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Join the MaxWell Biosystems Team

Have you ever wanted to work with cutting-edge technology involving both engineering and biology? Do you enjoy working in an international, multidisciplinary, and interactive team, be it marketing, operations, research, or product development? 

Then we might have a position for you. Join us in innovating the future of electrophysiology for drug discovery and basic research.

Please have a look at the job openings listed below or send your inquires directly to hr@mxwbio.com.

Open Positions

Executive Assistant for our CCO (100%)

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MaxWell Biosystems develops and provides world leading innovation in imaging platforms for in-vitro neuroscience to advance pharmaceutical drug discovery and academic life science research. We help to bring cures for the brain to patients earlier. We are a fast-growing technology scaleup and seek highly motivated and talented individuals who will contribute to shape our future.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated candidate to support our Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and sales department.

Your Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to CCO, including managing calendars, scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements and handling expenses.
  • Handle incoming calls, emails, and correspondence, prioritizing and responding appropriately.
  • Assist with the preparation of reports, presentations, and other documents for internal and external meetings and client presentations.
  • Provide various support to the sales team such as travel arrangement and handling expenses, if needed.
  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with various departments to facilitate the execution of projects and initiatives.

Your Profile

  • Proven experience (3-5 years) in executive assistance or administrative support roles.
  • Passion for Science and willingness to learn and adapt to scientific environment.
  • Excellent communication in English both written and verbal. German and/or Japanese are a plus.
  • Ease with MS Office and IT software
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Quality awareness, flexibility, enthusiasm, team spirit and a can-do mentality.
  • Maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.

What we offer

  • Centrally located workplace, flexible working hours model incl. home office as well as training and further education opportunities.
  • A collegial working environment with a flat hierarchical structure, including regular team events.
  • You can expect a varied, fulfilling task in an interesting, dynamic environment.

Do you enjoy working in an international, multidisciplinary, and interactive team? Then we might have a position for you. Join MaxWell Biosystems in innovating the future of electrophysiology for drug discovery and basic research.

We look forward to receiving your application documents (cover letter, resume, and degrees including transcripts) by email at hr@mxwbio.com.

Key Account Manager (100%)

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As a Key Account Manager, you will be a key representative of MaxWell Biosystems to our customers. You will be involved in sales and support activities, offering the best solutions to ensure the needs of our customers are met. You will be responsible for creating and managing long-term, trusting relationships with our users, as well as developing new business from existing clients with the aim of increasing our sales.
You will be part of the team in Zurich, with a focus on North America. Your scientific expertise is valued by our users and is essential for the success of MaxWell Biosystems. Our ideal candidate should be communicative, energetic, and goal-oriented.
If you can build strong business relationships and have a passion for working with people, check our offer below!

Your Responsibilities

  • Actively develop strong relationships with new and existing customers to maintain high-standard of customer service
  • Identify, advance, and close business opportunities
  • Manage sales contracts and customer contacts
  • Monitor the market and competition and analyze customer needs
  • Cooperate with other departments at MaxWell Biosystems to achieve sales goals
  • Represent MaxWell Biosystems at conferences and roadshows, as well as travel for onsite customer visits
  • Comply with company policy and maintain a positive brand image
  • Communicate all relevant customer information, including product and/or customer experience to Product Management, Application Development, Sales, and Marketing, keeping CRM up-to-date with customer information and interactions

Your Profile

  • MS/PhD degree in fields related to neuroscience / biotechnology / physiology
  • Established experience in using microelectrode arrays and analyzing microelectrode array datasets – experienced users of MaxWell Biosystems’ HD-MEAs are encouraged to apply
  • Knowledgeable in the field of iPSCs / organoids / neuroengineering, as well as experience in a similar position are a huge plus
  • Fluent in English; other languages are a plus
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, experienced in interacting with scientists
  • Willingness to travel up to ~40%
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to work under time pressure
  • Proven ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, self-motivated, multi-tasking and proactive person

What we offer

  • Centrally located workplace, flexible working hours model incl. home office as well as training and further education opportunities.
  • A collegial working environment with a flat hierarchical structure, including regular team events.
  • You can expect a varied, fulfilling task in an interesting, dynamic environment.

Are you motivated, innovative and committed to delivering first-rate performance? Do you enjoy working in an international, multidisciplinary, and interactive team?

Then, our Senior Key Account Manager, Laura D’Ignazio, looks forward to receiving your application documents (cover letter, resume, publication list, letter of recommendation and degrees including transcripts) by email at hr@mxwbio.com.

Software Engineer Python Internship (100%) 6 months

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At MaxWell Biosystems, we develop advanced instrumentation for neuroscience and life sciences applications. Our instruments consist of custom-designed CMOS-based sensor devices, a data acquisition system with FPGAs and our software suite MaxLab Live.

The internship project offers a broad variety of tasks, including data analysis of neuroscience datasets, prototyping new algorithms, measuring their performance and testing. For these activities we are seeking a highly motivated software engineer to implement and work on some of these challenging tasks.

Your Profile

  • Studies in computer science, data science or related field
  • Experience with data analysis in Python
  • Experience with Linux
  • Enjoy working in an interdisciplinary and international team
  • Enjoy pushing technology to its limits

You Get

  • Working with cutting-edge technology
  • Freedom to come up with and work on your own ideas
  • Be part of a fast-paced technology startup at the intersection between biology, engineering and data science

Are you motivated, innovative and committed to delivering first-rate performance? Do you enjoy working in an international, multidisciplinary, and interactive team? Then we might have a position for you. Join MaxWell Biosystems in innovating the future of electrophysiology for drug discovery and basic research.

Matej Juracka looks forward to receiving your application documents by email at hr@mxwbio.com (cover letter, CV).

Software Engineer C++ Internship (100%) 6 months

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At MaxWell Biosystems, we develop advanced instrumentation for neuroscience and life sciences applications. Our instruments consist of custom-designed CMOS-based sensor devices, a data acquisition system with FPGAs and our software suite MaxLab Live.

The internship project offers a broad variety of tasks, including processing and visualization of neuroscience datasets, prototyping new algorithms, measuring their performance and testing. For these activities we are seeking a highly motivated software engineer to implement and work on some of these challenging tasks.

Your Profile

  • Studies in computer science or related field
  • Experience with C++
  • Experience with UI frameworks
  • Experience with Qt is a plus
  • Experience with Linux
  • Enjoy working in an interdisciplinary and international team
  • Enjoy pushing technology to its limits

You Get

  • Working with cutting-edge technology
  • Freedom to come up with and work on your own ideas
  • Be part of a fast-paced technology startup at the intersection between biology, engineering and data science

Are you motivated, innovative and committed to delivering first-rate performance? Do you enjoy working in an international, multidisciplinary, and interactive team? Then we might have a position for you. Join MaxWell Biosystems in innovating the future of electrophysiology for drug discovery and basic research.

Matej Juracka looks forward to receiving your application documents by email at hr@mxwbio.com (cover letter, CV).

Other Internships

We are interested in motivated individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including Biotechnology, Engineering, Computer Science, Sales and Marketing. For topics, contact us directly at hr@mxwbio.com.

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Albisriederstrasse 253
8047 Zurich, Switzerland
+41 44 244 24 24
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info@mxwbio.com
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