Careers

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


Hardware Test Engineer

(m/f, 100%)

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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 recording system with FPGAs and other electronic and mechanical components as well as software for data acquisition and analysis. As we ramp up production, thorough and automated testing of all products is critical to ensure the best experience for our customers using our platforms. As a hardware test engineer your responsibilities will be to design, develop and maintain our test and validation setups. You will be part of our R&D team and collaborate closely with the other international teams.

Your Responsibilities

  • Design and development of test and validation setups
  • Maintenance and automation of test setups
  • Work with engineering team to define quality criteria and measurement methods
  • Development of test specifications
  • Documentations of test methods and results
  • Support in assembly of prototypes
  • Work with R&D team
  • Collaborating with production team
  • Reporting to our CTO

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in electrical engineering, mechatronics, or a related field
  • Experience as system test engineer
  • Excellent test ideation, design and exploration capabilities
  • Experience with Python and git
  • Experience with reading and understanding schematics
  • Experience with using electronics test equipment
  • Experience with firmware development is a plus
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

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.

Jan Müller looks forward to receiving your application documents (cover letter, resume, letter of recommendation and degrees including transcripts) by email at hr@mxwbio.com.


Field Application Scientist

(Full Time Position)

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The cutting-edge electrophysiology platforms of MaxWell Biosystems enable scientists in pharmaceutical industries, contract research organizations, and academia around the world to characterize the function of neurons and the effect of compounds. Our solutions include hardware, software, and data analysis. As a field application scientist, you will be our expert in the various applications of our products and will be a key representative of MaxWell Biosystems to our current and prospective customers. You will be involved in sales and support activities, offering the best solutions to the needs of our users. You will be preparing presentations of our products, performing demos in front of clients using their biological samples, and increasing product sales by convincing customers to buy our products.

Your Responsibilities

  • Identify, approach, and communicate with potential customers; perform product presentations and demos
  • Identify, advance, and close business opportunities
  • Represent MxW at conferences and trade shows
  • Manage sales contracts and customer contacts
  • Handle system demos, installations and trainings, both onsite and remotely
  • 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
  • Travel for sales and support, whenever necessary and possible; provide technical and applications assistance, trouble-shooting support to customers in the field
  • Report directly to our VP Marketing and Sales

Your Profile

  • MS/PhD degree in fields related to neuroscience / stem cell biology
  • Several years of laboratory experience with microscopy / electrophysiology preferred; with microelectrode arrays a plus
  • Fluent in English, other languages are a plus
  • Experienced as a Field Application Scientist or in a similar position and knowledge in imaging or electrophysiology equipment and related applications are a plus
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, experienced in interacting with scientists
  • Willingness to travel ~50%
  • Customer-centric and aware of markets, trends, and competitors
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Good understanding of scientific results and statistical analysis
  • Knowledgeable in the field of iPSC and orgnoids is a plus, having an established network in this field is a huge plus 🙂
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, self-motivated and proactive person
  • Proven ability to work independently and within a team environment

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.

Marie Obien 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.


Scientific Sales Specialist

(Full Time Position)

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At MaxWell Biosystems, we market and sell cutting-edge electrophysiology platforms that enable scientists in pharmaceutical industries, contract research organizations, and academia around the world to characterize the function of neurons and the effect of compounds. Our solutions include hardware, software, and data analysis. As a Scientific Sales Specialist, you will manage existing relationships of MaxWell Biosystems and generate revenue by identifying potential customers, introducing them to our products, and working with them towards purchase of systems and recurring consumables, with focus and care on providing the optimum products and solutions for their research needs.

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain business relationships with current and prospective customers
  • Identify new potential customers via prospecting, phone calls, setting up appointments, and product presentations
  • Qualify and follow-up on leads generated by Marketing activities
  • Advance and close business opportunities
  • Develop and propose strategic sales plans towards achieving targets and objectives, as aligned with the Sales and Marketing plans
  • Represent MxW at conferences and trade shows
  • Manage sales contracts and customer contacts
  • Develop deep understanding of our products and various applications to be able to consult, recommend, and sell products and solutions to prospective and current clients that best meet their needs
  • Travel for sales and support, whenever necessary and possible
  • Document all communications and customer feedback in the CRM
  • Report directly to our VP Marketing and Sales

Your Profile

  • MS/PhD degree in fields related to neuroscience / stem cell biology
  • Fluent in English, other languages are a plus
  • 2-3 years experience as a Field Sales Representative or in a similar position is required; knowledge in imaging or electro-physiology equipment and related applications is a plus
  • Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Willingness to travel ~50%
  • Customer-centric and aware of markets, trends, and competitors
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Knowledgeable in the field of iPSC and organoids is a plus, having an established network in this field is a huge plus 🙂
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, self-motivated and proactive person
  • Proven ability to work independently and within an international team environment

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.

