DNA Script

DNA Script

Application Science Director

  • Permanent contract 
  • Starting date:  
  • Le Kremlin-Bicêtre

The company

DNA Script

DNA Script

  • Health, Pharmaceutical / Biotech
  • From 50 to 250 employees

The job

Application Science Director

  • Permanent contract 
  • Le Kremlin-Bicêtre

About

DNA Script is looking for a talented molecular biologist, in a role that is central to the development of the company’s core technology. The candidate will be responsible for managing a team of 3 to 5 scientists/engineers ensuring excellent quality work, good people and project management, organization and good communication with the Business development and marketing team.

He or she will be in charge of interacting with external partners or future customers to provide them with thoroughly qualified oligos for their application. She or he will be developing new innovative application for our technology and produce application notes to open new markets in collaboration with marketing. These developments will have a direct impact on the R&D and product development process.

Job description

  • Manage the Application Development Team, ensuring efficient organization, quality and thorough analysis of data, good communication and team spirit
  • Ensure good communication with partners and customers in particular in understanding their needs and providing data based on current synthesis and characterization methods hand in hand with Business Development and Marketing
  • Help with support to customers: understand their assays and results to help them troubleshoot if needed
  • Provide excellent quality documentation and reporting of experimental findings for internal and external use.
  • Provide technical presentation and Application notes for Marketing.
  • Develop new applications based on the Business development or marketing feedback or on innovative idea taking advantage of unique aspects of our technology
  • Engagement in good laboratory practices
  • Active contribution towards critical company milestones and strategy, with a willingness to work outside immediate area of expertise where required
  • Technology watch on new DNA uses and trends in market
  • Represent the company to the external world

Preferred experience

Essential

  • PhD in the field of molecular biology, biological process engineering, biotechnology or similar,
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in R&D (molecular biology, diagnostics, or a related field) with excellent laboratory skills and experience of common molecular biology methods such as nucleic acid isolation, quantification, PCR/qPCR, CRISPR, NGS library preparation, etc
  • Experience of application development in an industrial environment
  • Positive experience of management for at least 3 years
  • Fluent in English with excellent writing and presenting skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and as part of a large multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational, analytical, and systematic troubleshooting skills
  • Highly motivated, with a passion for new technologies

Desirable

  • Some notion in French
  • Have some experience in field application support

Recruitment process

Miscellanous:

  • Job located in Kremlin-Bicêtre (Paris area)
  • Start date: ASAP

Contacts: xg@dnascript.co et vb@dnascript.co

Meet the DNA Script team

DNA Script

DNA Script

Application Science Director

  • Permanent contract 
  • Starting date:  
  • Le Kremlin-Bicêtre
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