Research Scientist - Molecular Diagnostics

Research Scientist - Molecular Diagnostics
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK CB21 6AD Cambridge Cambridgeshire UK CB21 6AD
Job Ref: J2161166
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 15 July 2021
Research Scientist - Molecular Diagnostics

Research Scientist - Molecular Diagnostics

The Role:

Our client is looking for a research scientist to join the assay development team to assist in developing a diagnostic assay and other NGS technologies. It is a great opportunity for someone with a strong molecular biology background to step up to an exciting role on upcoming projects based in molecular diagnostics.

Main Tasks:

  • Perform DNA, RNA extraction
  • Perform analysis and validation of assays
  • Execute and test new diagnostic assays (PCR based, epigenetic and targeted sequencing methods using NGS technologies)
  • Write SOP and scientific reports.
  • Working in a regulated environment, e.g. Good Clinical Practice or other GxP
  • Understanding of related areas of diagnostic validation and clinical trials.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong experience in basic molecular biology techniques, such as PCR, DNA extraction, DNA quantification assays
  • Strong pipetting skills
  • Knowledge of NGS technologies
  • Experience with immunostaining (advantageous but not required)
  • Be an organised individual with good time management
  • Strong communication skills

If you would like to join a growing company and are looking for a chance to further develop your skills then please contact me at or call on 02039379660

14/08/2021 11:15:33
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Contact Consultant:
Philippa Clark

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