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:
We are looking for a talented, creative and driven candidate to join our growing team and help us to fully harness the therapeutic potential of exosomes. Responsibilities include applying molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemical methods to advance a next generation of gene therapies. The successful candidate will be instrumental in preclinical development of our genetic medicines programs.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Design and generate novel specialized gene therapy vectors and examine their function
  • 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 and present results at scientific meetings


  • 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
  • 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 or bacterial cell lines and aseptic cell culture techniques
  • Experience with DNA purification with kits and chromatography approaches
  • Knowledge and experience in optimizing and advancing the enzymatic creation and manipulation of nucleic acids is a plus
  • 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

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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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