Fermentation student assistant

Will it excite you to work in a small biotech company working on diverse projects and being part of a team of engaged and creative professionals? Then Cysbio is looking for you as a part-time student assistant to join our R&D group.

The position

We seek an organized and dedicated student assistant  to participate in fermentation work and in lab maintenance as part of  the research projects in our fast-paced start-up environment.

You will:

  • Main task is to assist in preparing fermentation in bioreactors and taking samples during operation, mainly during weekends.
  • Join in on ad-hoc operations in our laboratory; mainly restocking, preparation of chemical solutions and autoclavation.
  • Be involved in the daily operation and strain screening work or similar tasks over time.

We offer training in state-of-the-art fermentation equipment and about 15 hour per week with ideally 75% of the time spent during the weekend.

Your profile

  • Bachelor or Master student within Natural Sciences.
  • Have experience with fermentation or microbiology.
  • Have pride in being structure and reliable in the laboratory.
  • Enjoy working hands-on in the laboratory.
  • You are a collaborative and positive-minded team player.
  • Are an EU citizen or have permit to work part time in Denmark and can start with short notice.
  • Are fluent in English, speaking and writing.


How to apply

Please submit a single pdf-file to and include CB20FSA in the subject line. The application should contain in this particular order: your application and resume, list of references and recommendation letters if available.

The application deadline is October 20th, 2020.


If you have any questions about the position, please contact Joakim Mark Andersen

About Cysbio

Located in Hørsholm north of Copenhagen, Cysbio is a metabolic engineering company focused on bio-based production of biochemicals that find applications in existing and novel markets. Cysbio was founded in 2019 based on technologies developed at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Technical University of Denmark, and we apply cutting edge synthetic biology and metabolic engineering technologies for our strain development.