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Lab Head



Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Lab Head @Orakl Oncology

Lab based
November 1, 2023
Orakl Oncology is a techbio company, based in Paris and aiming to transform the fight against cancer. We combine best-in-class biology with data-powered and AI-driven analysis to enable companies to identify and optimise new anti-cancer therapies. We are an interdisciplinary platform working at the intersection of cell biology, engineering and machine learning.
Orakl Oncology is a spin-off from the Gustave Roussy Institute, our offices are located in Paris and our lab in le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France. We have more than 30 years of combined research in the oncology field and we’re now looking for the best talents to come and join our ambitious team in the fight against cancer!
We’re looking for a biologist/engineer with 5+ years of experience to help us develop and manage Orakl’s lab infrastructure that will be at the heart of our success. This will involve:
Designing state-of-the-art workflows and processes
Implementing and upholding work standards in the lab. This can involve for instance conducting regular maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment to ensure consistent performance or developing standard operating procedures (SOPs)
Designing an implementing the onboarding process for new users
Managing the lab supplies
Participating in the laboratory procurement processes
Managing the laboratory workflows and scheduling
Assisting in maintaining the lab regulatory compliance
This position reports directly to our CTO and also needs to work effectively and collaboratively with the teams at Orakl Oncology responsible for delivering contracts with our partners.
Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply.
5+ years of managing lab operations.
Hands-on experience in mammalian cell culture, 3D cell culture and preferably organoid culture.
In-depth experience in ordering and managing lab equipment and consumables.
Exceptional attention to detail and organizational rigour.
Exceptional management skills.
History of implementing state-of-the-art processes and good engineering practices (LIMS/eLN, sample traceability etc.).
Fluency in English is required.
Experience in Python (Flask is a plus)
You’re resourceful and have experience overcoming operational challenges
You have experience with general biochemistry and molecular biology technique (western blot, ELISA, qPCR etc.)
Familiarity with workflow management systems is a plus.
Orakl is an intensely multidisciplinary project. If you want to interact with stellar clinicians, biologists and engineers on a day-to-day basis to transform oncology research, this is the place for you.

What We Offer:

Competitive salary and benefits.
Mission: Work in a cutting-edge environment, on the bleeding edge of cancer research.
Growth opportunities: we’re rapidly expanding the scope of our work and you will be offered multiple opportunities to grow with it!
Impact: you’re going to be participating in a fast-growing, multi-faceted project with multiple opportunities to shape it according to your interests.
Interested? Contact jobs@orakl-oncology.com with your CV and a short motivation letter attached and the job title of interest in the email title. We are waiting for you ☺️