Yellow Flower
Yellow Flower

Scientist, Platform Development

Scientist, Platform Development



About the Role

We are looking for a rebel Scientist to join our team. You will work closely with other members of the team to build and scale our internal molecular biology platform. You will have the opportunity to develop, scale and automate novel platform technologies. You will work closely with members of our technical team to provide feedback and derive insights from our proprietary software to further bridge technical- and wet lab operations.

This role is available at our HQ and lab facilities at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ideate, plan, and execute experiments at a rapid pace.

  • Troubleshoot, strategize, test and iterate on new ideas derived first-principles thinking.

  • Develop novel high-throughput immunoassays and other related molecular biology techniques

  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, including founders, biochemists, molecular biologists, data scientists, and machine learning engineers..

  • Drive cutting-edge innovation and follow best practices in research.


  • Advanced degree (PhD or equivalent experience) in Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, or a related field.

  • Extensive experience working with proteins and/or peptides in the context of molecular biology.

  • Exposure to lab automation for high-throughput experimentation is a plus.

  • Experience collaborating with advanced data scientists or ML practitioners is a plus.

  • Effective communicator, problem solver, and collaborator with both technical and scientific teams.

  • A strong ability to think from first principles whilst troubleshooting failed experiments or deriving novel ideas.

  • Ability to own your work and drive outcomes in a fast-paced startup environment.


  • Total compensation includes generous equity and benefits.

  • 30 vacation days and 13 public holidays per year.

  • Premium pension.

  • Parental leave.

  • Large office and private lab on the Karolinska Institute campus in Stockholm.


Our mission is to build foundational technologies to advance human health.

We believe rebels dare to question the status quo. Rebels solve the impossible. Rebels build the breakthroughs that define our future. We are rebels.

You'll be joining a team who has worked on the frontier of machine learning and synthetic biology at Google X, Stanford, UCSF, KTH, Thermo Fisher, and Enveda Biosciences. Our team is focused on accelerating the science of human health and ultimately change the trajectory of humanity. Join us and build the future.

IONLACE is an equal opportunity employer and we actively seek to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of their background.

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