Axxam is a leading provider of integrated discovery services for the entire Life Sciences industries such as Pharmaceutical, Crop protection, Animal health, Cosmetics, Nutrition, and Flavour & Fragrances. We have a strong expertise across a broad range of discovery disciplines and innovative technologies including assay development, compound management, HTS, hit identification and hit validation. Axxam is also engaged in developing novel innovative therapies for diseases with a high unmet medical need.

An open and dynamic working environment ensures high-quality results from the teams of scientists and other professionals conducting all the experimental activities, supported by an industrialized organization.

Scientist / Cell Biology

We are currently seeking a talented Scientist to strengthen our activities in the taste and olfactory receptor research. You will participate in the generation, improvement, and functional application of cell-based assays for chemosensory receptors.

You are highly motivated and fully committed with a strong profile in Cell Biology and will perform in vitro cell-based signalling studies to characterize different molecular targets.


  • Significant hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture
  • Transient gene expression in mammalian cells
  • Use of reporter genes (luciferases) in mammalian cell lines
  • Use of luminescence – fluorescence readers (e.g. FLIPR® technology)
  • Knowledge of data analysis software such as Microsoft Excel and GraphPad Prism
  • Strong problem-solving attitude and time management skills
  • Pharma or biotech industry experience is highly desirable.


A Ph.D. in Cell Biology/ Molecular Genetics/ Pharmacology is ideal.

The following skills would be advantageous:

  • Ability to follow instructions closely with a critical alertness
  • Spirit for working in autonomy
  • Knowledge of Bioinformatics
  • Good team player
  • Habit to work with tight deadlines.

Axxam is an equal opportunity employer

Axxam offers a stimulating work environment and a competitive salary. If your background and personal experience fit this profile, please send your complete application, including a brief description of your experience, a letter of motivation, your CV and a list of references to the address below or upload it at our on-line contact centre: resume. Please, add to your CV the following statement: "I hereby grant permission to use my personal data in accordance with the Italian Leg. Dec. 196/2003".


Axxam S.p.A.

Openzone - via Meucci 3 - 20091 Bresso (Milano, Italy)

Fax +39 02 2105602 –

Sede: Bresso, MI (Italia)

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