Nuritas

Predicting the future of global health starts with us

Our mission is clear, we want to use our unique capabilities to tackle the health challenges facing the world of today as well as the world of tomorrow and, ultimately, improve the lives of billions of people around the globe.

At Nuritas, our leads are proven experts within their fields who manage growing teams dedicated to unlocking the hidden potential of everyday food. Our dedicated leads work together with their teams to ensure that Nuritas continues to drive innovation and discovery within within the word of health and nutrition.

Feb 15, 2019
Scientist – Protein Chemistry / Hydrolysate   Overview of the role   Do you want to be part of a group of deep thinking, challenge loving and problem-solving scientists? Do you want to put an end to the increasing illnesses of today's life? Then join us in making the future better with life changing ingredients.   Applications are invited from candidates with experience in protein chemistry and food grade hydrolysate manufacturing.   The successful candidate will be working with a team producing, purifying and characterising bio-active peptides produced from food waste streams     Responsibilities           Maintaining lab, equipment and facilities         Completion of Quality Control and Production Records         Calibration of equipment         Maintaining stocks of general consumables         Ordering and sourcing food material for production         Maintaining contact with suppliers in regards to availability of products         Maintaining batch records         Raw material analysis         Enzymatic hydrolysis of vegetable materials         Protein purification/characterisation techniques         Enzyme activity analysis         Assay validation         Stability studies         Protocol development         SOP writing   Qualifications & Experience •                Bachelor Degree/Masters in Biochemistry, Chemistry with strong academic achievement. •                At least 1 year’s laboratory experience •                Must have experience and a detailed understanding of Enzymes and conditions to modulate •                Good trouble shooter and problem solver •                Experience reading scientific literature – finding new methods and technologies •                Advanced skills in MS suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) essential •                Ability to work on projects and as part of a team •                Excellent communication skills both written and verbal To discuss this in greater detail please forward on an updated CV along with a cover letter outlining your relevant skills within protein chemistry and Hydrolysate
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Feb 15, 2019
This is a great opportunity to join our growing team that is driving innovation and discovery. The role of Laboratory Operations Specialist at Nuritas is highly important to the proper running of the laboratory. The Operations Specialist will provide a support role in the laboratory at Nuritas. The suitable candidate will be highly organised and a team-player who has excellent attention to detail. The main responsibilities of the role will involve all aspects of goods reception/goods delivery including stock management and control.   In addition to this, other responsibilities will cover areas such as:   Checking/unboxing items upon reception (including checking against delivery docket, item number, correct shipping conditions, expiry date, batch/lot number). Registering items on LIMS and applying internal i.d. to newly acquired items. Store items under correct storage conditions (room temperature, fridge/freezer conditions). Coordinate with Finance department regarding item reception and invoice/delivery documentation. Use of LIMS. Restocking lab consumables/reagents/kits as requested by scientists. Maintaining stock levels within laboratory (ensuring that consumables are kept at adequate levels). Preparing materials for shipment, including the preparation of all documentation and following of required procedures. Adhere to stocktaking procedures. Deal with all communications with clients and suppliers in a professional manner. Observe waste disposal procedures at all times.  Monitoring stock levels. Accurate and timely completion of relevant documentation. Playing an active role in adhering to and improving the safety of material use and laboratory protocols.  Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of technical developments, particularly with regards to time-saving, more efficient practices.   Qualifications and experience required: Degree in Business or relevant experience in a stock control / supply chain position. Good communication skills with demonstrated ability to work as part of a larger team. Time management skills with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines. Highly organised and excellent attention to detail.   Please apply with a brief cover note and your CV: Industry experience would be a plus but is not essential. Ambitious and a proactive approach to problem - solving. A team player with a positive attitude who enjoys working in a collaborative environment.
