Vacancies at FOSS

Researcher - Biotechnology in New Technologies

Published: 2020-12-21
Soft Flow
Ürögi Fasor 2/A
7634  Pécs

Nagyéri György
+36 72 891 888


Join Soft Flow as a Biotechnology researcher in R&D, New Technologies – and be part of creating world class instruments for the agricultural industry and thus support sustainable use of our planets agricultural resources.

FOSS is an international company that develops analytical equipment and solutions for food, agricultural and other industries. In a global world with a growing population, there is an ever-increasing demand for safer food, production that is more efficient and less food waste. As a global market leader with HQ in Denmark, we have the expertise to ensure that.

Soft Flow is a leading biotechnology company acquired by FOSS in 2016. At Soft Flow we have many new exciting projects in the pipeline that require world-class solutions. Therefore, we are expanding our New Technology team, and looking for a talented, devoted

Researcher - Biotechnology

The job

Our New Technology Team at Soft Flow is looking for a new member with a strong background mainly in biotechnology (bioengineering and/or microbiology, molecular biology and related developments).

The successful candidate is a highly motivated individual with strong problem-solving skills and a keen interest in implementing recent scientific results in the applied biotechnology-related research with aim to support the development of innovative analytical methods mainly in the field of food-feed safety. Critical thinking, curiosity, and excellent communication skills are also essential requirements.

Primary tasks

  • Contribute to the planning, development, and implementation of new analytical methods/assays applicable in the field of food and feed safety and related areas.
  • Explore and adapt new technologies into R&D procedures applied at our company.
  • Support strategical pipeline of company with identification of potential new targets or matrices to be measured
  • Execute related biotechnological assay/method development activities

Qualification and Experience

In order to be well prepared for the aforementioned development projects, we are looking for a candidate who:

  • holds an engineering and/or researcher MSc degree
  • has relevant and minimum 3 years’ experience in biotechnology and/or molecular biology or other related fields
  • has hands-on experience in applications of immunological methods (ELISA, flow-cytometry, fluorescent microscopy, microarrays, etc.), and/or in nucleic acid-based methods (PCR, cloning, FISH, etc.)
  • has hands-on experience in conjugation methods and/or applications of micro- and nanoparticles in relevant assays
  • likes to be involved in discovery and understanding of novel technological trends
  • has routine in laboratory administration
  • Good communication skills in English (written and verbal), Hungarian knowledge is a plus

Preferred competences

  • PhD studies in relevant field count as work experience
  • Work experience in private sector

Personal skills

  • Excellent ability to navigate among multidisciplinary skills
  • Innovative and creative, have a curious mind and thrive on challenges
  • Self-driven, but value a strong team and the effort to share knowledge
  • Able to combine an analytical and experimental approach
  • Pragmatic
  • Goal-oriented with regards delivery times and tasks completion

We offer

  • A challenging job, in an international and innovative company, that is small enough for you to get high influence in the job, and big enough for complex professional development
  • Exciting and challenging projects
  • We have a flat and informal company culture and an open-minded and collegial spirit
  • The size of our company allows for independent, dynamic and fast decisions, and you will have the opportunity for constant learning through new projects, technologies and market opportunities
  • FOSS has a solid record of continued business growth and a strong business strategy for an exciting future journey. We anticipate increased software development so there are plenty of opportunities for personal growth
  • Accommodation for 3 months in the event of relocation



Please send your application by using the link below. Note that we only receive applications via the link. 

We conduct interviews on a regular basis, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

For further information regarding the job, please do not hesitate to contact György Nagyéri at

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of color, race, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.


Founded in the USA in 1988 Soft Flow moved to Hungary in 1992. Soft Flow is the leading biotechnology company in the fields of flow cytometry and food/feed safety with 20 years of experience in R&D and cooperation with market leaders in global industry. In 2017, the Hungarian Brands program awarded our company as one of the most innovative brands. Based in Pécs Soft Flow currently employs over 70 highly qualified employees. In the coming years we expand considerably and moves to new facilities in Pécs.

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In 2016, the Danish company FOSS acquired Soft Flow. FOSS creates end-to-end solutions that secure and improve food quality. From raw material to finished product. Our analysis instruments refine measurements into information management that enables businesses to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste and bigger yields. Controlling cost and quality across all sectors and value chains, we help food and agricultural producers limit the number of human errors, scale their business faster and reduce manual labor as well as labor costs. We call it analytics beyond measure.  You can read about FOSS at

FOSS employs more than 1400 people working all over the world. The analysis instruments are marketed and sold through a global network of sales subsidiaries in 28 countries and by more than 75 dedicated distributors spread over Europe, Americas, Africa, Middle East, Asia, and Australia.  

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