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About Sarcura

Sarcura is an innovative start-up developing machinery for the biopharmaceutical industry to revolutionize the manufacturing of cell therapies (e.g. CAR-T therapies) via miniaturization and automation using cutting-edge microfluidic and silicon technologies. We are based at IST-Park, the start-up park of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria in Klosterneuburg.

Your responsibilities

You will be building, adapting, and operating test setups and performing optical measurements on MEMS chips used in an ultrahigh throughput microfluidic cell sorter. The job involves designing and executing optical experiments to characterize the photonic structures and functionality of the MEMS chips. This includes troubleshooting the test setup as well as providing general support to the interdisciplinary team in a manner conducive to the company.

Further responsibilities are data analysis, documentation, communication, and presentation of the results. Furthermore, you will be able to contribute to the final system architecture with your insights and ideas.

You are a committed and team-oriented individual, who has a strong interest to operate at the interface of technology and biology, developing devices enabling improved access to cell therapies? -Please apply!

Your qualifications

  • Master's degree or higher in experimental physics, engineering, or a related discipline with a focus on optics and optical technologies
  • Experience in data analysis (e.g Python / Matlab)
  • Experience in working with optics, lasers, photonics, and measurement techniques
  • Demonstrate creative and critical thinking and have solid troubleshooting skills
  • Be organized and able to plan your tasks to meet project timelines
  • Proficient oral and written communications skills in English (working language)
  • Excellent collaboration skills in an interdisciplinary environment.  

Not mandatory but fantastic would be if you have also experience in the following areas

  • Real-time signal processing
  • Flow cytometry
  • Electronics and mechanics
  • Development of optical and opto-mechanical systems

Why working for Sarcura?

  • We are passionate, purpose-driven, and like to challenge the status quo.
  • We offer you a stimulating work environment, and the possibility of career and personal development.
  • Work in a modern facility in the international atmosphere of IST Austria Campus in Klosterneuburg, near Vienna

The salary for this full-time employment starts from € 45,000 annually gross. Depending on skills and specific experience, an overpayment is possible. The place of work is at IST Park, Plöcking 2, 3400 Klosterneuburg.

Do you have additional questions, or are not sure if your qualification meets the expectation? Talk to us! To apply for this position, please send your CV and a short motivational letter describing why are you interested in this position and which experience or know-how can you contribute to our technology development.

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We are looking forward to read from you!

Daniela Buchmayr, CEO