Chargé/e de recherche R&D – R&D specialist

MaaT Pharma is an Oncology Microbiome clinical stage company developing biotherapeutics to treat high unmet medical needs. We are among the most advanced Microbiome companies with two programs in clinical development. Being disruptive, we drive clinical studies focusing on the microbiome to investigate causality in oncology to assess the impact of modulating the Microbiome on overall survival. We develop innovative drugs and use elaborated analytical tools, such as whole shotgun sequencing, that we combine with clinical data to evaluate our biotherapeutics.
We have a humanistic approach to our entrepreneurial adventure. Each recruitment is an opportunity for us to construct a rich and diverse ecosystem where the 40 people can thrive and influence. We are searching for passionate teammates eager to be part of our adventure.

Profile and experience

Successful candidate will have following skills and experience :

  • Scientific knowledge in microbiology and biotechnology (PhD or Master 2 or Engineer in biology) and minimum 3 year experience.
  • Knowledge of intestinal microbiota, in experimental optimization techniques, in fermentation and flow cytometry and in statistics
  • Critically analyze and synthesize the data and results obtained, if necessary using computer software or analytical tools
  • Integrate regulatory, budgetary constraints and good practices
  • Be proactive in order to anticipate, stay up to date and improve research techniques
  • Know how to create a project / protocol responding to a specific request related to regulatory affairs
  • Follow the evolution of the field and integrate and structure the evolutions and / or other necessary knowledge
  • Detect new lines of research during scientific / technological experiments
  • Have basic knowledge of the constraints of the sector: Regulation of health products, IT, Industrial property, Health economics
  • Have knowledge of risk management, quality, HSE
  • Communicate clearly and orally and in writing on the progress and results of a study internally or externally
  • Have operational and fluent English

Main mission

The R&D Specialist carries out the work of a research subject as part of a research project based in Lyon on a defined therapeutic and/or technical area.
In order to develop the drug candidate responding to a disease and therefore to the needs of patients, he works in accordance with ethical rules, current regulations, good laboratory practice (GLP *) and health and safety rules.
Specialized in biofermentation, he / she shares his/her daily life between laboratory experimentation and transcription of results.
Reporting to the R&D Manager, he/she is working closely with R&D team, but also with industrialization, manufacturing and clinical research teams. He/ she often has to work independently depending on the projects in progress.bus leo.

Key responsibilities

Organization and management of research projects in connection with his / her manager
  • Participation in definition and proposal of a budget and schedule for the research subject for which he / she is responsible
  • Participation in development of specifications with the help of multidisciplinary group, respecting the planning and budget it has proposed
  • Design of research hypotheses and scientific models
  • Definition of protocols, material means and methods of scientific experiments
  • Realization and coordination of research work with the support of R&D technicians /trainees
  • Analysis and interpretation of the results of scientific experiments
  • Control of the consistency of the results of scientific experiments in relation to the hypotheses
  • Presentation of the results of scientific studies internally and externally
  • Identification of new avenues scientific and technical during the experiments
  • Supervision from the technical angle of subcontracted activities
  • Participation in the establishment of regulatory files
Scientific and technical monitoring in biofermentation
  • Technological and bibliographic monitoring in their area
  • Search for various solutions


Participation in the scientific communication of the company
  • Drafting of reports and publications of scientific studies
  •  Participation in congresses international meetings in order to update its knowledge
  •  Referent on its field of expertise
Contribution to the good functioning of the laboratory, to the maintenance of equipment and the scheduling of experiments
Participation in the creation of industrial property through the design and transmission of innovative methods and results

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