Technician Molecular Cell Biology at Synvolux

Synvolux has a long track record in highly efficient, non-viral delivery of macromolecules, such as DNA, (si)RNA, and protein/peptides into cells. Its proprietary delivery technology (SAINT™) is based on a panel of fully synthetic cationic lipid formulations with proven safety and broad applicability both in vitro and in vivo. Synvolux has a global customer base and markets its products for both research and clinical use. In addition to product manufacturing and sales, the company has a strong research focus, both internally and with external partners. To support our ambitions in these fields, we are looking to hire an all-round, experienced:

Technician Molecular Cell Biology

Job description

The technician’s duties will consist primarily of experimental research, optimizing and developing new technologies in close collaboration with our chemistry, molecular biology, and immunology scientists. He/she will be involved in recombinant DNA work and optimization of transfection reagents for efficient introduction of DNA, RNA, and protein/peptides into specific cell types, including immune cells. The technician will also perform Quality Control (QC) assays for Synvolux’ products and lend support to sales & marketing activities.

Main responsibilities

  • Independently execute pre-clinical research and QC assays.
  • Contribute to technology development and improvement.
  • Present and discuss experimental results at company meetings.
  • Support and comply with internal quality systems.
  • Perform general laboratory and sales duties.


  • Highly motivated technician with a MSc or BSc (HLO) degree in life sciences, preferably with working experience in molecular cell biology or immunology.
  • Experience in cellular biology techniques, including tissue culture is imperative. Additional skills in transfection, flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, bioassays and molecular biology are highly preferred.
  • Eager to learn, accurate, structured and efficient worker.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, both in Dutch and in English.
  • Ambitious team player with a flexible and pro-active attitude to advance company growth and development.

Job applications & more information

If you have the right skills, hands-on mentality and motivation to take up this challenge, then send your job application to Selected candidates will be offered a competitive salary and the opportunity to grow along with the company. For more information on the company and contact details, please visit

Unsolicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies will not be accepted for this employment opportunity, and will be deemed the sole property of Synvolux without any restrictions or obligations.

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