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Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?

Then look no further and join our Application Science Team of our RnD Unit at Männedorf, Zurich as

Senior Application Scientist 80-100%

What you will do

In this role you will be responsible to design, implement, conduct, and document experiments of modules, components, and solutions within the Genomics area.


Responsibilities will include

  • Design, plan and execute feasibility studies
  • Leading complex Root Cause Analysis
  • Application lead during implementation of architectures
  • Analysis of applications and corresponding automation needs for product and technology developments
  • Technical analysis of current technologies, reagents, consumables, software, instruments, and systems
  • Review and provide input for product risk assessments, concept evaluation, design reviews, product, and technology developments
  • Statistical analysis of application or reliability related data
  • Support Verification and Validation activities


What you bring along

  • A Technical degree, preferably Biology, Biochemistry, Medical Technology or Biomedical Sciences
  • 6+ years of experience in scientific setting, ideally within automated liquid handling, laboratory analysis or development of laboratory products in one or more of the following fields : Nucleic Acid Extraction, Genomics, Next Generation Sequencing.
  • Experience in application and product development including testing and documentation
  • Experience in reagent development is a plus
  • Flair for Programming of robots or liquid handling devices
  • Excellent English skills



What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • International and diverse environment (30+ different nationalities)
  • Strong company culture with rich history
  • Global mindset with “Swissness” at heart
  • Extremely attractive location overlooking the lake of Zurich


Look no further and apply now!

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We are looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).


We will only consider applications that fully meet our requirements.


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Legal entity:  Tecan Schweiz AG
City:  Männedorf
Country:  CH