Job Position -Molecular and Cell Biology Technitian R+D (tres Cantos, Spain)

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Molecular and Cell Biology Technitian R+D

Sylentis is a biotech company founded in 2006 and wholly owned by Pharma Mar S.A. (PHM:SM), with the mission of building a solid and sustainable business and becoming a leader of a new class of medicines based on RNA interference or RNAi. RNAi is a promising approach to silence targets involved in many diseases and represents a new drug mechanism of action.

The Sylentis pipeline is aimed at indications with an elevated market potential, including ocular pathologies, inflammatory diseases and central nervous system diseases.

The value of innovating: that is the spirit of our company. Innovation in Sylentis means to consider new challenges to be dealt with in a rational and justified way.  Based on solid, sound and consistent values. Values which make us more and more competitive every day and, above all, they make us different.


  • We apply our talent, knowledge and resources to the production of new ideas. We face challenge and uncertainty with zeal, tenacity and vision, and take advantage of every opportunity to improve ourselves.


  • Teamwork with maximum efficiency
  • Our company is strong because our employees are different, trained and participative. We pursue greater potential as individual contributors, members of a team and group leaders.


  • We accomplish what we promise
  • We are open and honest in our dealings with others. We assume our responsibilities to ensure that the work turns out well.


  • We anticipate change efficiently
  • We make the most of opportunities and new challenges
  • We are consistent with our fundamental values, we exert ourselves to achieve growth, transformation and renovation, we are creative and constructive, as the fount of inspiration and vitality.

Sylentis is seeking a highly motivated, full-time molecular and cell biology laboratory technician to work in our research and development laboratory. The laboratory is designing RNAi based novel therapeutics for the treatment of Ophthalmological diseases.

The ideal candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree and/or Technician degree, good work habits, and have a willingness to work as part of a team. Experience working in a wet lab environment.


  1. Nucleic acid extraction from cell and tissues, including DNA, RNA, restriction enzyme digests, transformations, plasmid purifications, clonnings.
  2. PCR, retro transcription assays, real-time PCR
  3. Western blot techniques.
  4. PAGE and Agarose gels.
  5. Cell culture grow living cells in culture flasks. Cell culture techniques, media preparation, tumor cell isolation, and molecular biology methods. Maintenance of mammalian and/or primary cell lines to be used in preclinical (In Vivo and in Vitro) experiments. 
  6. Cell viability and toxicity assays.
  7. Degradation and stability assays
  8. Knowledge of fluorescence /confocal microscopy
  9. Flow cytometry knowledge
  10. Make media and laboratory solutions.
  11. Writing ITs and SOPs
  12. Database and inventory management


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Technician degree in Environmental health, clinical and biomedical laboratory, pathology
  • At least 1 years of laboratory experience.
  • Good work habits.


Skill in the application of sterile techniques. Working knowledge of laboratory practices, procedures, and terminology. Working knowledge of safe and aseptic practices for working with hazardous biological or chemical materials. Ability to comprehend and follow references, manuals, and guides related to work in English. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (eg, Word and Excel Datasheets). Familiarity with GMPs and GLP guidelines for the pharmaceutical and biological industries is an advantage.

Problem-solving and critical thinking skills are a necessity.

Additional Information

  • Job Type: Experienced
  • Schedule: Full-time

At Sylentis, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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If interested, apply to . Include reference ID29092020 in your email