About DIANA Biotechnologies

We are the most successful czech biotechnology startup and we are just getting global. We started 2018 and since then we initiated successful research and development in human molecular diagnostics, original small molecule drug discovery and monoclonal antibodies. We already have product on the diagnostics market and we were the most important developer and manufacturer of COVID-19 PCR tests in the Czech Republic – we brought the most sensitive and patient friendly saliva tests on the market and tripled czech testing capacity, and lowered the cost of the tests at the same time. We continue our mission to provide own products in diverse biotech areas as well as developing our own original medical drugs.

Even though we are a young and flexible company, we already grew to 100 employees.  Our courage and healthy financial background give us the ability to run long term and ambitious projects with global impact. If you join us, you will be part of the creation of a unique biotech company which is the first of its kind in Central Europe.

We are strengthening our research team, and we are thus looking for a Research & development specialist focused on chemical biology.

What will be your responsibilities?

  • Bioconjugation, mainly of small molecules with DNA (used in DIANA) or proteins (used in immunizations or staining of cells in FACS and related techniques), literature review.
  • Purification, analysis and biological testing (internally and externally) of these conjugates.
  • Small molecule precursors are prepared in our chemistry department, they also help with setting up the conditions of the bioconjugates and of their purification & analysis.
  • Further improving of preparation and purification techniques.
  • Maintaining the database of such precursors and haptens.
  • Close cooperation with other team members from the antibody development team.
  • Possibility to participate on the applications of these conjugates (e.g. diagnostics).
  • Record keeping about the projects, learning other researchers about the projects.

Who are we looking for?

  • Finished Master or PhD degree in Biochemistry or related fields.
  • Several years of experience in industrial or academic laboratory highly appreciated.
  • Experience in biochemistry and chemical biology, preferentially in assay development, antibodies, bioconjugation, enzyme inhibition, qRT-PCR, ELISA also appreciated.
  • Track record in scientific publications and/or patent applications is of advantage.
  • Self motivated professional with positive attitude and team spirit.
  • You are able to work in highly organized matter.

What do we offer?

  • Friendly and supportive environment
  • Diverse work in a dynamic and unique biotech company
  • Perspective of a long term contract in a successful company
  • Participation on the creation of unique inventions and products
  • Support of further education, courses, trainings, thorough onboarding process
  • Opportunity to join the company at an early stage and participating on its growth
  • Competitive salary and possibility of personal growth
  • Various benefits, including five weeks paid vacation, sick days, MultiSport, pension contribution and regular company events
  • Full time employer contract with the place of work in Vestec near Prague.

If you are interested, we are looking forward receiving your CV and a motivation letter. Please send your application to jobs@dianabiotech.com.