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Application Scientist – Molecular Biology

Single Technologies
Job Location
Sankt Eriksgatan 48F
112 34 Stockholm
Based on experience

You will have the opportunity to be part of a unique start-up and a journey to create the next generation of imaging and biological diagnostics. In this 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.

Job Description

The successful candidate will join our application team and take responsibility for the product design from a molecular biology perspective. You will work in a truly international and multidisciplinary team consisting of biologists, chemists and physicists. You will initiate, execute and analyze experiments to integrate and transfer cutting edge assays and chemistries to Single Technologies’ proprietary DNA sequencing systems. Within our small organization you have the opportunity to work with many aspects of product development.


  • Design, execute and analyze experiments to integrate sequencing assays into Single Technologies’ DNA sequencing systems
  • Support the development and optimization of novel molecular biology assay schemes for applications including sample preparation, nucleic acid amplification, molecular barcoding, and library construction strategies for next generation sequencing and in situ genetic assays
  • Conduct clear and concise communication of experimental design, results, and conclusions at regular data-driven product development meetings
  • Follow good laboratory practices, including accurate documentation of experiments
  • Contribute to product development decisions through effectively work within multidisciplinary teams and routinely interact with biologists, chemists, physicists, data scientists, software engineers, mechanical engineers, electronic engineers, optics engineers etc. to solve problems and devise experimental plans
  • All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.

We’re looking for a candidate with background in molecular biology that is highly creative, driven with a passion for solving difficult problems and seeks to find efficient ways to reach goals and milestones. You have:

  • MSc or PhD in Molecular Biology, Bioengineering, Biochemistry or similar field with 3+ years of hands-on experience with molecular biology and next generation sequencing
  • Proficiency in standard molecular biology techniques such as nucleic acid extraction, nucleic acid amplification, qPCR, enzymatic manipulation of DNA/RNA, DNA sequencing
  • Experience in molecular assay development for sequencing technology
  • Experience and comfort in working with transferring benchtop assays to prototype systems
  • Experience with immunostaining (IHC), in situ hybridization (ISH), or histology is highly desirable
  • Experience with provisioning or processing animal models and human clinical samples (tissue, blood, biopsies, fresh frozen, FFPE) and tissue sectioning is highly desirable
  • Industrial experience is highly desirable
  • Analytical, organized, and adaptable self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication
  • 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
  • Ability to perform under pressure and adapt to changes (e.g. project direction, priorities, timelines)
About Our Organization

Single Technologies was founded in 2014. The origin of the company is a unique combination of research in single molecule imaging and biotechnology at the Royal Institute of Technology and R&D in the fiber optical grating industry by the founders of Proximion in Stockholm, Sweden

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