Are you a skilled and passionate scientist with enthusiasm for developing and implementing new molecular biology methods? Then you can help us in discovering new inventions to improve state of the art molecular diagnostics. We are strengthening our research team and we are thus looking for a Senior Researcher in Molecular Biology Methods Development.

What will be your responsibilities?

  • Development of DIANA-related methods for new purposes.
  • Development of DIANA for of single cell profiling of antibodies.
  • Development of modified oligonucleotides for molecular biology applications, e.g. PCR.
  • Development of various novel molecular biology & diagnostics toolbox techniques.
  • Record keeping about the methods, learning other researchers to use these methods.
  • Cooperation with IP specialist on filing patent applications.
  • Designing the developmental steps, literature review.

Who are we looking for?

  • Finished PhD degree in Biochemistry or related fields.
  • At least several years of experience in industrial or academic laboratory.
  • Experience in biochemistry and chemical biology, preferentially in assay development, antibodies, bioconjugation, enzymology, enzyme inhibition, qRT-PCR, ELISA, CLIA etc.
  • Track record in scientific publications and/or patent applications is of advantage.
  • Self motivated professional with positive attitude and team spirit.
  • Both creativity and working in highly organized matter needed.

What do we offer?

  • Opportunity to work on interesting and meaningful projects including novel concepts diagnostics and drug discovery in a young and dynamic biotech company with world-class research and a strong future growth.
  • A professional, yet friendly and supportive work environment.
  • Active sharing of know-how within the company, development of knowledge and skills.
  • Competitive salary reflecting your seniority and the opportunity for career growth.
  • Various employee benefits: 5 weeks paid vacation, meal voucher allowance, sick days, pension contribution, Multisport card, refreshments, and excellent coffee at the workplace, and many more!
  • Full time employer contract with the place of work in Vestec near Prague.

About DIANA Biotechnologies

We are a successful biotech startup with unique products and global ambitions. We have four main research and business segments: human molecular diagnostics, PCR reagents for life sciences, monoclonal antibodies and small molecule drug discovery. In all these segments we are bringing unique products to the global market.

We are both research oriented and successful in business. Our products are based on internal cutting-edge multidisciplinary research. We also actively seek for new market opportunities, and in past years we have thus become the largest developer and manufacturer of COVID-19 PCR diagnostics in the Czech Republic. We are now continuing our mission of providing our own products in multiple different biotechnological areas.

Even though we started the company just in 2018, we have already grown to over 100 employees. From the beginning, we aim to run long-term, ambitious projects with a global impact. If you join us, you will be a part of the creation of a unique biotechnology company which is the first of its kind in Central Europe.

If you are interested, we look forward to receiving your cover letter (describe your experience, ambitions and skills you can contribute, and explain why you want to work for us in this particular position) and CV (including a list of scientific publications if applicable).

Please submit your application via the form on our careers page.