Senior R&D Surface Bio-Chemist - 50k+

Chemistry, biochemistry, NGS, surface, biotechnology, microfluidics, xps, sem, fluorescence, ivd, microarray
My Client is the inventor of semiconductor-based next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology, developing a revolutionary new platform that enables NGS-based diagnostic capability in an easy to use, cartridge-based system that will allow direct from clinical specimen to clinically relevant, actionable results in a matter of hours. We are currently looking to hire scientific talent in the rapidly expanding program.

The Role:

  • Development of new and novel functionalised surfaces for use in NGS platform.
  • Help development new surfaces and methods to attach complex biomolecules.
  • Part of the NGS Sequencing Team.
  • Design and execution of laboratory experiments and in-depth analysis of resulting data.
  • Management of the work of 1-2 Research Assistants.
  • Literature (including patent) work to support development of the technology.
  • Participation in the integration of the technology into the automated platform.
  • Interfacing with external partners to develop key platform components.

The Candidate:

  • PhD at least MSc in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field.
  • Experience developing surface attachment chemistries related to the immobilization of biomolecules ideally as a part of an NGS workflow, IVD device, or microarray technology.
  • Experience developing methods for surface characterization and using techniques such as XPS, dynamic light scattering, SEM, and fluorescence microscopy.
  • Experience with nucleic acid amplification, including solid-phase amplification methods.

The Benefits:

  • Rapidly expanding Biotech working on cutting edge technology diagnostic platform.
  • Complex and Exciting Projects.
  • Great Progression Opportunity.
  • Highly Competitive Salary - £40-50K plus an excellent Benefits Package.
  • Company is based in London.

Always welcome to contact me directly on 02034650033, or drop me an email


Job type:
Scientific and R&D
Research And Development
Highly Competitive
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Talk to Egle Lauzikaite, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in London City

4th Floor, 107 Cheapside

Telephone: 02034650033

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