Veterinary Pathologist (Temporary, 2 years)

1201 F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG


Veterinary Pathologist (Temporary, 2 years)

The Position

In Roche'sPharmaceutical Research and Early Development organisation (pRED), we make transformative medicines for patients in order to tackle some of the world's toughest unmet healthcare needs.
At pRED, we are united by our mission to transform science into medicines.

Together, we create a culture defined by curiosity, responsibility and humility, where our talented people are empowered and inspired to bring forward extraordinary life-changing innovation at speed.
This position is located in Pathology, a Chapter within the Pharmaceutical Sciences function, which enables portfolio decisions through proactive and integrative pathology expertise.
We closely collaborate with our therapeutic areas and functions to convert hypotheses into innovative therapeutics.

Job mission

The Veterinary Pathologist will generate scientific insights for our portfolio through mechanistic study and project support and the development and execution of investigative pathology methods and technologies
with a focus on antisense oligonucleotides.

Your impact

  • Mechanistic study pathology scientific contribution including strategy, assay establishment and pathology evaluation including:

  • Collaboratively drive the development, interpretation and reporting of tissue-based assays including:

  • In situ hybridization,immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, multiplexing, spatial omics, image analysis

  • Animal and advanced in vitro model characterization through consultation on study design, phenotyping and pathology evaluation of studies

  • Support drug discovery, research and development through integrative assessment of multiple endpoints and deep mechanistic pathology understanding

  • Direct portfolio project pathology responsibilities for implementation of mechanistic pathology endpoints in early in vivo profiling

Your profile

  • You are a DVM or Doctor Med. Vet. with the ACVP or ECVP pathology boardcertification/eligibility. PhD and Postdoctoral experience are of a benefit

  • You have experience with pathology assessment for antisenseoligonucleotides

  • You have hands on expertise with basic tissue based molecular technologies (e.g.immunohistochemistry,in situ hybridization) including digital analysis approaches

  • You have experience in digital toxicologic pathology assessment

  • You have a growth and collaborative mindset with the ability to ask for feedback and continuously develop

  • You are accountable and have a strong dedication to scientific excellence

Your location


Who we are

At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we've become one of the world's leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 10,700 employees from over 100 countries come together at our Basel/Kaiseraugst site, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. Read more.

Besides extensive development and training opportunities, we offer flexible working options, 18 weeks of maternity leave and 10 weeks of gender independent partnership leave. Our employees also benefit from multiple services on site such as child-care facilities, medical services, restaurants and cafeterias, as well as various employee events.

We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion, and strive to identify and create opportunities that enable all people to bring their unique selves to Roche.

Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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