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We're hiring!

We're hiring! We are looking for a global product manager to take responsibility for our Xdrop instruments, cartridges, and related products. We also have a senior position for a cell biologist interested in developing single-cell functional analysis applications.

New: Cell biologist wanted to develop single-cell functional analysis applications

We’re looking for a scientist with a background in mammalian cell biology and/or in engineered cell and gene therapy to join our international and interdisciplinary team.

The position

This open position involves developing new applications for cutting-edge single-cell technologies, with a focus on functional mammalian cell assays that will make immunotherapy, including engineered cell therapy safer, more robust, and more accessible.

As a cell biologist on the applications development team, you’ll work to demonstrate single-cell resolution in functional mammalian cell assays using Samplix’s double-emulsion droplet technology.

In the past decade, single-cell technologies have revolutionized sequencing and proteomics. Now it is time to revolutionize how we functionally characterize single cells using Samplix’s proprietary droplet technology. Samplix has the advantage of being a first mover in this emerging field.

We collaborate with key opinion leaders at world-leading academic institutions as well as pharmaceutical and biotech companies. We also perform experiments in our newly equipped laboratories. Our goal is to develop single-cell assays that help make immunotherapy safer, more robust, and more accessible. Other applications under consideration include high-throughput screening, and cell line development enabled by recent developments in synthetic biology.

In this position, you’ll run your own projects with the assistance of our skilled technicians and in close collaboration with our R&D team and external collaborators. This involves planning and performing cell functional assay experiments, data analyses, and communication of results in scientific journals, presentations, and marketing material.

The position reports to our VP of Application Development and the workplace is our headquarters in Birkerød, Denmark.

Main responsibilities

  • Project management of application development projects
  • Development of single-cell functional assays and screening assays
  • Execution of experiments in the laboratory and data analysis
  • Collaboration with key opinion leaders on applications
  • Collaboration with internal stakeholders to demonstrate the technical performance of Xdrop in single-cell characterization of engineered cells
  • Collaboration with communications team on technical notes and application stories
  • Identification of new applications of Samplix’s technology within cell therapy
  • Presentation of Samplix’s technology to partners and customers

 Ideal background and character

  • Hands-on laboratory experience within biotechnology or similar industries
  • A PhD in mammalian cell biology or similar
  • Experience with culturing (primary) human immune cells and basic experience in developing cellular therapies including CAR-T/ CAR-NK, TCR-T, and/or TIL therapies
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent analytical skills and a systematic approach to task solving
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Goal-oriented, creative personality with troubleshooting

We offer

We offer a great job with development opportunities in a highly motivating, professional, inclusive, and friendly environment. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a small team that is spearheading the development of ground-breaking applications in a forward-thinking area of medicine.

The job is simultaneously challenging and rewarding. You will be part of an international team of world-class colleagues, enjoy flexible working hours, have 5 weeks of holiday as well as 5 extra days off (“feriefridage”), and a salary corresponding to your qualifications.

Application

The application deadline is August 20, 2022. Please send your application through the Ofir application system. Applications will be considered as they are submitted. Your application will be treated in accordance with our policies for processing of personal data incorporating the General Data Protection Regulation of the EU.

New: Global product manager to work on existing portfolio and on novel products supporting single-cell analyses

We are seeking a global product manager for our existing Xdrop portfolio as well as to bring novel products and technology for single-cell functional analysis to the market.

This position is in our interdisciplinary, dynamic commercial operations team, which works closely with our R&D, applications, and supply chain teams. The whole company shares a vision of better healthcare through the improvement of engineered cell- and gene-based immune therapies.

The position 

We are looking for an experienced product manager to be responsible for coordinating the various activities associated with the Xdrop portfolio, which includes instruments, cartridges and reagents.

The work includes building close relationships with key customers across different segments, collaborating on product positioning and messaging, analyzing customer feedback, and communicating with R&D, applications, and supply chain teams. You will also support our global sales organization and work closely together with marketing on demand generating activities and marketing material.

You will report to the head of our commercial organization and work at our headquarters, which is north of Copenhagen.

Main responsibilities

  • Collaborate on the go-to-market strategy for the Xdrop portfolio and the product positioning and messaging
  • Drive market development activities, working closely together with our applications and R&D teams
  • Work closely with marketing to develop lead generation and awareness tactics and to support collateral development
  • Establish and maintain successful relationships with key customers to ensure adoption of products
  • Provide voice-of-customer feedback and perform market research identifying new areas for customer and business value
  • Support global sales team through training, customer visits, and regular communication with end-users
  • Conduct technical sales presentations on-site and online for customers and at conferences
  • Collaborate with sales and supply chain on the forecasting process to address demand, exceptions, etc.

 Ideal background and character

  • At least 2 years of experience in the life science and/or cell biology market
  • Demonstrated experience in launching products in the life science market
  • Customer-facing experience
  • A Master’s or PhD, preferably in the life sciences
  • An understanding of mammalian cell technologies, including flow cytometry and FACS
  • Capable of building credibility and relationships across functions and levels within and outside the organization
  • Strong organizational capability, with the ability to work independently and to collaborate with colleagues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English to effectively engage with the customer and across multi-disciplinary teams within Samplix
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of working time

Additional advantageous experience

  • Experience with culturing (primary) human immune cells and a basic understanding of developing cellular therapies, including CAR-T/ CAR-NK, TCR-T, and/or TIL therapies
  • A good understanding of the needs for cell biology products and technologies in the academia, biotech and pharma

We offer

We offer a great job with development opportunities in a highly motivating, professional, inclusive, and friendly environment. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a small team that is spearheading the development of ground-breaking applications in a forward-thinking area of medicine.

The job is simultaneously challenging and rewarding. You will be part of an international team of world-class colleagues, enjoy flexible working hours, have 5 weeks of holiday as well as 5 extra days off (“feriefridage”), and a salary corresponding to your qualifications.

Application

The application deadline is August 20, 2022. Please send your application through the Ofir application system. Applications will be considered as they are submitted. Your application will be treated in accordance with our policies for processing of personal data incorporating the General Data Protection Regulation of the EU.