological evaluation) • Sound expertise in cell culture assays (using cell lines and/or three dimensional organotypic culture systems) is an advantage • Knowledge of toxicological principles and/or respiratory systems is a plus • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, organized and planning oriented • Proficient in spoken English with excellent writing skills. What we offer Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers. #LIJobs