July 2017


Laboratory Technician (M/F) 60-80 %


About Us:

Aginko Research is a preclinical and clinical CRO supporting the R&D of pharmaceutical and medical devices companies in the specified field of bone and joint diseases.

For our laboratory in Marly, Fribourg, we are looking for a Laboratory Technician at 60-80%


Under the head of laboratory, the tasks will :

  • Develop and validate a competitive novelty stem cell (SC) culture process for Osteoarthritis treatement in animals
  • Support the laboratory technician for routine procedure

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.


About the job:

  • Maintenancce of cell culture laboratory equipment
  • Isolation and culture of animals derived SCs, chondrocytes and other cell type
  • Improvement of cell culture process
  • Standardization and cost optimization of cell culture process
  • Assist the laboratory technician in the routine tasks (microtome, histology, immunohistochemistry, microscopical documentation, laboratory managemen, SOP…)


About you:

  • Laboratory Technician (CFC) or equivalent
  • At least 1-2 years of laboratory experience
  • Experience in cell culture procedures is a prerequisite. Experience in SCs culture would be preferred
  • Additional experience in histology and immunohistochemistry is highly desirable
  • Good level in English is necessary, French  language skill is advantageous.
  • Strong communication and team-player skills
  • An accurate and independent working style paired with an excellent organization skills
  • Swiss Citizen or valid working permit


We offer:

  • Challenging environement
  • Dynamic, motivated and friendly team
  • High flexibility in working hours


Contract: Permanent contract

Working Start: to be agreed.

Please send us your application and CV PER EMAIL to:

REFERENCE: Laboratory Technician



June 2017

Quality Assistant Intern (80-100%) – From : ASAP to : September/October 2017


About Us

Aginko Research is a CRO based in Fribourg Switzerland focusing on osteo-articular pathologies and inflammation. We offer customized preclinical & clinical programs in joints (ligaments, cartilage, meniscus, bone regeneration & reconstruction), spine (disc replacement, fusion) bone, inflammation and pain therapeutic areas. We are specialized in various disease models such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

Our staff have experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries in the field of bone and cartilage. We have an impressive track record in pre-clinical/clinical research and drug development.


About the Internship

In order to continue adding value and as a proof of quality, AGINKO is now turning towards an ISO9001 certification of its Quality Management System.

In parallel, an interesting study GLP compliant in collaboration with AGINKO will take place in October 2017 and we need someone to assist the team in the development of study specific documentation.

Are you welcoming new challenges with enthusiasm ? Do you want to influence your own development ? Then this internship position is for you !

In this position you will be part of a small Quality Management Team. As an assistant, you will be directly involved in the day to day activities of this busy team.


Your Tasks:

  • Develop work instructions and/or other documentation for quality function, including specific SOPs or forms.
  • Work in close collaboration with various teams in the Administration, Management and Analytic departments to collect appropriate informations.
  • Assist the all team in their daily tasks


About You:

  • Bachelor/Master student or Engineer in Biological, Biomedical, or life science field
  • You are enthusiastic about Quality and you are looking to get first hand experience on quality tools
  • You have a desire to learn more about how companies are regulating their line of conduct (ISO9001) and how high standards regulations is applied for preclinical studies (GLP)
  • Strong organizational, planning and interpersonnal communication skills
  • Ability to focus and work independently, to implement, execute and finish allocated tasks
  • Capable of multi-tasking, ability to adapt to various work environments
  • Pro active, able to work independently and team player
  • Fluent in French and English (written and spoken) is essential, German is an asset


We offer: 

  • Dynamic, Young and Friendly Team
  • Flexibility & New Challenges
  • Salary upon agreeemnt


Work Start:

ASAP until September/October 2017


If you are interested in the above internship opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter PER EMAIL to

Mrs Laureen Mansencal

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