Marie Obien looks forward to receiving your application documents (cover letter, resume, letter of recommendation and degrees including transcripts) by email at hr@mxwbio.com.


Scientific Communications Specialist

(Full-Time Position)

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At MaxWell Biosystems, we value the quality and relevance of our scientific and technical content for internal and external audiences. Communicating about the scientific applications and technological advancements of our innovative electrophysiology platforms is crucial as we establish close contact with our user-base, collaborators, and potential customers worldwide. Be it in pharmaceutical industry, contract research organizations or academia, all our existing and prospective customers have a scientific background (neuroscience, stem cell biology, bioengineer-ing, pharmacology, etc.). As a Scientific Communications Specialist, your role will be to promote MaxWell Biosystems through the creation of understandable and compelling “stories” across all published materials. Not only does this include written content, but also audio-visual information, such as images, slides, videos, podcasts, etc.

Your Responsibilities

  • Work with the Marketing, Sales, and Scientific Teams to generate compelling, understandable, and accurate messages to engage both internal stakeholders and our global audience
  • Handle content ideation, creation, dissemination, and regular updates of all publications across media channels (brochures, application notes, technical documents, presentations, social media content, blog posts, news arti-cles, website, etc.) according to the Marketing and Communication Plan
  • Contribute to all of the activities of the Marketing Team (e.g., organization of webinars, virtual events, confer-ence exhibitions, roadshows, workshops, etc.)
  • Support R&D; scientists and engineers in publishing our research in conferences, journals, and other channels
  • Work with creative agencies, graphic designers, etc. to effectively reflect the MxW message and theme
  • Report directly to our VP Marketing and Sales

Your Profile

  • PhD in life sciences, knowledge in neuroscience / stem cells / electrophysiology preferred
  • Fluent in English, other languages are a plus
  • Proof of creative scientific writing and design skills required
  • Knowledge in creative development, including graphic design, and working proficiency in using software for design such as Adobe Creative Cloud or similar
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, self-motivated and proactive person
  • Proven ability to work independently and within a team environment

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.

Marie Obien looks forward to receiving your application documents (cover letter, resume, sample work incl. creative scientific writing and any digital design sample, letter of recommendation and degrees including transcripts) by email at hr@mxwbio.com.


Digital Marketing Associate

(Internship 6-9 months)

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Our innovative electrophysiology platform is used in drug discovery and basic research. As a dynamic young company, we are establishing very close contact with our users and market, and promote our products worldwide. We do this by exhibiting at conferences, organizing road-shows and seminars, and by growing our online presence (social media, website, webinars etc.). Be it in pharmaceutical industry, contract research organizations or academia, all our existing and prospective customers have a scientific background. We are therefore seeking highly motivated individuals with a digital marketing background interested in science and technology.

Your Responsibilities

  • Assist the marketing team in all digital communication efforts: generating social media content (LinkedIn, Twitter), establishing an Instagram account, regularly updating the website, etc.
  • Improve conversion tracking for MxW digital marketing activities
  • Use various tools for web analytics and search engine optimization to boost the effectiveness of all MxW digital channels
  • Contribute to the organization of webinars and virtual events
  • Support with the creation and operation of effective advertising campaigns
  • Engage in the coordination of conference exhibitions, roadshows, and workshops
  • Report directly to our Marketing and Communications Manager

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in marketing or related
  • Fluent in English, German and other languages are a plus
  • Interest and/or exposure to neuroscience, stem cells or life science in general are a plus
  • First industry experience is a plus
  • Experience in managing websites, online content, e-marketing and social media
  • Knowledgeable in search engine optimization, adwords customization, and other web optimization tools
  • Creative development experience, including graphic design and knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, self-motivated and proactive person
  • Proven ability to work independently and within a team environment

Are you motivated, innovative and committed to delivering first-rate performance? Do you enjoy working in an in-ternational, 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.

Sophie Wolf-Demarche looks forward to receiving your application documents (cover letter, resume, letter of recommendation and degrees including transcripts) by email at
hr@mxwbio.com.

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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