The successful candidate will join our application team and take responsibility for the product design from a polymer chemistry perspective. You will work in a truly international and multidisciplinary team consisting of molecular biologists, chemists, physicists and engineers. You will develop, validate, and implement materials related to Single Technologies’ proprietary 3-D sequencing systems. Within our slim organization you have the opportunity to work with many aspects of product development.
Develop new formulations of polymeric material for DNA sequencing, including synthesis and modifications of the polymers as well as investigation of their physio-chemical properties by various characterization tools
Identify, understand, and resolve potential failure modes at early stages of the product development process, and provide technical input and strategies to progress
Provide guidance and specifications to the design of manufacturing process of the polymer(s) and conditions for material handling, storage, and transportation
Contribute to product development decisions through effectively working within multidisciplinary teams to solve problems and devise experimental plans
Conduct concise communication of experimental design, results, and conclusions at regular data-driven product development meetings
Follow good laboratory practices, including accurate documentation of experiments
All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.
We’re looking for a candidate with a goal-oriented mind-set and systematic problem-solving skills. The right person is a positive initiative taker with high creativity, who seeks to find efficient ways to reach goals and milestones.
MSc or PhD in Chemistry or similar field with a focus in polymers
2+ years of hands-on industrial or academic experience
Experience and interest in working in a lab environment
Hands-on knowledge of analytical tools for chemical and biological assays (SEM, AFM, UV-Vis, rheology, HPLC, DLS, fluorescence microscopy, etc.)
Knowledge and experience of hydrogels
Knowledge and experience of biological macromolecules such as nucleic acids and proteins
Knowledge in bioconjugation and acquainted with Staudinger reactions
Analytical, organized, and adaptable self-starter with excellent communication skills
Desire to be part of a rapidly evolving multi-disciplinary organization, which requires real-time communication, flexibility, and a willingness to learn new knowledge and techniques
Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Single Technologies combines single molecule imaging, fiber optical gratings technologies and nano-fluidics to read DNA faster than anyone else.
As our colleague, you will have the opportunity to be part of a unique start-up and a journey to create the next generation of DNA sequencing. In this highly innovative company, you will work closely with colleagues in a multidisciplinary team and have significant impact on the products. You will also own the success you help creating through our equity options.