Open positions at Nanolive

Why working for Nanolive?

Nanolive has developed a disruptive technology that, for the first time ever, allows users to explore a living cell in 3D without damaging it.

Nanolive’s product grants access to a completely new experience of the dynamic, living cell. Our symbiosis of modern hardware and powerful software is a major milestone in the history of microscopy, which may change all the rules in the fields of education, biology, pharmaceutics, and cosmetics.

At this early stage, we are looking for candidates who are eager to take responsibility and be involved in important company decisions. We are thus offering a long-term employment with an attractive startup package. 




Nanolive has developed a disruptive technology that, for the first time ever, allows users to explore a living cell in 3D without damaging it.

What we are looking for

Nanolive is looking for a highly motivated and outstanding biologist to help us promoting our brand new educational program and to build and integrate a teaching platform, to be used by our clients (teachers & students).

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Direct Sales activities:
    • Program promotion in the field (schools) and at exhibitions
    • Organization and execution of workshops in Swiss schools and in house
  • Indirect sales activities:
    • Program presentation to worldwide distributors for their local market
    • Support our worldwide distributors with regular marketing material updates
  • Partnering and cooperation with pilot projects schools
  • Independent redaction of scholar experiment protocols
  • Video production for tutorial material
  • Feedback collection and implementation
  • Setup and development of an online teaching platform
  • Perform and document biology hands-on experiments accessible for teachers in schools
  • Organize these experiments based on the teaching curricula
  • Analysis of teaching programs, syllabus and extra-curricular activities
  • Conception and validation of interactive and interesting experiments 
  • Conception of student exercises


Required skills:

  • Enthusiasm and motivation to work in a start-up
  • Master in life sciences
  • People and teaching oriented
  • Orthogonal and creative thinking: Connecting Science & Teaching goals
  • Experience in independent project management and marketing are a plus
  • Fast, efficient & goal-oriented problem-solving mind-set
  • Fluent in English & French (C1 or mother tongue), German is a plus
  • Additional assets: knowledge of common Anglo-Saxon or Swiss teaching curricula

The position should start ASAP.

What we can offer:

Nanolive is an EPFL startup that has created a revolutionary microscope capable of visualizing live cells in 3D, in real-time, and without harming them, by measuring their refractive index. Nanolive is the first company worldwide enabling research based on this sort of data and more than 100 top-notch research institutes all over the world are already using the 3D Cell Explorer.

Nanolive’s mission is to give access to cell learning to everyone through a high tech state-of-the-art product. You will get the opportunity to work in a start-up environment with highly motivated, competent and experienced individuals, and to make a real difference by having your work get in contact with actual educational customers. You will be working with a cutting-edge technology and face the exclusive challenge of making it accessible to the big public by implementing creative solutions.


Please send your full application including your CV, a motivation letter and a 2 minutes video presenting yourself and your motivation to work with us on this project to