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Nuritas is dedicated to building a better world through scientific discovery and our team is essential in fulfilling this vision. We’re committed to building a diverse culture centred around our core values: ambition, innovation, collaboration and integrity. In essence, we need, and always will need, smart people.

Open Positions

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated scientist with a background in drug discovery, peptide/protein science and translational research to lead our preclinical pharmacology supporting programs in research and in clinical development stages. This individual will play a key role in designing, optimizing, and implementing a wide-range of biochemical and cell-based assays, as well as in assessing biochemical and cellular activity of candidate compounds. As a member of a multidisciplinary team, you will work closely with team members to identify, characterize and advance compounds through research, preclinical and clinical development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD (or equivalent degree) in Biology or related discipline with 8+ years’ experience
  • The Head of Biology will most likely have experience leading a small ( > 5 people) biology or drug discovery group in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company
  • Experience in strategic planning, project leadership, laboratory and budget management
  • Demonstrated contributions to R&D efforts that have led to the development of clinical candidates
  • Expertise in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, and pharmacology and broad understanding of the physiological principles of health and disease
  • Proven ability to champion and advance innovative concepts
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written

Partial List of Responsibilities

  • Webserver co-development
  • Help with server and webserver maintenance
  • Help with network administration and IT in general
  • Experimental biological data formatting and entry
  • Optimising data templates and procedures


  • M.S. in computer science, mathematics, statistics or equivalent
  • Experience with Django framework
  • Experience with website and/or webservers development (HTML5/CSS/Javascript)
  • Experience with biological data is a plus

Required technical skills

  • Good with office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and/or equivalent)
  • Web development
  • Django framework
  • Basic web development (HTML, CSS, Bootstrap)
  • JavaScript (and common libraries like jQuery)
  • Programming: Python or other script language
  • UNIX operating systems/Bash scripting
  • Basics in network administration and sysadmin
  • Statistics

Appreciated technical skills

  • R programming is appreciated
  • Basic understanding of Subversion

Personal skills

  • Hard worker
  • Ability to work on big projects as part of a team
  • Good organisation and optimisation of working environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and overlapping deadlines
  • Natural ability to problem-solve
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal are required
  • Ability to communicate with experimental biologists, computer scientists and non-scientists

Job Description

Applications are invited from candidates with experience in protein chemistry and food grade hydrolysate manufacture. The successful candidate will be working with a team producing, purifying and characterising bioactive peptides produced from food waste streams.

Key skills:

  • Enzymatic hydrolysis
  • Completion of Quality Control and Production Records
  • Calibration of equipment
  • Ability to work in a regulated environment
  • Literature search
  • SOP generation
  • Maintaining stocks of general consumables
  • Maintaining lab, equipment and facilities


BSc or MSc is required in biochemistry, chemistry, or related field with at least 1 year’s laboratory experience.

Required skills

  • Great attention to detail
  • Natural ability to problem-solve
  • Hard worker
  • Ability to work on big projects as part of a team
  • Exceptional organisation skills and ability to optimise working environment
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal are required


Dublin, City Centre

Job Description

We are currently seeking a high-potential individual with microbiology skills who can work independently and within a multifunctional team to contribute to the discovery and development of bio-active peptides originating from food ingredients as part of our proprietary integrated automated platform. The successful candidate will be an innovative biologist/microbiologist or biomedical engineer with a relevant life sciences background and demonstrated experience solving complex biological problems. Candidates for this lab-based position will have excellent skills in the design, execution, data analysis and interpretation, and presentation of laboratory experiments with minimal supervision and demonstrated learning agility. They will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and enjoy working in a team environment. A basic understanding of product development, particularly in a regulated clinical environment is desirable.

The primary responsibilities include:

  • Provides technical leadership and domain expertise in microbiology to cross-functional project teams aimed at the development of novel infectious disease peptides and proteins hydrolysates. Works closely with other functions (i.e. with minimal oversight, delivers hands-on lab-based experimental microbiology contributions toward programs or business objectives). Independently provides data analysis and interpretation.
  • Maintains substantial current knowledge in relevant state-of-the art principles and technologies in environmental and clinical microbiology, microbial physiology, biochemistry and data analysis methods.
  • Develops protocols and experimental procedures to address issues or evaluate potential designs. Writes reports, specification or documents related to these efforts.
  • Prepares procedures, writes technical reports, publishes research papers, and makes recommendations based on their research findings.


BSc or MSc is required in biochemistry, chemistry, or related field with at least 1 year’s laboratory experience.

Required Education and Experience

  • PhD in microbiology and/or other biological fields which shows knowledge of microbiology theory, principles, and practices and laboratory procedures, equipment, and instruments.
  • Minimum 2 years of industry experience in pharma and biotech.
  • The successful candidate will have a demonstrated aptitude for solving problems involving biological and cell culture work.
  • Experience with food microbiology is highly desirable.

Data Curator intern

We are seeking a dedicated and extremely motivated Data Curator intern.

Partial List of Responsibilities

The individual will be expected to read peer-reviewed biological papers and then extract and organize applicable information.

Required Skills

  • BSc/MSc in Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedicine or Pharmacology
  • Familiarity with the main biological databases
  • Excellent organisation skills and a keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and at a very high level of productivity

Only applications including referee contact information will be considered.


Don’t see a position that fits? If you excel in the areas of Bioinformatics, Computer science, Molecular biology, Mathematics, Clinical design or Project management we’d love to talk.