Senior Research Associate- NGS/ Oncology

Senior Research Associate- NGS/ Oncology, London
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Our client, the inventors of semiconductor-based next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology, is developing a new NGS-based diagnostic platform in an easy-to-use, cartridge-based system designed to generate results in a matter of hours. They are now looking for outstanding Senior Scientist to join their Research and Development team.

Your new role

  • You will be a member of the NGS R&D team, responsible for a subset of the team’s deliverables: developing amplification and sequencing technology on an integrated circuit (chip).
  • You will be interacting with other subsystems (including engineering, bioinformatics, software and integrated-circuit teams)
  • You will perform technology development hands-on in the laboratory, using your molecular
  • biology and biochemistry skills
  • You will complete experiments with minimal supervision, designing experimental strategies,
  • analysing the results and planning future experiments
  • Engaging with other teams to troubleshoot issues
  • Performing literature research to support the project

What you'll need to succeed

  • A Masters / BSc in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry (or a related field) with
  • some relevant industrial experience or a PhD in those fields
  • Experience developing new molecular techniques and a background in standard molecular biology methods
  • Innovation and creativity, with good problem solving and analytical abilities
  • Effective organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • A DNA sequencing background
  • Experience with nucleic-acid amplification (PCR and isothermal methods)
  • In-vitro diagnostics background with some interactions with other disciplines, such as engineering, software development and
  • bioinformatics
  • A record of scientific publications

What you need to do now

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Job Type
Working Pattern
Scientific and R&D
Research and Development
£25,000- £30,000

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Isla Cassells, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in London-City
4th Floor, 107 Cheapside

Telephone: 03330106176

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