CareersJoin the Depixus® team

Here at Depixus we’re working in one of the most dynamic and exciting areas of bioscience today. Our genetic analysis tools are set to open new frontiers in genetic science and transform understanding of the origins of health and disease.

We’re looking for talented people to help make this happen. Working with us, you’ll be part of a collaborative and close-knit team, where not only your experience matters, but also your ideas, innovations, and creativity.

We have teams based in both Paris, France and Cambridge, UK. We recruit across a wide variety of disciplines from molecular biology and engineering through to financial and business development.

Take a look below at the opportunities we currently have open.

Even if you don’t see the job you’re looking for, you’re welcome to submit your CV to jobs@depixus.com – we’re always on the lookout for bright and passionate people who are excited by what we’re doing. Please state Your name and the Job position of interest in the subject line.

Current Vacancies in Paris (FR)

You will join our multidiscipline team, working on the development of our innovative technology for the analysis of DNA and RNA. Depixus is entering the commercial phase and we require a Head of Assay Development to work on projects related to the optimization and development of reagents and protocols that are required to perform genetic and epigenetic analysis on our instrument system. This is a great opportunity to play an important role in the development of a cutting-edge technology. You will need to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and being part of a highly collaborative and multidiscipline team.

 

Job description

You will be responsible for the optimization of our protocols for analysis of nucleic acid samples from various sources on our instrument platform and based on client demands. You will interact with external partners to produce all the reagents required for our sample preparation kit, as well as interacting with early customers to ensure that our protocols are robust before commercialization. Finally, you’ll oversee a team of scientists and engineers to ensure timely delivery of our first kits to early access customers. This role will require thorough documentation of all aspects of product development as well as presenting research activities, results, and project updates to the management team.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the development activities, in collaboration with multidisciplinary technical project teams, of the sample preparation kits as well as reagents required the analysis of native DNA or RNA molecule on our MAGNA instruments.
  • Exercise technical proficiency in the design, execution, and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies and goals.
  • Critically assess experimental data, provide interpretation of results, and ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Drive the delivery of innovative solutions that leads to enhanced intellectual property and assist in expanding the offering to clients.
  • Routinely read and leverage the scientific literature to support development of innovative solutions.
  • Author in-depth technical protocols, summaries, and reports.
  • Prepare and deliver detailed scientific presentations for colleagues and management.
  • Participate in data reviews.
  • Act as a technical mentor/coach for more junior Research Scientists.

 

Essential qualifications & experience

  • PhD degree in biotechnology/molecular biology or a closely related field with 5+ years of relevant experience in Biotechnology, Diagnostics, or Pharma.
  • At least 2 years of management experience required in laboratory, team, operation, and projects.
  • Demonstrated track record of significant contributions that led to the successful launch of a product, a shift in direction, or the pursuit of new business ventures by a company.
  • A strong fundamental knowledge-base and problem-solving skill set across a wide range of molecular biology laboratory techniques, including but not limited to PCR, real-time qPCR assays and extraction and manipulation of RNA molecules for RNAseq sample preparations for NGS.
  • Good communication skills in English, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative, highly cross-functional, and fast paced environment.

 

Desirable qualifications & experience

  • Knowledge of epitranscriptomics (RNA base modifications)
  • Certification in project management will be seen favorable
  • Experience with Quality and Regulatory requirements for product development.
  • Knowledge in enzyme optimization/development

 

Location

  • The role will be based in Paris, France

 

Application procedure

stating Your name / Head of Assay Development in the subject line

You will join our multidiscipline team, working on the development of our innovative technology for the analysis of DNA and RNA. Depixus is entering the commercial phase and we require a full-time Scientist in sample preparation in molecular biology to work on projects related to the optimization of reagents and protocols that are required to perform genetic and epigenetic analysis on our instrument system. This is a great opportunity to play an important role in the development of a cutting-edge technology. You will need to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and being part of a highly collaborative and multidiscipline team.

 

Job description

You will be responsible for the development and optimization of our protocols for analysis of nucleic acid samples (either RNA or DNA) from various sources on our instrument platform. You will also be responsible for documenting and presenting research activities, results, and project updates to other members of the team as well as to internal meetings.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Optimize current sample preparation protocols by using either currently developed strategies to monitor efficiency of each steps or develop new approaches to monitor these reactions.
  • Determine the efficacy of these improvements of the protocols by performing experiments and analyze the results obtained on the MAGNA platform.
  • Technical proficiency in the design, execution, and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies and goals.
  • Critically assessment of experimental data, provide interpretation of results, and ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Author technical protocols, summaries, and reports
  • Prepare and deliver scientific presentations for colleagues.

 

Essential qualifications & experience

  • Master’s degree in biotechnology/molecular biology or a closely related field with 2+ years of relevant experience in Biotechnology, Diagnostics, or Pharma
  • Experience in the development of DNA library sample preparation for NGS and enrichment approaches is essential.
  • A strong fundamental knowledge-base and problem-solving skill set across a wide range of molecular biology laboratory techniques, including but not limited to PCR and real-time qPCR assays, is essential.
  • Good communication skills in English, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative, highly cross-functional, and fast paced environment.

 

Desirable qualifications & experience

  • Experience in genome editing approaches (TALLEN, Zinc-finger protein and/or CRISPR/Cas9) or the use of these approaches in vitro.
  • Experience using Sanger and/or Next Generation Sequencing technologies
  • Knowledge in epigenetics
  • Knowledge in computer programing (C, C++ and/or Python)

 

Location

  • The role will be based in Paris, France

 

Application procedure

stating Your name / Scientist in sample preparation in the subject line

You will join our multidiscipline team, working on the development of our innovative technology for the analysis of DNA and RNA. Depixus is entering the commercial phase and we require a full-time Research and innovation scientist to work on projects related to the development of new reagents and protocols that are required to perform genetic and epigenetic analysis on our instrument system. This is a great opportunity to play an important role in the development of a cutting-edge technology. You will need to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and being part of a highly collaborative and multidiscipline team.

Job description

As a Research and innovation scientist, you will join our R&D team for the development of new protocols and reagents for analysis of nucleic acid samples from various sources on our instrument platform. This role will require thorough documentation of all aspects of research activities, as well as presenting research activities, results, and project updates to the management team.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead your own research and development activities in line with the company goals in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of biologists as well as engineers.
  • Exercise technical proficiency in the design, execution, and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies and goals.
  • Critically assess experimental data, provide interpretation of results, and ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Drive the delivery of innovative solutions that leads to enhanced intellectual property and assist in expanding our portfolio of sample preparations and reagents.
  • Routinely read and leverage the scientific literature to support development of innovative technologies.
  • Author in-depth technical protocols, summaries, and reports.
  • Prepare and deliver detailed scientific presentations for colleagues and management.

 

Essential qualifications & experience

  • Master’s degree in biotechnology/molecular biology or a closely related field with 5+ years’ experience in R&D activities related to sample preparation in Biotechnology, Diagnostics, or Pharma. Or……
  • PhD degree in biotechnology/molecular biology or a closely related field recently obtained in an industrial setting will be considered
  • A strong fundamental knowledge-base and problem-solving skill set across a wide range of molecular biology laboratory techniques, including but not limited to PCR and real-time qPCR assays, is essential.
  • Good communication skills in English, both oral and written.

 

Desirable qualifications & experience

  • Experience using Sanger and/or Next Generation Sequencing technologies
  • Previous experience in RNAseq sample preparation will be seen favorable
  • Knowledge of epitranscriptomics (RNA base modifications)
  • Understanding of enzyme optimization/development

 

Location

  • The role will be based in Paris, France

 

Application procedure

stating Your name / Research and innovation scientist in the subject line

You will join our multidiscipline team, working on the development of our innovative technology for the analysis of DNA and RNA. Depixus is entering the commercial phase and we require full-time research associates / junior engineers in molecular biology to work on various projects related to the optimization of reagents and protocols that are required to perform genetic and epigenetic analysis on our instrument system. This is a great opportunity to play an important role in the development of a cutting-edge technology. You will need to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and being part of a highly collaborative and multidiscipline team.

 

Job description

We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated scientists – comfortable with working independently and showing initiative – to provide research support on projects focusing on RNA and/or DNA and related areas. You will assist with sample preparation from RNA/DNA samples of different sources to produce libraries of functional molecules required for their analysis in our instrument platform. High-quality documentation of activities will be essential, and you will have the opportunity to present research activities and results at internal meetings.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform experiments and analyze the results obtained from the platform to aid in the optimization of existing sample preparation protocols
  • Technical proficiency in the execution, and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies and goals.
  • Critically assess experimental data, provide interpretation of results, and ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Author technical protocols, summaries, and reports
  • Prepare and deliver scientific presentations for colleagues.

 

Essential qualifications & experience

  •  Degree in a life sciences discipline (e.g. molecular biology or biochemistry), with >2 years of relevant experience working in Biotechnology, Diagnostics, or Pharma or, Masters Degree, if no commercial experience.
  • Experience with basic molecular biology techniques, such as cloning, PCR, RT-PCR. Willingness to learn new methods and skills.
  • An understanding of NGS library construction techniques.
  • Good organization, record keeping and presentation skills.
  • Capacity to communicate in English, including record keeping, report writing, oral presentation.
  • Knowledge of using Excel for data analysis and Word / Powerpoint

 

Desirable qualifications & experience

  • Experience with RNA extraction and manipulation will be an advantage.

