We are looking for (full-time, part-time, intern)

Biomedical engineer

You will contribute to our scientific activities on our application roadmaps stain-free and section-free histology for cancer diagnosis and label-free phenotyping of relevant cell systems in pharmaceutical research. In this framework, you will contribute to our activities in replacing classical stains, e.g., H&E with our label-free Raman-based imaging technology. Primarily you will focus together with our image and AI specialists on identifying spatial cell and tissue phenotypes as a new class of biomarker. You will work on linking these spatial phenotypes to disease state, progression, and therapy response. Your work will be in close collaboration with our partners, e.g., University Hospital Münster or Bayer AG.

Your responsibilities:

  • Conduction of scientific experiments for the development and validation of medical applications with our imaging technology
  • Operation of our custom confocal microscope
  • Experiments on fresh tissue sections and in-vitro cell cultures
  • Interpretation of label-free image data and comparison with staining and analytic results

Your qualifications:

  • Degree in biomedical engineering, biology or related fields
  • Comfortable working with digital microscopes
  • Practical experience in cell cultures, tissue handling or bio analytics
  • Ideally: Knowledge of cancer or cell biology
  • High degree of independence and self-initiative as well as ability to work in a team
  • Ability and willingness to work with cross-functional teams (R&D and product management)

We offer:

As part of Refined, you will have the possibility to shape our ambitious company and to grow with it. By accepting responsibility in various positions, you can find the ideal role for you. We value professional dialog and mentoring – we find solutions to complex problems together, make decisions by consensus, and are open to individual education, e.g., by attending congresses or workshops. Besides our motivation to shape future diagnostics, we share humor and friendship. Regular „Well-Done-Evenings“, company retreats and running jokes are examples of our team spirit.

We also offer:

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work remote if your tasks allow you to
  • Long-term contract
  • Competitive salary, 30 vacation days plus vacation on new year’s and Christmas eve
  • Free drinks and height-adjustable desks
  • Münster – One of the most livable and bike-friendliest cities of the world
  • Individual benefits, e.g. job bike, payment of daycare fees or company pension plan

Please send your CV to or feel free to contact us if you have any questions.