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Research Scientist - Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire   •  £23000 - £27000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

Lana Premadasa is recruiting for a Research Scientist to join a company in the Life Sciences industry at their site based in Cambridgeshire on a permanent basis with a salary of £23,000 - £27,000 per annum.
This company is a leading manufacturer of medical test kits for the diagnosis of human genetic diseases and cancer. They are looking to recruit a motivated and reliable individual to join their research and development team.

The primary focus of the role will be process development and new product development.

Further responsibilities will include:
- Carrying out various laboratory tasks such as PCR, fluorescent labelling of DNA and bacterial manipulations.
- Introducing new technologies and methodologies.
- Processing and completing custom orders when required.
- Liaising with the QC, Sales and Marketing and Production Departments as necessary and providing help to these departments if required to do so

Further responsibilities will include:
- Finding solutions to technical problems in R&D.
- Planning and conducting experiments and analyse results.
- Writing experimental methods and results in laboratory note-books using the Quality guidelines, in a logical and concise way which can be used as reference material for future use.

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
- A degree (or equivalent) in Molecular Biology or a related field.
- Previous laboratory experience with Fluorescence In-Situ Hybridisation, PCR and bacterial manipulations would be beneficial.
- Experience with new product development.
- Experience working in a clinical environment would be desirable.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a company that has quickly become one of the leading providers of genetics research solutions to customers worldwide.

Benefits include:
- Healthcare
- Company Pension
- Half yearly bonuses (dependant on company performance)

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST39702 in all correspondence.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)
  • Posted: 28th July 2017
  • Expires: 25th August 2017
  • Reference: ST39702


  • Recruiter: Lana Premadasa
  • Phone: 01438 723500
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