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Automated Gene Synthesis Senior Scientist/Scientist and Research Associate

Automated Gene Synthesis Senior Scientist/Scientist and Research Associate


In this growing scientific market, we have proudly partnered with a revolutionary and forward-thinking biotech company based in Cambridge looking to strengthen their Biology Team in the field of Gene Synthesis.
A strong candidate will demonstrate hands-on experience in gene synthesis which will help when integrated into the team where you would be working on the desktop gene synthesiser.
About you (essential):

  • Educated to BSc/ MSc/ PhD level in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bioengineering, Biophysics, or other related subject in Biosciences
  • Demonstrable experience in developing bioassays in microfluidic environments
  • Proficient in molecular biology and biophysical methods for nucleic acid manipulation and analysis, including proficiency in PCR, qPCR, hybridisation, amplification, detection, purification, and quantification, ideally in an industrial setting
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, strong attention to detail, good organisation and record keeping
  • Hands-on data analysis
  • Able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels

About you (desirable):

  • Experience in DNA synthesis, gene assembly and error correction method
  • Familiarity with optical systems for DNA detection and quantification
  • Knowledge and experience of next generation sequencing technologies
  • Experience with DNA arrays or other surface biosensors
  • Experience with the Python programming language
  • Experience in developing bioassays in electrophoretic environments
  • Exposure to an industrial environment and an understanding of product development

We don’t believe in the ‘perfect’ candidate, so if you meet some of the criteria and the role sounds interesting, please reach out for a confidential conversation.

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