Molecular Pathology Associate/Principal Scientist in Cancer Research/Biomarkers and Translational Re

Boehringer Ingelheim
Ingelheim am Rhein, Rheinland-Pfalz (DE)
The base pay is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to
September 24 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
All Industry

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead an experimental pathology laboratory that performs histopathological and molecular characterization of cancer disease relevant models and human cancer samples
  • Design and pre-clinically validate fit-for-purpose IHC and other tissue-based assays with state-of-the-art pathology techniques for discovery and early clinical development
  • Support the development of capabilities of the histopathology group, including multiplex assays and quantitative image analysis using digital pathology platforms
  • Profile drug candidates to identify predictive and pharmacodynamic biomarkers to support development of cancer cell directed and immunotherapies
  • Coordinate effectively with other research teams and disciplines across the global Discovery Research Organization, and academic partners and CROs
  • Assumes responsibility for direct reports as needed including recruiting, managing, mentoring and developing scientific staff


  • MD or DVM pathologist, with postdoctoral research/clinical experience in cancer biology
  • In depth knowledge of immunohistochemistry procedures including: tissue dissection, routine histology, immunohistochemistry (IHC), in-situ hybridization (ISH), and image capture of fresh, frozen and paraffin-embedded tissues
  • Digital pathology experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to work independently, plan, organize, troubleshoot, present work and to show team leadership

Your Benefits:

  • Staff restaurant
  • Pension scheme
  • Additional off-days (bridge days)
  • Comprehensive health promotion
  • Position specific training opportunities