 

Location

  • The role will be based in Paris, France

 

Application procedure

stating Your name / Research associate in the subject line

You will join our multidiscipline team, working on the development of our innovative technology for the analysis of DNA and RNA. Depixus is entering the commercial phase and we require full-time Application scientist in molecular biology to work on various projects related to the analysis of genetic and epigenetic modifications in collaboration with early access partners on our instrument system. This is a great opportunity to play an important role in the development of a cutting-edge technology. You will need to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and being part of a highly collaborative and multidiscipline team.

 

Job description

We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated scientists – comfortable with working independently and showing initiative – to provide research support on projects focusing on RNA and/or DNA and related areas. You will assist with sample preparation from RNA/DNA samples of different sources to produce functional molecules required for their analysis in our instrument platform. High-quality documentation of activities will be essential, and you will have the opportunity to present research activities and results at internal meetings and with external partners.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform experiments and analyze the results obtained from the platform from samples received from various external collaborators
  • Technical proficiency in the execution, and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies and goals.
  • Critically assess experimental data, provide interpretation of results, and ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Author technical protocols, summaries, and reports
  • Prepare and deliver scientific presentations for colleagues.

 

Essential qualifications & experience 

  • Degree in a life sciences discipline (e.g. molecular biology or biochemistry), with >6 years of relevant experience working in Biotechnology, Diagnostics, or Pharma in a similar role
  • Candidate with a master’s degree with >2 years of relevant experience working in Biotechnology, Diagnostics, or Pharma in a similar role will also be considered.
  • A strong fundamental knowledge-base and problem-solving skill set across a wide range of molecular biology laboratory techniques, including but not limited to PCR and real-time qPCR assays, is essential. Willingness to learn new methods and skills.
  • An understanding of NGS library construction techniques is essential.
  • Good organization, record keeping and presentation skills.
  • Capacity to communicate in English, including record keeping, report writing, oral presentation.
  • Knowledge of using Excel for data analysis and Word / Powerpoint

 

Desirable qualifications & experience 

  • Experience with RNA extraction and manipulation will be an advantage.
  • Experience in genome editing approaches (TALLEN, Zinc-finger protein and/or CRISPR/Cas9) or the use of these approaches in vitro.
  • Knowledge in DNA or RNA epigenetics

 

Location

  • The role will be based in Paris, France

 

Application procedure

stating Your name / Application scientist in the subject line

You will join our multidiscipline team, working on the development of our innovative technology for the analysis of DNA and RNA. Depixus is entering the commercial phase and we require an R&D Instrumentation/Hardware Engineer to develop and bring to market our first-generation instruments. This is a great opportunity to play an important role in the development of a cutting-edge technology. You will need to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and being part of a highly collaborative and multidiscipline team.

 

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Lead Hardware/Electronic Engineer, you will own the development of various hardware sub-systems, from prototyping to development, testing and integration into a scientific-grade instrument. Working closely with Instrumentation, Mechanical design, Embedded software engineers, you will join a fast-growing engineering team to produce overall product performance and stability requirements.

This role would suit candidates with a strong set of engineering skills to participate in the development of scientific instruments for biomedical applications (ideally genetic analysis).

 

Responsibilities

  • Prototype and development of sub-systems.
  • PCB design.
  • Participate to Schematic design and PCB layout of scientific grade instruments.
  • Contribute significantly to the definition and execution of integration tests.
  • Hardware validation and functional tests at Board-level and System-level.
  • Participate in design meeting and review.
  • Report test processes.
  • Analyse data and authors test reports.

 

Required Qualifications, Experience, and Qualities 

  • Masters-level or PhD level qualification in Electronical/Mechanical Eng. or Physics
  • Experience in PCB design, working on engineering projects.
  • Proficient in at least one of those: Python, C/C++, Labview.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

 

Desirable Qualifications & Experience 

  • Pro-active engineer with strong willingness to learn.
  • Experience in engineering of complex systems.
  • Notions of MBSE (Arcadia) would be appreciated.
  • Experience in high-precision temperature control, mechanical automation, and/or automated fluidic systems

 

Location 

  • The role will be based in Paris, France, with occasional travel to the company’s offices / labs in Cambridge U.K.

 

Application procedure 

stating Your name / Instrumentation Engineer in the subject line

Current Vacancies in Cambridge (UK)

Sorry, no vacancies in Cambridge for the moment.