Working at GlycoEra

GlycoEra AG is a start-up biotech company specialized in the development of glycoengineered biologics, and located in the Schlieren biotech hub near Zurich, Switzerland. 

We are a team of experts from Switzerland, Europe and around the globe that combine innovation and strategy to develop novel glycoengineered biologics for a wide range of disease indications. We believe that diversity, skills and experience combined with efficient decision-making is key to our success and we are always looking for dedicated individuals to join our team. Our working language is English. We offer hands-on experience and flexibility of a small biotech firm combined with a competitive remuneration package and benefits. If you are looking for working in an innovative company with an international and dynamic team, please reach out to us directly at

Living in Zurich

The slogan of the city of Zurich is “World Class. Swiss Made.” and it is frequently ranked in the top 10 places to live in the world. With over 400,000 inhabitants, Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and has everything to offer that a global metropolis can, including a high standard of living that you would expect from Switzerland. The city has many renowned museums and theaters, an extensive biking path network, top-ranked universities, as well as a river and a lake in the heart of the city with drinking water quality to swim in. Public schools consistently reach the same high-quality level as private schools, which makes education available for all age groups. With its excellent public transportation system, you can reach the closest mountain peaks in just over an hour for summer hiking or winter skiing. Located in the heart of Europe, some of the most exciting European destinations are just a few hours away. Over 30% of the city’s population are foreigners, ensuring that you can meet people from almost anywhere in this multi-cultural town and get around easily by speaking English.


We are currently looking for 

We are currently looking for a research scientist molecular biology with strong background in molecular biology, cell line engineering and gene editing technologies to strengthen our team.

You have a proven track record in genetic cell line engineering, molecular biology and biochemistry. You are experienced with gene editing and gene modulation technologies and hold an advanced education (Ph.D. or M.Sc.) in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, or equivalent. You are passionate about genetic engineering and its application to advance glycoengineered therapeutics to address unmet medical needs. If you are a flexible, self-reliant and dutiful person willing to bring projects to success, we are eager to hearing from you!

Job profile: Research Scientist Molecular Biology

GlycoEra AG is a start-up biotech company specialized in the development of glycoengineered biologics and based in the biotech hub Schlieren, Switzerland. With our innovative CustomGlycan Platform we aim to unlock the power of glycan-mediated biology to develop novel biologics for a broad range of indications. To support our Management Team, we are currently looking for a 

Finance Director, 80-100%

with strong background in controlling and financing. You hold a university degree in business education (CPA, CFA, MBA) and have a minimum of five years of financial experience in small-medium companies, preferably in biotech, pharma and/or MedTech. If you consider yourself a self-starter, fast learner and have a pragmatic and flexible attitude, we are eager to hearing from you!

Job profile: Finance Director