Assembly Scientist

DNA Script in a nutshell:

DNA Script is a leading company in manufacturing de novo synthetic nucleic acids using an enzymatic technology. The companyaims at accelerating innovation in life science and technology through rapid, affordable, and high-quality DNA synthesis. DNAScript's approach leverages nature's billions of years of evolution in synthesizing DNA to set a new standard for how nucleicacids are made and accelerate the adoption of synthetic biology across diverse disciplines such as biopharma, sustainablechemistry and data storage.To date, DNA Script has raised over 16 M€ of financing, mostly through equity funding brought by prestigious players such asIllumina Ventures, Merck Ventures, Sofinnova Partners, Kurma Partners and Idinvest. The company partners with leadinginstitutions, in particular Institut Pasteur.

Position open at DNA Script:

DNA Script is looking for a scientist to develop the assembly activities within the R&D team. The tasks will therefore consist in

developing the methodology, the processes and running the experiment to demonstrate feasibility, performances and scale-up for producing very long constructs of nucleic acid by various assembly methods.

The assignment will also involve leading scientifically the project, proposing innovative applicable solution, performing theexperiment and meet the goals in term of performances and end results.

Opportunity and Challenges:

We are looking to assemble a team of best-in-class, innovative and passionate people gathering their talents and skills toachieve one goal: bring to the world the next ultimate tool in biotechnology.We offer the opportunity of joining a dynamic, international and highly skilled team of a high potential biotech startup. Wehave put in place competitive benefits (salary, equity, healthcare, meal voucher and public transportation) along with a uniqueopportunity to work in the heart of Paris.

Experience and Skills:

Must Have :

-Molecular biology
-DNA Assembly technics
-Comfortable/happy at the bench
-Problem solver (biblio, network)
-Good organizational skills

Nice to have :

-Nucleic acid chemistry
-Enzyme engineering
-Attraction to the start-up world

Seniority/educationPhD with very good scientific background and hands-on experience in various assays using DNA. 1 or 2 postdoc or an industrialexperience will be taking into account.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent