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Application Scientist – Polymer/Hydrogel Engineer

Single Technologies
Job Location
Sankt Eriksgatan 48F
11234 Stockholm

You will have the opportunity to be part of a unique start-up and a journey to create the next generation of imaging and biological diagnostics. In this innovative company, you will work closely with colleagues in a multidisciplinary team and have significant impact on the products. You will also own the success you help creating through our equity options.

Job Description

The successful candidate will join our application team and take responsibility for the product design from a polymer science perspective. You will work in a truly international and multidisciplinary team consisting of molecular biologists, chemists and physicists. You will develop, validate, and implement materials related to Single Technologies’ proprietary DNA sequencing systems. Within our small organization you have the opportunity to work with many aspects of product development.


We’re looking for a candidate with high levels of energy and a goal-oriented mind-set with background in polymer engineering. The right person is a positive initiative taker with high creativity, keen attention to detail and seeks to find efficient ways to reach goals and milestones. You have:

  • MSc or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Polymer Science or similar with 4+ years of hands-on industrial or academic research experience
  • Hands-on knowledge of analytical tools for chemical and biological assays (SEM, AFM, UV-Vis, HPLC, DLS, fluorescence microscopy, etc.)
  • Experience and interest in working in a lab environment
  • Industrial experience in hydrogel-related engineering (tissue engineering, soft contact lenses, etc.) is highly desirable
  • Knowledge in biochemistry and experience in bio-conjugation and bio-functionalization of metal/glass/polymer surfaces is desirable
  • Analytical, organized, and adaptable self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication
  • Desire to be part of a rapidly evolving multi-disciplinary organization, which requires real-time communication, flexibility, and a willingness to learn new techniques and methods
  • Ability to perform under pressure and adapt to changes (e.g. project direction, priorities, timelines)
About Our Organization

Single Technologies was founded in 2014. The origin of the company is a unique combination of research in single molecule imaging and biotechnology at the Royal Institute of Technology and R&D in the fiber optical grating industry by the founders of Proximion in Stockholm, Sweden.