Project Lead - Microfluidics Development

Permanent employee, Full-time · Sarcura Office

Your mission
​Sarcura, an innovative start-up located at the xista science park in Klosterneuburg, is revolutionizing the manufacturing of cell therapies through automation and miniaturization using cutting-edge silicon technologies integrated in microfluidic cartridges.

As a member of the Technology Development team, you will lead the fluidic development of the silicon chip and supporting structures. In this role, your responsibilities include designing macro-/microfluidic and/or semiconductor-based components, creating prototypes, and conducting thorough performance testing. You will also evaluate the functional performance, analyze data, perform failure analysis, and ensure accurate documentation.

As the project lead, you will plan, report progress, manage the project's budget and timeline, and coordinate with an interdisciplinary team of internal and external engineers.

If you have strong analytical skills, are able to quickly assimilate complex technical information, are committed, and love to work at the intersection of technology and biology to improve patient access to life-saving cell therapies, we encourage you to apply!
Your profile
Required qualifications for this position include:

  • MS or PhD in microtechnology, materials science, biomedical, mechanical engineering or a relevant field and typically 6yr+ (MS) or 3yr+ (PhD) years of work experience with microfluidic components
  • Demonstrate track record in designing, prototyping, and characterization of microfluidic components
  • Experience in leading technical complex and interdisciplinary development projects or project parts
  • Proficiency in CAD and CFD software, simulation tools (ANSYS), as well as practical knowledge of various manufacturing techniques for microfluidics
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written and ability to understand requirements from various disciplines like mechanics, material science, cell biology, etc.
  • Experience in data analysis tools (Phyton, MATLAB,..)
Experience in working with living cells, Life Science or GMP applications, optical measurements, or MEMS is preferred but not mandatory.
Why us?
We are a passionate, purpose-driven team that challenges the status quo. We offer a stimulating work environment and opportunities for both career and personal development. You will work in a modern facility in the international atmosphere of the ​xista science park in Klosterneuburg, near Vienna.

The position provides a starting salary of €55,000 annually gross, with a possibility of overpayment based on skills and experience.

For any inquiries or clarifications about qualifications, Sarcura welcomes further discussion and encourages interested applicants to reach out.

The application process requires submitting a CV and a short motivational letter (why you are interested in this role and what experience or know-how you can contribute).

We look forward to hearing from you!
Daniela Buchmayr, CEO
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