Scientist – Affinity Measurement (m/f/d)

Scientist – Affinity Measurement (m/f/d)

 

DyNAbind GmbH is a biotechnology company focusing on discovering new drug development starting points through our novel DNA-Encoded Library technology platform. We are currently seeking a

 

Scientist (m/w/d) – Affinity Measurement

 

mainly focused on protein-ligand affinity measurements to join us in Dresden. The starting date should be as close as possible to October 1st, 2021. The position is initially offered as a maternity leave cover contract with minimum 15 months duration. Depending on performance and the company’s future needs, there is the possibility of extending or making the position permanent.

 

Your Responsibilities

  • Performing affinity measurements between proteins and DNA-tagged small molecule compounds
  • Analyzing the obtained data and preparing reports on the results
  • Helping to evaluate new technologies for affinity measurements
  • Depending on pipeline demand, assisting with varying (bio)chemistry processes (training will be provided)

 

What we Require

  • A minimum Master’s degree in (bio)chemistry, biophysics, molecular biology or a highly-related field
  • Experience with performing affinity measurements. Experience with biolayer interferometry is preferred, but experience with alternate technologies (e.g. SPR, MST, ITC) is acceptable
  • Fluent English language skill
  • Ability to work semi-independently and coordinate within a team

 

What’s Not Necessary but Helpful

  • German language skill
  • Experience with chemistry software and tools (e.g. Chemfinder, RDKit, the ZINC database)
  • Biochemistry/molecular biology experience (e.g. running/cleaning up DNA gels, PCR)
  • Synthetic chemistry experience (e.g. running simple reactions, HPLC, MS)

 

What we Can Offer

  • A minimum 15 month position in Dresden with the possibility of extension or permanence
  • Competitive salary within the local ecosystem
  • The ability to be trained in valuable new skills
  • An international and positive working environment
  • A workplace where you can make a difference without navigating a complicated hierarchy – you’ll be working with other scientists and the senior management on a daily basis

 

If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to receive your cover letter and CV! Please e-mail them to info@dynabind.com with the subject line “Scientist”. Applications are accepted through September 10th, but may be returned if an ideal candidate is identified before this date.