Fermentation and Laboratory Technician

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 laboratory technician to join our R&D group.

Fermentation and Laboratory Technician

We seek an energetic and structured person to take up new challenges in fermentation and lab management who likes to join our team of scientists working on diverse projects in a fast-paced start-up environment?

We are seeking a technician to join our fermentation platform and R&D operations at CysBio. You will:

  • Assist in making media, preparing, and operating bio-reactors, as well as preparing samples for analysis (OD/dry weight, HPLC and omics).
  • Join in on ad-hoc operations in our molecular biology / microbiology laboratory mainly strain screening and handling. Potentially also cloning and molecular work.
  • Be involved in the daily operation and maintenance of various lab equipment.
  • Diligently registering your work in the digital platforms used at CysBio.
  • Take responsibility for laboratory operation and management, such as monitoring and ordering consumables.

Your profile

  • Laboratory technician (“laborant”) degree or similar, and preferably a few years of experience in university or industry.
  • Experience with fermentation and microbial screening.
  • Have pride in being organized and well-prepared in the laboratory.
  • Enjoy working hands-on in the laboratory.
  • You are a collaborative and positive-minded team player.
  • Good IT user and acquainted with electronic lab notebooks and digital data registration.
  • Are an EU citizen or have permit to work in Denmark and can start in few months.
  • Are fluent in English, speaking and writing.

How to apply

Please submit a single pdf-file to and include CB20LT 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 September 20th, 2020.


If you have any questions about the position, please contact Christian Bille Jendresen (

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. We offer a pleasant environment at DTU Science Park in Hørsholm, a competitive salary and opportunities for personal development in Danish companies. For more details, please visit