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Feb 15, 2019
This is an exciting new opportunity to join our growing team that is driving innovation and discovery. The Quality Control team play a vital role at Nuritas, the implementation of quality processes is essential to what we do. It ensures the delivery of a product that respects specification, reproducibility, accuracy and excellence. The suitable candidate will be a self-motivated and driven individual who has excellent attention to detail.  In this role you will be involved in developing quality techniques to track, analyse and report on materials, processes and products to ensure they meet the highest quality standards defined by Nuritas.  You will also be involved in gathering and checking all documentation to ensure each step in the process is done correctly and in accordance to the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in place. When something is not done correctly, you will transmit your observations to the Quality Manager and work together on possibly solution(s) to prevent non-conformance.  The role: Main duties and responsibilities Specific duties include, but are not be limited to: Develop quality control techniques to assess quality of our products Implement quality control checks on product life-cycle Conduct quality control inspection and internal audits Write audit reports, non-conformance and corrective action reports Write of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Qualifications and experience MSc in Biotechnology/Pharmacology/Biological Sciences or related disciplines Knowledge of mammalian cell culture, molecular biology and ELISA experiment Minimum of 1-2 years of quality control experience in industry Excellent SOP writing skill is required Proficient in excel Desirable skills and Competencies: Rigorous with excellent attention to detail Demonstrated organisational skills, tracking data and documents Ability to successfully handle multiple tasks Great communication skills Proactive approach to problem-solving ISO17025 experience is a plus.
Nuritas Ireland Full time
Feb 15, 2019
Due to the tremendous developments that have been made within the Nuritas business scientifically over the last few years we are developing our scientific leadership group with a number of key hires for 2019.   We are seeking a highly-motivated Head of Biology/Pharmacology who will report directly into our founder Dr. Nora Khaldi. You should have a background in Biology, drug discovery, peptide/protein science and translational research to lead our preclinical pharmacology supporting programs in research and in clinical development stages.    You will be a key member of the Scientific Senior Management Team where your efforts will be impactful and decisions are made at a local level for global impact.    What you will do:   You will develop, oversee and direct the overall Laboratory strategy for all Research and Development programs at Nuritas throughout the development lifecycle. This includes the examination of data, the creation of reports, the management of staff and liaising with internal and external stakeholders.  Establish rapid proof points in new approaches to maximise return in effort. Protect confidential information and patented processes. An understanding of intellectual property and how it shapes research programs.  Supervise and mentor a group of creative and motivated scientists. Provide guidance as required by applicable regulations. Set standards for laboratory testing and acceptable levels of analytic performance and ensure these are maintained. Work with the team on the design and excitation of new assays, and oversee validation of new tests and transition to clinical testing. This also includes troubleshooting experiments, coordinating and leading research project. Identify and support relevant external collaborations and relationships including academic and vendors.  Participate in business strategic development activities including visiting and hosting clients. Provides support to multidisciplinary research project teams in areas such as genomics, DNA sequence analysis, biology and pathology.   What you will need:   You will have a PhD in Biology or a similar discipline whilst also having solid industry experience (8+ years), ideally from a various range of companies, in order to bring new ways of thinking and best practice to Nuritas. Experience leading a biology or drug discovery group in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company is essential.  Must have experience in strategic planning, project leadership, laboratory and budget management. You will have expertise in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, and pharmacology, as well a broad understanding of physiological principles of health and disease, you will be a problem solver that can understand the science but also the commercials. You will shirk tradition and ask how we can do things differently, whilst having a refreshing and positive outlook with the ability to roll up your sleeves and take ownership on a daily basis. Start-up experience is preferred   Competencies   Lead department for optimal performance and set course for future Accountable for performance and results of department A team player with strong influencing skills. Commercially aware and a proven business acumen. Demonstrated capability in project management & building relationships. Possess excellent communication skills  Continuously drive to improve processes
