Senior Research Assistant – Molecular Biology
CY Partners
Archway, Greater London, England
2d ago

Senior Research Assistant Molecular Biology

Based in London

Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

Do you have experience in molecular biology techniques such as DNA / RNA extraction, PCR, qPCR, ddPCR, capillary / agarose gel electrophoresis or magnetic bead-based techniques?

Would you like to work for a ground-breaking diagnostics company in London?

My client is developing a revolutionary new NGS-based diagnostic platform in an easy-to-use, sample-to-answer, cartridge-based system designed to generate actionable results direct from clinical specimens in a matter of hours.

Due to continued growth, they are looking to hire outstanding scientific talent, including a Senior Research Assistant Molecular Biology, to join the existing multi-disciplinary NGS platform development team, filling key roles in the rapidly expanding program.

This role would suit a recent graduate or an experienced molecular biologist looking to work for a revolutionary company with a solid technology foundation.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Research Assistant Molecular Biology

  • Support NGS technology development, including development of molecular biology and biochemistry modules and transfer to cartridge-based workflow.
  • Design and execute laboratory experiments in a timely manner
  • Provide detailed descriptions of experiments and complete analysis of data, suggesting next steps
  • Identify technical issues as they occur and troubleshoot
  • Effective management of required documentation in accordance with company quality management system and ISO 13485 standards
  • Input into resolving technical problems encountered during experiments
  • The Senior Research Assistant Molecular Biology will need the following skills and experience;
  • A BSc or MSc in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or related discipline, or have equivalent working experience
  • Proficiency with molecular biology, biochemistry and / or microbiology techniques including DNA / RNA extraction, PCR, qPCR, ddPCR, capillary / agarose gel electrophoresis or magnetic bead-based techniques.
  • Ability to design, troubleshoot, perform and analyse experiments to generate high quality experimental output and analysis.
  • Knowledge of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) workflows, primarily on sample prep and NGS library prep.
  • Ability to design, perform, troubleshoot and analyse experiments
  • This is a great opportunity to join a leading Biotechnology company in London, who offer great career development and an innovative working environment.

    Please apply online or contact Neil Walton at CY Partners for more details.

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