R&D Scientist Biology 80-100% (m/f/d)

Glattbrugg, Switzerland



Our growing company is looking for an experienced R&D Scientist Biology who helps us improve our services by designing and executing new FluidFM applications. If your dream is to combine high-tech products with biology and you feel at ease working in an interdisciplinary team, we are the right match. With your work, you make a significant contribution to our success. Here you also get the opportunity to actively shape our Single Cell Biology application processes.

We offer an exciting work environment with an ambitious, smart team in which your ideas and participation are needed and where you get to work autonomously.

Our proprietary FluidFM syringes enable us to genetically manipulate cells at the single-cell level (e.g. injecting CRISPR RNP) paving the path to developing cellular models for the study of biological processes. In order to further develop our high-tech products, we need you to reinforce our current team.

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Your Challenge

  • Development and refinement of the FluidFM injection workflows (single-cell transfection)

  • Work in an interdisciplinary team of software developers, nanotechnology experts, bioengineers, and biologists

  • Identification and development of novel FluidFM applications

  • Documentation of results

  • Presentation of results internally to the R&D, Sales and Marketing teams, as well as external customers

  • Writing and revising protocols for internal and external customers

Your Profile

  • Ph.D. in Life Sciences with a focus on cell/molecular biology or microscopy

  • Alternatively, a bachelor/master’s degree with several years of experience in cell/molecular biology or microscopy

  • You love working with high-tech products

  • Independent and diligent work attitude

  • Proficient with cell culture methods (regular and primary cell lines) 

  • Experience with basic cell and molecular biology methods (e.g. DNA extraction, PCR optimization, immunofluorescence methods)

  • High proficiency in English and/or German (written and spoken)

  • Knowledge in generating transgenic cell lines and working with stem cells are a plus

  • Expertise with single-cell injection devices are desirable (e.g. Eppendorf microinjector, FluidFM technology)

Our Offer

  • Responsibility for developing FluidFM applications with a focus on single cell injections (transfections)

  • Far-reaching responsibility in a friendly environment

  • Working with a unique technology

  • Varied and exciting tasks within a young team

  • Demanding work with a lot of freedom of choice

  • Flexible working hours in an informal and pleasant environment

  • Work in an innovative environment with high growth potential

  • Opportunity to develop yourself personally through internal coaching

Your Benefits

Innovative Spirit

Innovation is part of our DNA. It is the foundation of our technology and our success as a company. We are pushing things further than one can imagine.

Motivated Team

Great work can only be accomplished through teamwork. The combined passion and motivation of every team member is the fuel to achieve our goals. 

Flexible Working Hours

We believe you know best when you are most productive. For this reason, we do not have fixed working times.

Great Work-Life Balance

We believe work-life balance is crucial to work productively over a long time. Therefore we encourage our employees to take care of their work-life balance.

25 Days Vacation

Take a break when you need it most. Our employees enjoy 5 weeks of vacation and at Christmas, we give you 3 additional days off.

Close to Public Transport

Located in Glattbrugg, our office is just a 2 min walk away from all public transit Zurich has to offer. Tram, Bus, S-Bahn, Airport. We've got it all.

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About Us

Since its invention, our FluidFM technology has enabled a community of more than 100 labs to go beyond conventional technological boundaries in cell biology, nanotechnology, and biophysics. Our hollow FluidFM probes with apertures down to 300 nm enable novel applications; from improved CRISPR gene editing, fast single-cell force spectroscopy, to precise single-cell isolation and versatile nanoprinting - FluidFM opens a world of unprecedented possibilities for scientists around the globe. 

We are driven by our common goal to enhance societal health and well-being by accelerating science through our unique solutions.

More about Cytosurge as employer

Why should you join our team?

At Cytosurge you can take part in the genomic revolution! Take up this opportunity and use your know-how to reinvent single-cell transfection using FluidFM technology. You will be part of an interdisciplinary team in a modern company. We live an open, collaborative, and constructive company culture where each colleague can contribute. We also place a clear focus on flexible working hours and live the value of work-life balance.

Are you interested in contributing to our mission? Apply now!

We look forward to meeting you!

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