Scientist – Nucleic Acid  Chemistry (f/m/d)   


Ribbon Biolabs GmbH


Scientist – Nucleic Acid  Chemistry (f/m/d)   

Ribbon Biolabs GmbH



At Ribbon Biolabs we are taking synthetic biology to the next level!  


Ribbon Biolabs is a young biotech company with locations in Vienna and in Klosterneuburg (outskirts of Vienna) developing the next technological wave of error-proof DNA synthesis. With our approach, we are developing a cost-efficient platform to produce long and complex DNA molecules, thereby enabling a new generation of biopharmaceutical processes and other synthetic biology products.    

Currently we are seeking to expand our team with a creative and motivated ScientistNucleic Acid  Chemistry (f/m/d)  to support our R&D team with strong skills and expertise in nucleic acid chemistry.   


Your everyday challenge in Ribbon Biolabs will be: 

  • Spearhead R&D activities in the Nucleic Acid Chemistry area  

  • Develop assays and systems for nucleic acid analysis/purification (CE, HPLC, etc.), and quality control 

  • Support tech transfer from R&D stage prototypes to production level technology    

  • Produce, document, and analyze data including writing relevant reports and assistance in grant writing  

  • Closely interact and collaborate with colleagues from the fields of computational biology, automation, and microfluidics in cross functional teams 


You are a perfect fit to our team if you have: 

  • PhD/ Postdoc level scientist with background or strong expertise in nucleic acid chemistry 

  • Deep understanding of nucleic acid modifications and associated analytic and preparative procedures 

  • Good communication skills with diverse, interdisciplinary audiences (fluent in English - written and spoken)  

  • Prior experience with industry settings (standardization and quality management, SOP establishment) preferred  

  • Knowledge of cloning and gene assembly would be a plus 


What you can expect if you join our team: 

  • Full health and social benefits according to Austrian law  

  • Opportunity to crucially contribute to the translation of Ribbon’s product towards market entry and operational scale-up within an international, highly motivated team, and friendly team.    

  • Flexible working hours and some home office possibilities 

  • Support for professional development training and German lessons 

  • Opportunity to live and work in or near the city of Vienna, repeatedly ranked as the city with the highest quality of life in the world 

  • By Austrian law we are obliged to specify the minimum salary level by collective agreement, which is Euro 47.500, - to EUR 52.000, - gross per month. However, we offer a higher salary adjusted to your experience and qualifications 


Job type: Full time (40 h per week).  

Location: This role is for laboratory operations in Klosterneuburg and Vienna.    

Considerations of the applications will continue until the position is filled.   


Your contact person: 

Maryna Listratenko, MA 

HCM of Ribbon Biolabs 


How to apply:     Applicants should provide a cover letter explaining the motivation behind the application, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references to Considerations of the applications will continue until the position is filled.  


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. While focusing on the right set and mix of experience and skills, we value diversity and are highly committed to set up working environment with mutual respect to everyone regardless their race, nationality, religion, gender, age or other characteristics protected by applicable regulations and laws. To keep the gender balance in the Company we highly encourage women to apply. 


Ribbon Biolabs takes data protection seriously. Unless you express otherwise, by submitting your CV you authorize Ribbon Biolabs to store your personal data in its database for the purpose of recruiting process or/and possible future job vacancies. If you want your data to be deleted from our database, you simply need to inform our hiring manager. Ribbon Biolabs will not share your personal data with any other party without your consent.   



The team at Ribbon Biolabs is looking forward to your application!