Jobs & Careers at QPS Austria

 
Currently there are the following vacancies at QPS Austria:
PhD student (30 hour/week)

QPS Austria GmbH is a successful international full-service contract research organization (CRO) in the area of preclinical and clinical research. At our location in Grambach near Graz we are searching for a highly motivated

 

PhD student (30 hour/week)

For the project: “Validation of three different ASD mouse models for efficacy analyses of newly developed serotonin multi-target drugs.” The project will be performed in cooperation with the University of Graz and the University of Bari, Italy.


Your Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Treatment of mice using different routes;
  • Behavioral tests for repetitive behavior, social deficits, activity and anxiety
  • Plan, perform, analyze and report animal experiments as well as histological and biochemical tests of brain tissues
  • 3-month stay abroad at cooperating laboratory in Italy to perform HPLC analyses
  • Preparation of scientific posters and publications
  • Visit of scientific conferences
  • Presentation of data at in-house meetings and at the University of Graz

Your profile:

  • Master’s degree in biological sciences or equivalent
  • Strong background in animal treatment and animal behavioral tests
  • Experience in histological analyses and protein biochemistry preferred
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office, Graph Pad Prism, Reference Manager or EndNote
  • Able to work independently
  • Good team player
  • Self-motivated


What we offer:

  • Be part of a dynamic and dedicated team in an internationally active company
  • For that 30 hour/week position we offer € 2.162,40 gross per month. The position is limited to 3 years. Start of the project is October 1st, 2019
  • Meal vouchers / Daily fresh fruits and free coffee/tea
  • Flexible working hours

 

 

Please send your complete application documents, including CV, cover letter describing your area of expertise and motivation, as well as employer’s reference letters and certificates to office-austria@qps.com. For more information please visit www.qpsneuro.com.

QPS Austria GmbH
Parkring 12, 8074 Grambach
P: +43 (0) 316 258111

We are always interested in receiving initiative applications.