• £30,000 - £32,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK CB21 6AD Cambridge Cambridgeshire UK CB21 6AD
Job Ref: J2161266
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 22 July 2021

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.

Duties may include:

  • Perform DNA, RNA extraction and store biobank clinical samples.
  • Undertake sample stability, performance analysis and validation of assays
  • Design and test new diagnostic assays (PCR based, epigenetic and targeted sequencing methods using NGS technologies)
  • Work towards the goals of collaborative projects with external partners as well.
  • 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.
  • Liaise with the clinical trial teams to receive and biobank clinical samples.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong experience in basic molecular biology techniques, such as PCR, DNA extraction, DNA quantification assays
  • Experience within a clinical lab environment
  • Knowledge and experience with NGS technologies
  • Experience with immunostaining
  • Be an organised individual with good time management
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to multitask

What should you do next?

If you are looking for a chance to further develop your skills then please contact Paige Keenan on 02039379660 or email on

See more at:

21/08/2021 08:58:49
GBP 30000.00 32000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Paige Keenan

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