We are currently seeking a Research Associate - Sample Management* to strengthen our Target Bioanalytics department. You will work in Tübingen (Germany) in an interdisciplinary environment with colleagues from Germany and the US (Houston, TX). Within the Target Bioanalytics department, the sample management team is responsible for maintaining the oversight of commercially procured human tissue samples as well as clinical trial patient samples across preclinical research and clinical departments. You can expect a variety of tasks in a dynamic team with great enthusiasm for our work and community spirit at Immatics. You will contribute to the team's success through your pro-active thinking and attitude, your organizational skills as well as your commitment.
Your main responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following tasks:
- Sample logistics: Coordination of sample receipt, packaging and shipment to and from clinical sites, external partners and different departments within Immatics
- Management of sample documentation trackers and thereby keeping the overview of expected, received and analyzed samples
- Paper-based GCP-compliant documentation and extraction of relevant information from patient pathology reports
- Supporting activities required in a routine laboratory, especially for the sample processing, storage and archiving
- Preparation of FFPE sections for patient enrollment in clinical trials
- Opportunity to expand experimental skills into additional method areas
You have successfully completed your apprenticeship (BTA, MTA, MTLA or CTA) or have an equivalent educational qualification (Bachelor´s or Master´s degree) in a life science/ medical field. Ideally, you have experience in one of the above-mentioned areas of responsibility. Advanced verbal and written English language skills are required (knowledge of German is a plus). Your independent, accurate working style and time management skills help you work with the highest degree of efficiency. You value working in a structured and organized fashion and approach tasks with quick comprehension and foresight. You are a reliable and enthusiastic team player and are open to a high degree of flexibility in your tasks. Accurate documentation of workflows and results is of highest importance to you.
We are a committed and inspired team and cherish the collegial, highly motivated, and family-friendly atmosphere within Immatics. Our culture allows for a high level of originality, independent thinking, and initiative. We believe in supporting our employees’ professional and social skills: We enable them to join conferences and trainings as well as to enjoy our Immatics benefits – e.g., job bike, job ticket, Health Programs, childcare benefits, relocation allowance, Company summer and winter events.
*We value diversity and inclusion. Immatics N.V. and all Immatics subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
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