April 26, 2018

By Nuritas

Molecular Biologist

Overview of the company

Nuritas™ is a Dublin-based biotech company revolutionizing the discovery of novel and natural active ingredients with scientifically proven health benefits. Our disruptive approach to discovery provides access to the most health-benefiting components within foods by combining artificial intelligence and DNA analysis to data-mine billions of molecules.

Role Overview:

We are recruiting an experienced Molecular Biologist that works well independently and in collaboration to develop multidisciplinary projects and perform complex lab and research-related duties.

We are looking for someone who is a proactive thinker and action orientated scientist and someone who has passion and drive in this area of science.



  • The candidate should have extensive experience in general molecular biology techniques, cell cultures, and bioactivity testing. Industry experience would be a distinct advantage.
  • Other responsibilities will include project development and planning to ensure milestones and deliverables are defined, monitored and delivered on time.
  • Developing and implementing molecular and cell based assays in support of bioactive peptides produced from different food streams
  • Developing and troubleshooting various bio-assays.
  • Academic research experience highly desirable


Qualifications & Experience

  • Candidates must have a PhD in Molecular Biology, Chemistry or related disciplines.
  • At least 4-5 years of previous lab experience is required.
  • 2+ years of post doc experience also essential
  • Ability to design and execute experiments independently.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to develop and follow detailed instructions/Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Experience in In vitro cell culture.
  • Industry experience would be a distinct advantage.
  • Ability to Interpret and analyse data.


  • Ability to work on big projects as part of a team. – should be able to demonstrate this in an interview.
  • Strategic thinker – being proactive rather than just reactive
  • Exceptional organisation skills and ability to Optimise working environment.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal are required.
  • Ability to communicate with experimental biologists, computer scientists and non-scientists.
  • Project management skills
    • Project design (Establishing goals, project timelines and priorities)
  • Time management.


How to apply

Submit your CV and Cover letter in a PDF format to

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