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Feb 15, 2019
Due to tremendous developments and commercial growth within the Nuritas organisation, we are currently seeking to hire a high profile Global Head of Manufacturing to oversee the manufacturing function including, Tech Transfer and commercial related activities associated with this division.  As the lead for this department you will be our in-house expert and our external liaison expert on hydrolysate manufacturing. You will be joining an exceptionally focused and innovative team of specialists who are driving change within the world of health science and are passionate about changing people's lives, so we are looking for someone who can play a leading role in making this a genuine reality.  Experience required  Extensive knowledge taking products from research and development through to the upscaling process. Broad knowledge of industrialisation principles and technical risks during process scale-up/technical transfer.  Experienced in hydrolysate manufacturing troubleshooting, implementing control strategies, continuous improvement of product performance and ongoing product life-cycle management.  Thorough understanding and knowledge of Material Science and testing principles relating to these products with hands on experience in characterisation of these products.  Detailed understanding of the CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls) expectation in Hydrolysate manufacturing environment. Experienced in the regulations, requirements and guidelines Driving and owning the full cycle production run including full internal scale up process Extensive experience working with CRO’s to deliver a high-quality product and best in class technical transfers in turn maximising the objectives of each collaboration.  Design, develop and implement a culture of continuous improvement and best practice methodologies  Develop and drive all relevant relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally.  What you will bring to the team  Relevant Degree within Science or Manufacturing   Previous experience working in a hydrolysate manufacturing environment   Experience in the pharmaceutical, consumer goods or biotech industries.  Extensive people management and technical experience within a manufacturing environment  Strong organisational and communication skills are essential for this role.  Ability to problem solve and use good judgement to make sound business decisions  Demonstrated experience in driving performance and develop teams to achieve results 
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Feb 15, 2019
Are you a deep thinking – problem solving – challenge loving analytical chemist with a good sense of humour? Can you see the potential where nobody else can? Are you fed up with the constant increase of illnesses and the sky-rocketing numbers of people who suffer? Do you want to do something about it?   Then join us and let’s shake up the  status quo  together!   We are ground breaking, passionate, science driven, diverse group of individuals. We thrive in a positive and scientific atmosphere and we are absolutely  crazy about peptides.     The Role: main duties and responsibilities Responsible for sample preparation for proteomics. Develop and validate HPLC methods.  Keep abreast with the new technology and implement it. Work on multiple projects and deliver on time. Assist tech core to ensure smooth progression of all projects.  Assist Microbiology team on part-time basis. Closely work with bioinformatics, manufacturing, microbiology and R&D teams. Administrative responsibilities including overseeing the management of equipment and suppliers. Always adhering to regulatory and compliance policies, procedures, directives and mandates. Training and mentoring the members of the team.   Your skills and experiences 1 year experience in industry preferred. M.Sc. in analytical chemistry required. Experience with LCMS, HPLC and sample preparation techniques. Experience in industry. Method development and validation. Microbiology experience preferred or willingness to learn and work with Class II microbes.   Core competencies A team player with a positive attitude who enjoys working in a collaborative environment. Mentoring and leadership qualities. Ability to communicate effectively with experimental biologists, computer scientists and non-scientists. Ambitious, natural problem solver.
