Senior Research Associate - Vector design & Platform Discovery

Zürich, Switzerland
Scientific Research

Our Client

Anjarium 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.The Company’s versatile platform aims to leverage breakthrough science and expertise at the interface of genetic medicine, synthetic biology and nanoparticle engineering to generate a pipeline of advanced gene therapies with unique competitive advantages over current viral-vector based gene therapies.Currently headquartered at Biotechnopark in Zurich, Switzerland, Anjarium Biosciences is rapidly expanding its team and is looking for a Senior Research Associate - Vector design & Platform Discovery.


  • Design and generate novel specialized gene therapy vectors and examine their function in cell-based and in vivo studies.
  • Evaluation of enzymes, plasmids and reagents to achieve required quality attributes of DNA.
  • 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 (4+) years of relevant experience, industry setting preferred
  • Extensive hands-on experience with 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
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously
  • Strong collaboration and team working skills
  • Strong written and verbal communicator in English


  • Unique opportunity to work for one of the pioneers in non-viral gene therapy
  • Opportunity to work in a multitalented and very motivated team
  • Dynamic business culture
  • Open-minded workplace
Updated: 1 week ago
Job ID: 3716511
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