mRNA Scientist

mRNA Scientist
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK Cambridge Cambridgeshire UK CB24 5QE
Job Ref: J2161813
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 06 September 2021
mRNA Scientist

mRNA Scientist

Cambridge Permanent£ Competitive depending on skills, experience and background

An entrepreneurial gene synthesis organisation are seeking a Research Technician to support with their ambitious growth plans, within the R&D team. Your role will be pivotal in supporting the scaling of a proprietary DNA manufacturing process, and development of non-viral nanoparticles and AAV vectors for DNA delivery.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the development and optimisation of mRNA production, purification and characterisation.

Core role requirements:

  • Work independently to develop and optimise IVT mRNA production from proprietary DNA templates for in-house projects
  • Purify and extensively characterise mRNA products; implement strategies to increase throughput/efficiency
  • Confidently plan, execute, and deliver projects to a high standard and in accordance with project plans
  • Analyse and interpret experimental data; identify and solve experimental problems
  • Keep up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments

Person specification:

  • PhD or demonstrable equivalent experience in biochemistry, biological sciences, or a related discipline
  • Significant experience in vitro-transcribed mRNA, RNA capping and purification methods
  • Extensive knowledge and practical experience in molecular biology and construct design
  • Practical experience of techniques including DNA cloning, DNA, RNA and protein extraction, electrophoresis, qPCR, Western blotting, flow cytometry
  • Experience with affinity, SEC, IEX, HIC and various chromatography techniques
  • Ability to test and troubleshoot new assays and techniques
  • Excellent team working and communication skills

If this role profile sounds like what you want to do next, and your CV proves you have the necessary skills and experience to do it, then please apply now through the link or contact Umul Ahmed for more information:

06/10/2021 10:19:58
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Umul Ahmed

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