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Feb 15, 2019
At Nuritas, our ultimate goal is to improve the lives of billions of people around the globe and we want you to be an integral part of our growing team. We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic PA to provide high level administration support to our Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) This role will see you carry out the following duties: Extensive diary management for CSO Organising travel and visa applications for CSO Setting up meetings, conference calls and offsite meetings etc. Putting final touches on presentation slides Responding to conference and event invitations Liaising with clients professionally Processing expense claims When required, posting on various Social Media platforms Assisting with other ad-hoc administrative duties as required The successful candidate will possess: Solid experience within a fast-paced environment At least 1 year Administrative Experience Experienced with Social Media Experienced in using Power Point Outstanding written and oral communication skills Excellent interpersonal skills Can do attitude Very strong time management and organisational skills Highly creative problem-solving skills The abilityto adapt quickly when plans change The capacity to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines Trustworthy with the ability to maintain confidentiality on all matters
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Feb 15, 2019
Overview of role: We are recruiting for  Computational Biologist/Bioinformatician  with advanced experience in programming and in-depth understanding of biological data, big data analysis (including machine learning), or other similar fields.   Responsibilities to include : Develop and maintain pipelines integrating every part of the Nuritas technology Develop bioinformatics software tools, Interpreting and integrating large scale biological data Build rigorous statistical models for ingredient discovery and validation workflow Optimise and automate data extraction and integration Propose an implement quality control and data quality monitoring procedures Update job knowledge and remain current with advances in biology, computer science and bioinformatics   Qualifications & Experience M.S. required (PhD preferred) in computer science or bioinformatics. Experience with biological data including any omics (extra degree in a biological field is appreciated).  5+ years’ experience in biological software and algorithm development or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Candidates who were part of inventing/coding recognised publicly available bioinformatics or chemistry software are highly desired. Experience in industry or both industry and academia is appreciated. Experienced with high performance computing.   Required Technical Skills Strong programming and algorithmic skills (OOP and scripting), proficient in Python Django framework Proficient with standard bioinformatics tools (protein databases, alignments…) Experience with Linux and Windows environments  Skills in system administration and security (Linux and Windows) General web development skills: HTML / CSS / JavaScript / JQuery / Bootstrap Relational Databases (SQL and other)   Appreciated Technical Skills Machine Learning techniques Statistics and R programming   Competencies Ability to work on big projects as part of a team Demonstrated effective time management, planning and organisational skills with the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks, projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment. Ability to manage multiple projects and overlapping deadlines A structured thinker with a natural ability to problem-solve Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills Excellent technical communication skills Ability to collaborate with experimental biologists, computer scientists and non-scientists
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Feb 15, 2019
This is a great opportunity join an exciting interdisciplinary team working on cutting edge therapeutic development from initial concept to full delivery. In this role, you will develop software to extract knowledge from both unstructured and structured sources such as research papers and others to create machine readable information to infer valuable novel information. This is an exciting role that sits at the very beginning of our core predictive technology. It not only shapes the predictive models for our therapeutic peptides, but also contributes to the work in our laboratory, in-vitro and in-vivo experiments. You will work on the most advanced machine learning techniques to contribute significantly to our next generation peptides and to our speed in getting them to market. Your work will help us expand into new therapeutic areas and enhance the accuracy of our predictions. Role and responsibilities As a Knowledge Extraction Expert, you will be working alongside our Data Curation and Computational Biologist teams to expand and maintain our knowledge base. Our technology and future developments are focused around using AI to revolutionise how we target, predict and unlock new drugs and preventative molecules for various diseases. In addition to this, the other responsibilities will cover areas such as: Responsible for applying the core technologies of machine learning, deep learning, and intelligent decision-making in R&D or related projects; You will maintain expert knowledge in state of the Machine Learning approaches You will lead AI projects through each phase, including scoping of the initial solution, to development of an MVP.   Qualifications & Experience MS from a top-tier institution or globally recognized program in Computer Science or PhD in computer science/Maths/statistics or related fields Knowledge and good hands-on experience of common machine learning frameworks. Beside knowledge extraction, you have experience in one or more of the following AI areas: Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Natural Language Processing Image Processing and image recognition Experience with technologies for information indexing and retrieval 3+ years of professional hands-on experience as an AI engineer/ Machine Learning specialist and architect Experience working with large volumes of structured and unstructured data   Technical skills : 5 plus years of experience in software development is required A strong knowledge of functional, OOP, and logical programming paradigms Fluency in scripting languages, Python is a big plus Experience in Git version control systems is preferred Excellent algorithm design skills and data structure knowledge Other skills Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Motivated and pro-active, interested in addressing complex challenges in computer science Dream to work in a rapid pace, growing and dynamic company, startup experience is a plus
