International Chemistry Development Associate

International Chemistry Development Associate
  • £20,000 - £30,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Oxfordshire, England, UK Oxfordshire UK ox3 7fz
Job Ref: J2160668
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 11 June 2021
Biochemistry Associate Scientist

Biochemistry Associate Scientist

My client are an industry leading biotech specialising in Cancer diagnostics and are currently recruiting a graduate scientist.My client are looking for candidates with experience in creating and developing chemistries for genetic and epigenetic analysis. You will be working within a highly skilled, interdisciplinary team at the interface of chemistry, molecular biology, and bioinformatics.

* Develop and commercialise epigenetic analysis chemistries in a fast-paced, product development environment.* Optimize chemistries for epigenetic analysis of DNA and support the creation of improved methods that significantly extend capabilities.* Optimize formulations, methods, and workflows to achieve commercial levels of performance, stability, robustness, and ease-of-use.* Characterize chemicals, reactions, reagents, and methods using a variety of analytical tools to identify and control critical parameters.* Support the execution of next-generation sequencing (NGS) experiments and use NGS data to measure the performance of epigenetic analysis methods and chemistries.

Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or similar discipline.* 1+ years of experience of working in an Academic or Industrial Research environment completing tasks as outlined in the essential duties.* Strong skills in chemical biology, nucleic acid chemistry, and molecular biology techniques.* Strong theoretical and practical chemistry skills, especially as applied to DNA.* Good knowledge of modern analytical methods (e.g., HPLC, Mass Spec, and NMR).* Right to work in the United Kingdom without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with NGS or other genetic analysis methods.* Background in chemistry coupled with experience of genetic analysis technologies.* Experience of working with high throughput genetic analysis tools, especially NGS.* Experience with NGS library preparation methods.* Experience of RUO or IVD product development processes.* Experience of working within a Quality Management System.

If you or anybody in your network is interested then please get in touch on 0121 726 9711 or

11/07/2021 15:34:44
GBP 20000.00 30000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Marcus Jolly

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