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Biosyntia ApS
Fruebjergvej 3, boks 54
DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø
Denmark

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If you have what it takes to solve challenges nobody has conquered before,
and if you want to play a key role in making the world a more sustainable place
- then find our open positions below or send us an unsolicited application.
We always look for new talent who dare to be bold and challenge the status quo.

Please review the positions we are currently hiring
for and apply to the ones that interest you.

Why did our current talents join us? Meet our passionate and enthusiastic employees:

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Lead Fermentation Scientist

Location: København, Hovedstaden, Danmark
Full-time
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Deadline: December 10th 2023

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Do you want to be a part of a vibrant biotech start-up with the vision to change how we produce our food?   

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Located in Copenhagen, Denmark, Biosyntia is a thriving biotech start-up with a team of 20 people dedicated to delivering sustainable precision fermentation processes for natural ingredients. With the support of international investors, we work together to create a global success and a more sustainable world through biomanufacturing. We are looking for an entrepreneurial and scientifically skilled person who share our vision to help bring biobased ingredients to the market through successful innovation of fermentation development. 

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We are seeking a senior fermentation scientist with experience in developing and optimizing fermentation processes to lead the company’s fermentation team. The candidate should have extensive experience in precision fermentation science, process control, and have a good understanding of microbial physiology. The successful candidate will be fully integrated in the existing team of metabolic engineers and will be responsible for advancing fermentation optimization and physiology at the company. We value proactivity and an innovative approach i.e. identifying areas of need and addressing them through the development of new technologies or by bringing outside technologies into the company.  

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The position requires interactions with several disciplines and partners, including analytical chemistry, strain engineering, downstream process development and external partners such as CMO’s and collaboration partner companies. You are expected to communicate on all levels and like to be involved with both commercial and science people.  

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 Technology transfers and CMO support may be required during some periods, so you also enjoy traveling about ~5% on an annual basis. 

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 Immediate areas of responsibility: 

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    Lead the planning, design and execution of fermentation experiments to maximise understanding and optimise strain performance.   

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    Manager of the fermentation department including being people manager of the fermentation team. 

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    Coordination with strain engineers, analytical chemists, and downstream process chemists to optimize collaboration and ensure a streamlined workflow that serves to improve overall process understanding with an emphasis on quality and robustness. 

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    Improving systems for data collection and analysis. 

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    Analyzing and presenting data to fellow scientists and external companies and partners. 

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    Scale-down and up of fermentation processes (microtiter-plate and bench-scale fermenter).  

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    Preparation of technology transfer documents. 

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    Strong understanding of the connection between microbial physiology and process performance. Understanding of E. coli and S. cerevisiae physiology is a bonus.  

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    Hands-on experience with bench-scale fermentation and plate-based culture methods with at least 5 years’ experience. Industrial experience is preferred.  

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    Familiar with analytical chemistry/assay methods, automation systems, and LIMS. 

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    Strong data analysis skills, including the use of statistics and control charts to monitor and analyze results. Ability to analyse large sets of data for hypothesis driven research.  

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    Worked alongside strain high throughput screening teams and analytical chemistry teams to form a contiguous strain evaluation platform. 

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    Experience working in a variety of scales. Preferably including up to pilot and commercial scale fermentation. 

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    M.Sc. or PhD in biotechnology or similar.  

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Biosyntia is an industrial biotech company developing bio-based manufacturing processes with all critical capabilities for success in-house – stretching from microbial engineering, fermentation optimization, product purification, formulation to sales. Biosyntia focuses especially on developing more natural and sustainable processes for active ingredients used in beauty and nutrition such as vitamins, antioxidants, and similar ingredients. The company has developed proprietary technologies which dramatically reduce the risk, cost, and time for developing fermentation processes. The company has won more than 15 recognition awards, including being one of the most innovative SMEs in Europe.  Today the company employs 20 scientists and business developers, who operate from Biosyntia’s lab and offices in Copenhagen, Denmark. See more at  www.biosyntia.com 

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Biosyntia is an innovative organization, and you will be encouraged and welcomed to bring forth new ideas, discuss concerns and share feed-back with colleagues and management. We work as one team and like to celebrate our successes and spend time together at social events.   