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Feb 15, 2019
We have an exciting opportunity to join an interdisciplinary team working on cutting edge therapeutic development, from concept to full delivery. In this role, you will develop tools and pipelines to help the team drive the understanding of the mechanisms underlining the therapeutic peptides discovered here at Nuritas.   This is an exciting role for a  structural bioinformatics expert  that sits at the intersection between the computer science and the experimental and peptide chemistry lab functions of Nuritas.   The output of this job will help focus the teams on the further in-vitro experiments needed in the lab and on the design and focus of the in-vivo tests.     Responsibilities of the role: Integrate pathway analysis tools and machine learning techniques into existing data analysis workflows Structural modelling , structural based predictions, binding affinity to given targets Develop bioinformatics software tools, Interpreting and integrating large scale biological data Build rigorous statistical models for ingredient discovery and validation workflow Optimise and automate data extraction and integration Propose an implement quality control and data quality monitoring procedures Update job knowledge and remain current with advances in biology, computer science and bioinformatics   Qualifications & Experience M.S. required (PhD preferred) in mathematics or computer science. Experience with biological data including any omics (extra degree in a biological field is appreciated). 6+ years’ experience in biological software and algorithm development. Experience in artificial intelligence (including machine learning algorithms) or Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Candidates who were part of inventing/coding recognised publicly available bioinformatics or chemistry software are highly desired Required Technical Skills Algorithmic and Machine Learning techniques (examples include artificial neural networks, boosting, random forests, clustering…) Programming: OOP and scripting in many languages (python is a big plus) Statistics and R programming An understanding of standard bioinformatics tools (protein databases, alignments…) Strong background in molecular and cellular biology Experienced in structural bioinformatics Familiar with molecular dynamics simulations Familiar with protein-protein interaction modelling and ligand-receptor interaction modelling in particular Familiar with structural alignment technique Competencies Ambitious, driven and proactive 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, having accountability Natural ability to problem-solve and resilience Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are required Ability to communicate with experimental biologists, computer scientists and non-scientists Please apply with your CV and cover note
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Feb 15, 2019
A great opportunity to join an exciting interdisciplinary team here at Nuritas, working on cutting edge therapeutic development from initial concept to full delivery. In this role, you will develop software that uses artificial intelligence to predict new bioactive compounds (peptides). You will have access to our libraries of natural compounds and leverage our knowledge base to identify the most promising health beneficial peptides.   This is an exciting role that sits at the core of therapeutic discovery here at Nuritas. You will help to define the peptides that will be developed in the lab, and also define the ones that will lead to fully-fledged therapeutics. Your work will help us expand into new therapeutic areas and enhance the accuracy of our predictions. Your will work on the most advanced machine learning techniques to contribute significantly to our next generation peptides and to our speed in getting them to market.   Role and Responsibilities As a Predictive Model Architect you will be working alongside the Computational Biologist team to integrate the new algorithms and solutions developed. Our technology and future developments are focused around using AI to revolutionise how we target, predict and unlock new drugs and preventative molecules for various diseases. In addition to this, the other responsibilities will cover areas such as: Responsible for applying the core technologies of machine learning, deep learning, and intelligent decision-making in R&D and related projects; You will maintain expert knowledge in state of the art Machine Learning approaches You will lead AI projects through each phase, including scoping of the initial solution, to development of an MVP.   Qualifications & Experience MS from a top-tier institution or globally recognized program in Computer Science or PhD in computer science/Maths/statistics or related fields At least 3 years of professional hands-on experience in this or a similar role Knowledge and good hands-on experience of common machine learning frameworks Experience in modelling complex biological systems Experience in applying computationally intensive techniques to increase the understanding of biological systems Familiar with the formats for the representation of biological data and with the main biological databases Technical skills At least 5 years of experience in software development is required A strong knowledge of functional, OOP, and logical programming paradigms Fluency in scripting languages, Python is a big plus Experience in Git version control systems is preferred Experience working with large amounts of data Excellent algorithm design skills and data structure knowledge Other skills and competencies Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Motivated and pro-active, interested in addressing complex challenges in computer science Dream to work in a rapid pace, growing and dynamic company, startup experience is a plus
