Phase1, Cancer Genomics and Metabolism Trainee
Phase1 is Orion's a paid trainee program for university and university of applied sciences students. During the summer you get inspiring tasks and get to know other trainees on events. You have also a possibility to network with other orionees through mentoring.
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. You do not necessarily need Finnish for this task. 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 Genomics and Metabolism, and Antibody Drug Conjugates. You will be part of the Cancer Genomics and Metabolism 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 summer 2021!
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.
If you interested, please apply at the latest on 31st of January 2021! You can read more information about the Phase1 trainee program and the recruitment process through Orion's website.