Cell Biology, Intern
We are looking for an excellent student, passionate about stem cell biology and molecular assays, to join us as an intern.
Novo Nordisk A/S
Are you passionate about pluripotent stem cells and their use in translational medicine? Are you keen to be part of a department that works on developing cell therapies for serious chronic diseases? If so, join us as our new intern in our department of cell therapy discovery at Novo Nordisk A/S in Måløv, Denmark. Apply now!
During your internship, you will be supporting the different activities in the cell therapy discovery department ranging from the differentiation of stem cells to different cell types and characterising the final product to the generation of new genome-edited cell lines. You will be participating in the daily work in the laboratory and interacting with both technicians and scientists in the planning, execution, and evaluation of the experiment. As part of the position, you will be helping on a daily basis in organising/maintaining laboratory consumables/equipment, including stocking up the labs.
- Internship period: 6 months (with a possible extension of up to an additional 6 months)
- Working hours: Full-time (25-37 hours a week)
- Start date: As soon as possible
- A Danish full-time work permit is required
At Novo Nordisk, we share a passion for changing patients’ lives, and we are always looking for talented individuals who want to join us in this effort. We provide exciting learning opportunities for students who bring new ways of thinking to our company.
We are looking for an excellent student, passionate about stem cell biology and molecular assays, to join us as an intern. You are currently enrolled in a Master’s degree in Cell Biology, Human Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, or a similar field
- Good understanding of cell signalling processes and molecular biology in general
- Ability to manage multiple tasks in parallel (with supervision)
- Sound personal judgment for decision-making during the daily work
- Strong work ethics and willingness to take responsibility for own projects and progression
- Fluency in English
As a person, you are an outgoing team player, with a well-structured and diligent approach to work, who would thrive in an innovative environment and bring a can-do attitude.
Preferably, hands-on experience with one or more of the following methods: cell culture of mammalian cells and specifically pluripotent stem cells, cloning, qPCR, Immunofluorescence, fluorescent and confocal microscopy.
About the department
You will be part of an international group of dedicated employees, composed of scientists, laboratory technicians, and student workers, focusing on the translation of stem cell-based cell therapies into the clinic. Promising proof-of-principle studies show that cell therapies can address unmet medical needs in a wide range of indications, including, but not limited to, the implantation of stem cell-derived pancreatic beta-cells and dopaminergic neurons to treat diabetes and Parkinson’s disease, respectively.
Working at Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is its people. We know that life is anything but linear and balancing what is important at different stages of our career is never easy. That’s why we make room for diverse life situations, always putting people first. We value our employees for the unique skills they bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk is working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it’s a collective effort. Novo Nordisk relies on the joint potential and collaboration of its more than 40,000 employees.
Together, we go further. Together, we’re life changing.
For further information about the position please contact Research Scientist Paschalis Efstathopoulos directly at +45 30777789.
10 April 2023.
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