Application Deadline
July 11, 2024

Senior Scientist

Job description

We are looking for a Senior Scientist and/or Team Leader with experience in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry to take the lead in planning, conducting, optimizing, and evaluating primarily nucleic acid-based experiments as part of internal technology and RNA-based diagnostic test development.

In this multifaceted role, you will be a thought leader and may manage a small team that will help advance our pipeline of novel nucleic acid detection technologies, solve technical obstacles, test different concepts in the laboratory, plan oligonucleotide manufacturing and processing, read scientific papers, and generate new ideas in collaboration with our innovative R&D team.

The position be based at the headquarters in Bratislava, Slovakia located at the modern Comenius University Science Park.

Responsibilities

  • Systematically planning, evaluating, and optimizing molecular biology experiments.
  • Performing some molecular wet-lab work.
  • Alternatively, performing synthesis, handling, processing and analyzing of prepared oligonucleotides.Management and mentoring of a small team of research associates.
  • Generating new concepts and ideas in collaboration with the team.
  • Documenting experimental work, analyzing data, organizing and presenting results.
  • Preparing written methods, SOPs, and IFUs.
  • Presenting research findings via manuscripts, conferences, and to potential partners.
  • Communicating with vendors, collaborators, and other stakeholders.
  • Helping to set the company’s strategic direction in terms of innovative technologies and their use in cancer diagnostics.
  • Staying ahead of the curve with recent developments in the field of nucleic acid detection techniques and their application in clinical diagnostics.

Requirements

  • PhD in life sciences field is preferred.
  • Team Leader candidates with postdoc or industry experience are preferred.
  • Experience training, mentoring, and supervising personnel.
  • Demonstration of goal-oriented, hands-on, and innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Experience in one or more of the following is an advantage:some text
    • Biochemical / molecular assay design and troubleshooting.
    • NGS library preparation and sequencing
    • RNA-FISH or immunofluorescence
    • Microscopy and fluorescence image processing/analysis.
    • Digital pathology or computational pathology.
    • Bioinformatics or knowledge of NGS bioinformatic workflows.
    • Machine learning/AI pipelines
    • Programming, especially pertaining to data analysis and visualization (e.g. in Python, R, MATLAB).
    • Solid-phase oligonucleotide synthesis, oligonucleotide processing.
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team is essential.
  • Strong planning, analytical and systematic troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (English is our working language, level C1 or higher proficiency is preferred).
  • The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, diligent, adaptable, and capable of working in a fast-paced, flexible environment while always upholding emphasis on quality.

We offer

We offer a great career with development opportunities in a highly motivating and professional environment. You may be looking for a new career path or simply looking to contribute to a small, hard-working organization with the ambition to make a difference.

You will be offered the opportunity to spearhead the next ground-breaking nucleic acid-based detection technologies and diagnostics which will make a difference in real-world clinical settings.

The job will be challenging and rewarding at the same time. You will have world class colleagues, 4-5 weeks of paid holiday, and a salary commensurate to your qualifications (starting from €2500/month). Salary increases by 10% after the trial period.

Background

MultiplexDX is a cutting-edge cancer diagnostic company revolutionizing personalized medicine through innovative molecular diagnostics. Our mission is to improve patient outcomes by providing accurate cancer diagnoses and provide prognostic and predictive treatment signatures, enabling physicians to tailor treatments for optimal results.

For additional information, please contact

Peter Kilian
COO
Ilkovičova 8
84104 Bratislava, Slovakia
career@multiplexdx.com
www.multiplexdx.com

About MultiplexDX

MultiplexDX is one of the most innovative biotech corporations, created to bring its revolutionary technologies to the market of personalized molecular diagnostics. The company has representation in both U.S. and European markets. The collaborators of MultiplexDX are from the world’s most prestigious scientific organizations including the National Cancer Institute, Rockefeller University, Albert Einstein University, Vanderbilt University, Cornell University, Queens University (Canada), Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), and the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (Germany).

MultiplexDX IP-based and innovative platform merges histopathology methods, biomarker quantification, visualization and gene expression with a single-cell resolution by combining MDX proprietary visual and sequencing technologies into one diagnostic test. This cross-validation approach eliminates diagnostic errors and creates 100% precise cancer profiling for each patient which allows clinicians to suggest specific, personalized cancer treatment.

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