Photonics Top Expert cooperating company: Finnadvance

Finnadvance Oy is developing radically innovative microfluidic chips and organ-on-chip platforms for safe, reliable and cost effective drug testing for pharma industry and academic and clinical research. Our platforms are designed to mimic conditions and functions in human organs and allow for more precise and expedient drug discovery. This lowers costs by reducing the need for more unreliable and costly animal studies. Finnadvance Oy is established in December 2018 and operates in Oulu.

Internship and job descriptions

Finnadvance is looking for a:

Biotechnology Research Specialist to join our rapidly growing Cell culture and/or Biofabrication teams. Your key task is to assist in formulating and executing internal research activities, development of assays for OoC platforms and design, simulate and fabricate in-house developed microfluidics. Your responsibility is also to identify and implement appropriate manufacturing methods and materials for organ-on-chip devices and rapid prototyping with the R&D team, problem-solving to produce high quality data interpretation results and insightful biological interpretation and participate in the writing of manuscripts and Finnadvance’s platform datasheets.

Applicants are expected to have MSc. or equivalent (biochemistry, mechanical/biomedical engineering, biotechnology or material science) and experience in the field of 3D cell biology, pharmacology, mammalian cell culture, imaging methods and biochemical experimentation and fluent English skills. We also appreciate prior work with e.g. microfluidic systems or material science, experience in fabrication processes and quality management systems, CAD experience and programming skills.

Back Office Specialist to join our rapidly growing team. Your key task is to assist in project management and general documentation, participate in web-page designing and external communication in writing and participate in the writing of manuscripts and Finnadvance’s platform data sheets. Applicants are expected to have MSc. or equivalent (biochemistry, biomedical engineering, biotechnology or related field), experience in designing and writing web-pages and experience in project management. We appreciate multitasking and thorough attention to detail and excellent written communication skills in English (skills in Finnish is a plus).

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