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Feb 15, 2019
We are currently looking for an innovative  Marketing & Communications Specialist  to join our dynamic team here in Nuritas. The successful candidate will be part of developing, implementing and managing our marketing and communication strategy. You will play a leadership role in building brand awareness and maximise our exposure in the marketplace.   Key Responsibilities: Communicating complex information to a diverse audience ensuring key messages are understood Act as the link between outside comms partners and the team to ensure best execution and direction Define, create and deliver presentations as required to add maximum value to all interactions where this medium is utilised Using a creative communication approach to strengthen our online presence across multiple platforms both locally and internationally Publishing content to Nuritas website, creating digital newsletters, management of social media accounts and engaging with video production Creating full video content, scripts, management of third parties and gathering the correct teams to video both internal and external to Nuritas Communicating with KOLs and others for content we are sharing. Staying up to date with findings in our area, through internal Nuritas staff or public forums Writing a range of content, from press releases to white papers Assist in the creation of press releases in conjunction with our external PR partner Production of high-quality, clear and engaging content and communication outputs Planning of relevant public speaking engagements Reporting on marketing outputs and compiling associated metrics for the Senior Management Team   Required qualifications & experience An innovator, this is a number one requirement Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Affairs or Administration, or related field and/or equivalent professional experience. Min 3 years’ experience in a similar role An innovative approach on how we can enhance our communications activity Strong decision-making skills, ability to lead and drive projects to successful completion Technical and commercial writing experience required Ability to work to tight deadlines Robust IT skills, proficient at Illustrator or equivalent, experience with video Excellent written and verbal communications skills Expert knowledge in using all social media platforms Motivated team player, willing to learn new ideas while sharing knowledge and experience Background in life science is desirable, a keen all time interest in science is a must
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Feb 15, 2019
Join an exciting interdisciplinary team working on cutting edge therapeutic development from initial concept to full delivery. In this role, you will develop tools and pipelines to help the team drive the understanding of the mechanisms underlining the therapeutic peptides discovered at Nuritas. This is an exciting role that sits at the intersection between the computer science and the in-vitro and in-vivo experimental functions of Nuritas. Help us untangle the complex nature of the human body by understanding the effects of the Nuritas peptides on the different human cell lines to build a better map of a healthy cell. The output of your work will help focus the teams on the best therapeutic peptides to take forward in development and commercialisation. Main Responsibilities of the Role: Integrate pathway analysis tools and machine learning techniques into existing data analysis workflows Develop bioinformatics software tools, Interpreting and integrating large scale biological data Build rigorous statistical models for ingredient discovery and validation workflow Optimise and automate data extraction and integration Propose an implement quality control and data quality monitoring procedures Update job knowledge and remain current with advances in biology, computer science and bioinformatics Qualifications & Experience: M.S. required (PhD preferred) in mathematics or computer science. Experience with biological data including any omics (extra degree in a biological field is appreciated). 6+ years’ experience in biological software and algorithm development. Experience in artificial intelligence (including machine learning algorithms) or Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Candidates who were part of inventing/coding recognised publicly available bioinformatics or chemistry software are highly desired Required Technical Skills: Algorithmic and Machine Learning techniques (examples include artificial neural networks, boosting, random forests, clustering…) Programming: OOP and scripting in many languages (python is a big plus) Statistics and R programming An understanding of standard bioinformatics tools (protein databases, alignments…) Experienced in the analysis of complex biological systems such as molecular networks and signaling pathways Experienced in the analysis of large-scale changes in cellular processes in response to external stimuli and alterations. Experienced with big biological data mining Familiar with standardized representations of biological data (BioPAX, SBGN) Familiar with software tools to visualize and analyze biological network Desired Competencies: Proactive, accountable and driven 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
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time