Open Position: Lab Technician - Molecular Biology

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.

As an early-stage startup company with ambitious growth plans we are currently seeking to expand our team with a motivated and proactive Lab Technician to support our R&D and production team with Molecular Biology skills.

We seek a to hire a responsible, flexible and dedicated candidate, who can integrate into our diverse team and help to establish and operate our DNA synthesis pipeline. The Lab Technician will support the team with preparations, assays, experiments and the application of Standard Operating Procedures by using molecular biology techniques as well as by the basic duties of lab maintenance.

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 new laboratory in Vienna will serve a key role in translating our R&D operations in Klosterneuburg into actionable products serving our customers worldwide.

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.

Your roles and responsibilities at Ribbon Biolabs:

The candidate should have the following educational background, experience, and skills:

Additional plus could be experience with:

Our offer:

Job type: Full time (40 h per week).

Role: Employment is permanent.

Location: This role is for laboratory operations in Klosterneuburg and Vienna.

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

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

Ribbon Biolabs is an Equal Opportunities 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 looking forward to your application!