Job Opening: Application Development Specialist - Lunaphore

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Application Development Specialist


Develop IHC assays on tissue samples


6 months (extendible), 3 months of trial period

Starting date

August 2nd, 2017

Lunaphore Technologies is a young start-up company active in the field of in vitro diagnostics, developing a product based on a microfluidic technology to analyze tumor samples. In order to validate our technology, we aim at developing novel IHC assay on tumor tissue sections. The project takes part of a R&D collaboration with a leading company in the industry. We seek a highly motivated candidate to join us at EPFL Innovation Park and contribute directly to the development and growth of the company.

Key responsibilities   Develop and optimize IHC assays on tissue samples using Lunaphore’s platform LABSAT.   Perform repeatability and reproducibility tests on the optimized protocols.   Understand thoroughly all the technical aspects of the prototype in order to become autonomous when troubleshooting.   Analyze the results in tight collaboration with the external collaborators and report periodically to the Lunaphore team.   Write scientific publications using the outcome of the study.

Profile Required skills   You have a M. Sc. degree in Molecular Biology, Biomedical Engineering or a related field.   You have +3 years’ hands-on experience in immunohistochemistry (IHC)/ immunofluorescence (IF) on tissue sections and microscopy.   You are comfortable in troubleshooting and directly interacting with the instrument in case of technical issues.   You have good knowledge in data analysis and image processing.   You are willing to actively contribute to the continuous improvement of the instrument.   We look for methodology, creativity, analytical and goal-oriented thinking. You are a problem solver with a good sense of result interpretation in histology.   You are an excellent communicator and presenter, with great writing skills for internal reporting and external publications.   Fluency in oral and written English is a must. French skills are a highly added value.

We offer   A young and strongly growing high-tech start-up.   A multidisciplinary industrial research project giving the possibility of working in a start-up as well as a hospital environment.   An international working environment with high level of diversity and strong network.   A highly interactive team with strong personal and technical qualities.

Contact information If you are interested, please send your application electronically (CV + cover letter and any additional supporting document) to Dr. Diego G. Dupouy ([email protected]). Lunaphore Technologies, EPFL Innovation Park, Building C, CH-1015 Lausanne