Single Technologies AB
180 Stockholm
Stockholms län
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Polymer Chemist

Publicerad: 2022-06-22 | Sista ansökningsdag: 2022-09-30 | Snittlön för Kemist ~43 900 kr | Anställningsform: Heltid

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.

The role
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, 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
· Contribute to product development decisions through effectively working within multidisciplinary teams to solve problems and devise experimental plans
· Provide guidance and specifications to the design of manufacturing process of the polymer(s) and conditions for material handling, storage, and transportation
· 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.
Skills & Requirements
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 techniques and methods
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