Scientific Project Lead

    • Full Time
    • Oulu


    High throughput biological barriers on chips for drug development

    (Apply by 30.4.2022)

    Job Responsibilities

    Act as a bridge between the executive team and scientific teams

    Plan the scientific projects and manage the project deadlines, milestones and the scientific teams

    Budgeting for the projects

    Report progress, needs and issues to the executive team

    Represent the company in international conferences (willingness to travel for work is essential)

    Represent the company to the largest enterprise customers

    Guide the scientific development of the products based on latest publications and feedback from Finnadvance Customer Success

    Position is based in Oulu, Finland

    Desired Skills

    A great and flexible attitude suitable for startup (things can change fast and delivering results is essential)

    strong expertise in cell biology, 3D cell culture models, imaging techniques, evidence of hands-on experience in cell culture

    skills for leading internal development of FA products and services with the CEO

    project management skills: can manage R&D projects, including resource allocation, schedules, and budgets

    people leadership, experience in supervising team

    excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills (also online)

    can communicate scientific concepts to a wide audience (internal and external)

    understands the importance of good science visualization in reports, presentations, posters, publications

    knows scientific writing: publications, funding applications

    familiar with research and R&D funding instruments (Finnish, EU, or Business Finland, maybe also some other)


    PhD in the relevant field: life sciences, medical or biomedical sciences, bioengineering, or cell biology with a research career, preferred therapeutic area in oncology, respiratory or neuronal/brain diseases

    OR MSc in biomedicine, bioengineering, or cell biology and 5+ years of working experience in (relevant international) biotech industry R&D

    Awesome Candidate Assets!

    track record of relevant publications and commitment to excellence in science

    experience in preparation of successful grant applications

    knowledge of quality management

    experience in microfluidics, specifically organ-on-chip devices and applications

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