Job of the Week: Sr. Associate/Scientist

BioAnalytics Research, Zurich, Fulltime

The company is a privately held, early-stage biotechnology company focused on creating a new class of non-viral gene therapies to deliver more predictable, enduring, and inclusionary ways to tackle genetic disease throughout a patient’s lifetime.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute robust bioanalytical assays to support cell-based and in vivo studies.
  • Develop novel methods for detection and quantitation of gene therapy vectors, protein expression as well as immunogenicity and tolerability of the drug candidates.
  • Work independently and as part of a collaborative team to design, plan, and execute experiments across multiple projects.
  • Maintain knowledge of published developments in research field and recommend alternative approaches to research projects and programs.
  • Rigorous documentation of methods and results in electronic laboratory notebook and written reports.
  • Contribute to publications as well as to patents in the areas of non-viral gene therapies and cell biology.


  • Minimum Degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering or related field, MSc (5+) or PhD (1+) years of industry experience.
  • Hands-on experience with design, development, optimization, qualification, and validation of novel bioassays and immunoassays using multiple platforms and technologies (e.g. ELISA, Alphalisa/Luminex, flow cytometry, cytokine analyses, and cell-based reporter and cytotoxicity assays).
  • Command of a variety of molecular biology techniques such as cloning, plasmid design, sequence analysis and manipulation, RT-qPCR, assay development, etc. is essential.
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture and aseptic cell culture techniques.
  • Experience with DNA purification with kits and/or chromatography approaches.
  • Preferably experience with AAV, lentivirus and/or CRISPR systems.
  • Open minded with excellent problem-solving skills, as well as the confidence to work within a fast-paced research field Strong written and verbal communicator in English.


  • Supportive and warm working environment where everyone’s ideas are welcome.
  • Weekly progress meeting organised with every employees of the company.
  • Relocation support possible.
  • Working for a very innovative and growing start-up where sciences is at the forefront.
  • Start-up with strong value about integrity, respect, passion for sciences and patient-focused.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Adrien on 0041 (0) 800 106 106 or email Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote reference QLS 00054465 in all correspondence.

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Zurich in Switzerland