Job description

Anjarium Biosciences AG is a pioneering Swiss biotech startup developing a new class of non-viral gene therapies and is currently expanding its R&D team at our premises in the Biotechnopark in Zurich, Switzerland. Our team is passionate about building a new generation of durable genetic medicines for life-threatening diseases while pushing forward the frontiers of gene therapy. We are looking for talented and creative individuals, driven by patient outcomes, to join our rapidly growing company.  If you thrive in cutting-edge, fast-paced and translational research fields and are looking to join a collaborative & innovative team, we want to hear from you.

About the Role:
The candidate will support on-going nanoparticle formulation development activities to advance the platform technology and pipeline projects. This is unique opportunity to contribute experimentally, as well as intellectually, and want to be part of a dynamic team where your contributions are both essential and valued.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Synthesize, characterize and functionally evaluate lipid nanoparticle (LNP) formulations
  • Perform analytical characterization of LNPs.
  • Analyze LNP performance and molecular attributes in vitro
  • Work independently and as part of a collaborative team to design, plan, and execute experiments to facilitate in vitro and in vivo evaluation of LNP formulations
  • Develop methodologies to assess LNP quality attributes
  • Utilize design of experiments (DOE) approaches to develop novel LNP formulations


  • Degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering or related field, BSc (6+ years), MSc (4+) or PhD (0+) years of experience in an academic or industrial setting
  • Solid understanding of experimental design and execution with regard to nanoparticle formulation, characterization and functionality
  • Familiarity of intracellular trafficking mechanisms, endocytotic pathways, and assay design relevant to understanding cellular uptake and vesicle trafficking preferred
  • Detail oriented, be able to recognize subtle trends in data, and possess an ability to grasp the big picture
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English

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Anjarium's Values:
As a growing start-up, we offer an innovative, inspiring and dynamic environment for skilled candidates eager to make an impact. Together, we at Anjarium aim to establish leadership in the realm of non-viral gene therapy. We are convinced that a talented and dedicated team is the driving force of our success and we believe that a culture of feedback in an environment of empathy and respect is essential to cultivating curiosity and learning, personal growth as well as the growth of our organization. At Anjarium you can further benefit from competitive salaries including stock options.

Diverse Career Opportunities: We value commitment to people and their professional growth
A true team effort: Be part of a multidisciplinary team of professionals in which a positive & collaborative culture is nurtured
Pioneering Science: We foster bold ideas and innovation in pursuit of genetic medicines at the frontier of science
Integrity: We embody the importance of empathy, rigor, candidness and authenticity

Anjarium Biosciences AG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status. All employment decisions are based on valid job‐related requirements.

Anjarium Biosciences AG does not accept agency resumes. Do not forward resumes to our job postings, company aliases, employees, or any other organization location. Anjarium Biosciences AG is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Schlieren, Switzerland

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