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Senior/Lead Scientist – Next Generation Sequencing – Library Prep

IVD, NGS, genomics, rapid diagnostic platforms, microfluidics, next generation sequencing, molecular biology

My client are a prestigious Biotechnology company who are seeking a highly motivated Senior Scientist to support the development of the next generation of molecular diagnostic technology platforms, centring around rapid genetic finger printing of potential pathogens.


  • Lead and manage a team of scientists and research associates in the development of library preparation technology to be incorporated into an NGS platform.
  • Participation in the integration of the technology into the automated platform
  • Literature (including patent) work to support development of the technology
  • Library preparation and Next Generation Sequencing.
  • Work in multi-disciplinary teams, displaying excellent interpersonal & communication skills, interacting with scientists & external collaborators.
  • Generate conclusion reports, present data in team meetings

  • Experience in development and use of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) workflows, with specific experience in development of NGS sequencing chemistries/methods, especially semi-conductor-based methods
  • PhD/MSc or equivalent in Biological Sciences
  • Relevant experience in Molecular Biology and Next Generation Sequencing methods working in industry or academia.
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix environment.
  • Broad development and/ or experience of molecular analysis technologies.

The Role
  • Fantastic opportunity with a market leading commercial Biotech
  • Cutting edge research
  • Permanent role with excellent progression opportunities
  • Accessible London location
  • Exciting new technology platforms
  • Competitive Salary package, £50 - 60,000 depending on experience

If you think you match the skills listed above and are looking for a new challenge in the Biotechnology Industry as a Senior Scientist, then please apply with your CV or call me on 020 3465 0043 for a completely confidential chat about your situation.


Job Type:
Scientific and R&D
Life Sciences
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Talk to William Ashbrook, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in London City

107 Cheapside, London, EC2V 6DN

Telephone: 020 3465 0043

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