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Open position at Rarity Bioscience

We are aiming at radically improving cancer diagnostic and are expanding our Research and Development team, we need you as our Scientist!

What we offer

We are a young and fast-growing company with an agile cross functional work environment. We promise you dedicated and performance oriented colleagues, a lot of responsibility and the possibility to make a difference in a pioneering setting.

Our culture is open, respectful, prestige-less, and diverse. Our journey has just started, and we want you to grow with Rarity – join us!

What you will do

We have an open position in Uppsala for a Scientist to join our team of professionals in the area of molecular biology, assay development, performance evaluation and flow cytometry analysis.

In this role your main responsibility will be;

  • Product development, including assay optimization, design verification and validation of assay performance; Planning and execution of laboratory experiments, analysis and documentation. Compiling data to be used for market entry of research use products as well as in vitro diagnostic device registrations.

You will also support;

  • Analysis of samples for external parties for scientific applications. Plan, organize, perform, summarize and present data to external parties.
  • New discovery work, designing mutation detection assays for novel applications. Molecular development and optimization of the Rarity technology.

You will be part of the core team contributing to our success by making our liquid biopsy and mutation detection technology available to clinicians and researchers. We are developing in a fast pace and your work tasks can therefore change over time. At Rarity, no challenge is too big and no task is too small.

Your profile

We are looking for a structured, goal oriented and problem solving person committed to make a difference. You are used to manage work in project format, handle planning and deliver against deadlines under self management. We believe that you are an individual that truly enjoy being part of a team, striving for success – unified.

Most likely you have a university degree in Molecular/Cell Biology or other relevant education, PhD degree is a plus but not required. You have worked several years in Life Science industry, preferably in vitro diagnostics and or clinical test laboratory. You bring experience from assay development, including verification and validation, in a regulated environment. You are skilled in writing reports and utilizing statistical methods and data analysis. Communicating in English on a professional level, written and verbally, comes naturally for you. You have experience in molecular biology methods such as PCR or other DNA amplification techniques. Experience of flow cytometry is a clear advantage.

About Rarity Bioscience

Rarity Bioscience provides ultrasensitive multiplex assays for detecting rare nucleic acid sequences in biological samples like liquid biopsies for research, pharma and clinic. Our main application is in cancer diagnostics based on our superRCA technology platform, which permits read-out based on flow cytometry, an already existing instrumentation in many labs.

The company was founded 2021 based on a discovery by Dr Lei Chen, PhD in molecular biology and a member of Professor Ulf Landegren’s team at the Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology at Uppsala University.


For more information, contact our CEO Linus Bosaeus,  

To apply, please send you CV and personal letter to Last day of application is Sunday March 26th, 2023

For this hire we decline offers of recruitment and advertising assistance.

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