R&D Intern (m/f, for at least 3 months (60-100%)

Inserat Nr.

Veröffentlicht am
Donnerstag, 10. Januar 2019

ETH Zürich

Region Zurich



The Wyss Zurich is a joint research and development center of the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich, which was made possible by a generous donation from the Swiss entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr. h.c. mult. Hansjörg Wyss. The mission of Wyss Zurich is to drive the clinical translation and technology transfer of outstanding scientific discoveries into new therapies for patients and breakthrough innovations in the emerging fields of Regenerative Medicine and Robotics, and to promote hybrid technologies in these fields. Wyss Zurich brings together some of the world's leading experts to form multidisciplinary teams, pooling their knowledge and expertise.
hemotune is a early stage medical device startup project currently incubated at Wyss Zurich. Our mission is to develop a live-saving breakthrough medical device for targeted blood purification. We are currently in the preclinical development phase with the goal of reaching a first-in-man clinical trial in 2021. To complement our young and passionate team, we offer immediately or by arrangement a position as a
R&D Intern (m/f, for at least 3 months (60-100%)
We offer the unique opportunity to be a part of a young startup team and to develop a live-saving therapy that has the potential to change the medical landscape. You will have the chance to get a deeper insight into the medical device industry and apply your knowledge accumulated during your studies. A flat hierarchy, room for self-realization and an independent working style are amongst the core values of our startup.

Your responsibilities are to support our interdisciplinary R&D team in the synthesis, chemical characterization and functional testing of hemotune products. Furthermore, you will assist in the pre-clinical evaluation of our unique magnetic blood purification technology as well as track, monitor, and report the project progress and deliverables.
You are excited to work in a startup environment and are a strong team player, who enjoys thinking outside of the box. Besides excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and/or English, you bring along a bachelor degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Materials Science or Nanotechnology. You are experienced in working in a laboratory environment and are familiar with chemical standard synthetic and analytical techniques, while experience with nanoparticles and biological assays is a plus.
We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas and certificates of employment. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information about hemotune please visit our website: www.hemotune.ch and www.wysszurich.uzh.ch. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Mr. Max Bär at max.baer@wysszurich.ch or phone +41 633 07 74 (no applications).