Careers | InSphero

InSphero sets the standard for in vitro testing of novel drugs in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry with comprehensive solutions that provide greater confidence in decision making. Our physiologically relevant suite of 3D InSight™ Microtissues and Services increase efficiency in drug discovery and safety testing. Founded in 2009, InSphero patent-pending technologies and methods enable large-scale, reproducible production of scaffold-free 3D microtissues driven solely by cellular self-assembly. Our assay-ready and custom 3D liver, islet, and tumor models provide unrivaled biological insight into liver toxicology, metabolic disease, and oncology. We are proud to count all of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies in our customer base.

InSphero AG is headquartered in Schlieren, Switzerland, a technology and manufacturing hub of Zurich. Our US subsidiary, InSphero Inc., and North American bioproduction facility are based in Brunswick, Maine. We are always looking for energetic and driven personalities – people who assume responsibility, make decisions, and want to grow with our rapidly developing company. If you want to join our team, please send your application by e-mail.

Open Positions

Operations Manager, Switzerland (100%)

Reporting to the Head of Operations, you will be responsible for critical operative tasks including supply chain management. This comprises the organization and execution of all procurement activities, ensuring timely and cost-efficient sourcing of InSphero supplies as well as warehousing. In addition, you will act as line manager for the lab support team, being responsible for the proper maintenance of all lab-infrastructure/equipment, act as contact person for general facility management topics and support QA with product releases. A further area of responsibility is the management and further development of the scullery service provided for internal/external customers. Starting date: December 1, 2018.  Read More

Main reponsibilities

  • Management of procurement activities and interface to suppliers (price negotiations, supply security)
  • Line management responsibility for the lab support and scullery service team (3 people)
  • Management of scullery service, including customer-facing activities
  • Support of QA department with product releases
  • Supervision of InSphero laboratory infrastructure and equipment, including company alarm-monitoring system
  • General facility management


  • Biology-related degree (BSc/MSc) or equivalent
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Proven experience in laboratory management
  • Procurement experience in an industry environment
  • Quality management experience is a plus
  • Life Science Industry experience is a plus
  • Independent, proactive and well-organized personality
  • Languages: English and German
  • Applicants must be either Swiss citizens, EU-nationals or have the legal right to live and work in Switzerland
We are looking forward receiving your application (resume, cover letter, diplomas, job references) by e-mail at [email protected].

Business Development Manager DACH/France (100%)

Reporting to the Chief Business Officer, you will be responsible for developing and driving sales and business development activities within the region (Switzerland, Germany, Austria and France). This includes the execution of the sales strategy by targeting primarily pharmaceutical and biotech customers and ensuring the achievement of revenue and business goals. Starting date: as soon as possible.  Read More

Main responsibilities

  • Proactive territory and strategic account management
  • Responsible for territory growth, revenue targets, acquisition of new accounts and opportunities
  • Working closely and cooperatively with team members in Europe and the United States
  • Support InSphero in implementing market strategies, introduction of new products and technologies
  • Develop key account management and customer-focused business strategies by securely navigating through various organizational levels
  • Form strategic alliances such as early access programs and drive development of new large-scale business opportunities
  • Advanced usage of key accounting tools (e.g. Miller-Heimann & CRM database)
  • Recognize market trends and gain competitive intelligence


  • Biology-related degree (MSc or PhD) with good understanding of cell biology/molecular biology
  • Customer focused personality with 3+ years field sales/key account experience
  • Strong negotiation skills and excellent networker across all levels of customer organization
  • Independent, proactive and well-organized personality
  • Ideal location: Zürich
  • Languages: English and German, French is a plus
  • Applicants must be either Swiss citizens, EU-nationals or have the legal right to live and work in Switzerland
We are looking forward receiving your application (resume, cover letter, diplomas, job references) by e-mail.