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For further information, please contact CSO and co-founder, Hans Genee: hjg@biosyntia.com 

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Lead Fermentation Scientist

Biosyntia

Biosyntia

Copenhagen, Denmark · Copenhagen, Denmark · Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark
Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2023

Join us

If you have what it takes to solve challenges nobody has conquered before,
and if you want to play a key role in making the world a more sustainable place
- then find our open positions below or send us an unsolicited application.
We always look for new talent who dare to be bold and challenge the status quo.

Please review the positions we are currently hiring
for and apply to the ones that interest you.

Why did our current talents join us? Meet our passionate and enthusiastic employees:

Lead Fermentation Scientist

Location: København, Hovedstaden, Danmark
Full-time

Deadline: December 10th 2023

Do you want to be a part of a vibrant biotech start-up with the vision to change how we produce our food?   

Located in Copenhagen, Denmark, Biosyntia is a thriving biotech start-up with a team of 20 people dedicated to delivering sustainable precision fermentation processes for natural ingredients. With the support of international investors, we work together to create a global success and a more sustainable world through biomanufacturing. We are looking for an entrepreneurial and scientifically skilled person who share our vision to help bring biobased ingredients to the market through successful innovation of fermentation development. 

 

Responsibilities and tasks: 

 
We are seeking a senior fermentation scientist with experience in developing and optimizing fermentation processes to lead the company’s fermentation team. The candidate should have extensive experience in precision fermentation science, process control, and have a good understanding of microbial physiology. The successful candidate will be fully integrated in the existing team of metabolic engineers and will be responsible for advancing fermentation optimization and physiology at the company. We value proactivity and an innovative approach i.e. identifying areas of need and addressing them through the development of new technologies or by bringing outside technologies into the company.  

 

The position requires interactions with several disciplines and partners, including analytical chemistry, strain engineering, downstream process development and external partners such as CMO’s and collaboration partner companies. You are expected to communicate on all levels and like to be involved with both commercial and science people.  

 Technology transfers and CMO support may be required during some periods, so you also enjoy traveling about ~5% on an annual basis. 

 

 Immediate areas of responsibility: 

  • Lead the planning, design and execution of fermentation experiments to maximise understanding and optimise strain performance.   

  • Manager of the fermentation department including being people manager of the fermentation team. 

  • Coordination with strain engineers, analytical chemists, and downstream process chemists to optimize collaboration and ensure a streamlined workflow that serves to improve overall process understanding with an emphasis on quality and robustness. 

  • Improving systems for data collection and analysis. 

  • Analyzing and presenting data to fellow scientists and external companies and partners. 

  • Scale-down and up of fermentation processes (microtiter-plate and bench-scale fermenter).  

  • Preparation of technology transfer documents. 

 

Qualifications: 

 

  • Strong understanding of the connection between microbial physiology and process performance. Understanding of E. coli and S. cerevisiae physiology is a bonus.  

  • Hands-on experience with bench-scale fermentation and plate-based culture methods with at least 5 years’ experience. Industrial experience is preferred.  

  • Familiar with analytical chemistry/assay methods, automation systems, and LIMS. 

  • Strong data analysis skills, including the use of statistics and control charts to monitor and analyze results. Ability to analyse large sets of data for hypothesis driven research.  

  • Worked alongside strain high throughput screening teams and analytical chemistry teams to form a contiguous strain evaluation platform. 

  • Experience working in a variety of scales. Preferably including up to pilot and commercial scale fermentation. 

  • Knowledge of scalability considerations and an interest in downstream processing. 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills due to cross collaborative nature of the role.  

 

Education 

  • M.Sc. or PhD in biotechnology or similar.  

 

The company

Biosyntia is an industrial biotech company developing bio-based manufacturing processes with all critical capabilities for success in-house – stretching from microbial engineering, fermentation optimization, product purification, formulation to sales. Biosyntia focuses especially on developing more natural and sustainable processes for active ingredients used in beauty and nutrition such as vitamins, antioxidants, and similar ingredients. The company has developed proprietary technologies which dramatically reduce the risk, cost, and time for developing fermentation processes. The company has won more than 15 recognition awards, including being one of the most innovative SMEs in Europe.  Today the company employs 20 scientists and business developers, who operate from Biosyntia’s lab and offices in Copenhagen, Denmark. See more at  www.biosyntia.com 

 
Culture 

Biosyntia is an innovative organization, and you will be encouraged and welcomed to bring forth new ideas, discuss concerns and share feed-back with colleagues and management. We work as one team and like to celebrate our successes and spend time together at social events.   

 

For further information, please contact CSO and co-founder, Hans Genee: hjg@biosyntia.com