Open Position: Senior Scientist - Biochemistry


At Ribbon Biolabs we are taking synthetic biology to the next level!

Ribbon Biolabs is a small biotech company with locations in Vienna and in Klosterneuburg (outskirts of Vienna) developing the next technological wave of error-proof DNA synthesis. With our approach, we are developing a cost-efficient platform to produce long and complex DNA molecules, thereby enabling a new generation of biopharmaceutical processes and other synthetic biology products.

Ribbon Biolabs counts with multiple sources of funding including public grants and VC equity from tecnet equity and IST Cube (the investment fund of the world-renowned Institute of Science & Technology – IST Austria, ranked third worldwide by Nature in the “Nature Index 2019”). We are running a new, state-of-the art laboratory at IST Park in Klosterneuburg and our association with IST Austria allows for access to their scientific services and facilities.

The successful candidate will join a small, agile and interdisciplinary team as soon as possible. The candidate will have the opportunity to grow with the company and to live and work in or near the city of Vienna, which is repeatedly ranked by Mercer as the city with the highest quality of life in the world.

We are looking for a PhD-level scientist with:

Desired qualification and experience:

Our offer:

Job type: Full time (40h per week)

Role: Permanent

Location: This role is for laboratory operations at IST Park in Klosterneuburg

Availability: We expect to fill the position as soon as possible

Remuneration: EUR 4,276.20 (bruto) per month paid 14 times p.a. and contributions to standard Austrian Social Security including health benefits. Salary may be adjustable according to fit, experience and qualification

How to apply: Applicants should provide a cover letter explaining the motivation behind the application, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references to hires@ribbonbiolabs.com. Considerations of the applications will continue until the position is filled.

Ribbon Biolabs is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. While focusing on the right set and mix of experience and skills, we support equal opportunities and highly embrace diversity.

The team at Ribbon Biolabs is very much looking forward to your application!

Corona Lockdown Update: Ribbon Biolabs continues to receive applications for the Senior Scientist Biochemistry position. We are in progress and doing our best to move ahead with the recruiting process for this position through this time and ensure we can onboard the selected candidate as soon as the conditions allow it.