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Molecular Biologist

London   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Molecular Biologist

Location: London

Contract: Permanent

Pay Rate: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

My client, based in London are looking for a Molecular Biologist to support the development of novel cell and gene therapy medicinal products and associated technologies for multiple clients and collaborators.

The successful candidate will play a central role in applying in-depth technical expertise, to develop molecular biology based assays for viral vector product and impurity characterisation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Working in a matrix-team environment contribute expertise and influence the design and planning of laboratory work
  • Undertake laboratory-based development activities across a range of projects, applying expert molecular biology knowledge to develop novel assays and support product characterisation
  • Plan, write and execute scientific protocols, maintain accurate records and manage data in line with company policies
  • Record, analyse and communicate experimental findings in electronic laboratory notebooks, scientific reports, posters and peer-reviewed publications and present results internally and to external collaborators


  • PhD in molecular biology or MSc with industrial experience within an appropriate cell and gene therapy environment.
  • qPCR and/or ddPCR assay development including primer design, DNA/RNA isolation/purification and PCR quantification using data analysis packages
  • Library preparation for sequencing experiments, including next generation sequencing of DNA and RNA transcripts
  • ELISA and SPR assay development and optimization
  • Multicolour flow cytometry including panel selection, assay optimisation and data analysis
  • Experience of assay qualification is desirable
  • Experience of mammalian cell culture is desirable
  • Experience of performing cell based assays is desirable

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to forge a career in cutting edge science, within a renowned business in London.

Please apply online or call Umul Ahmed on 0203 0964529

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

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2160410
  • Posted: 18th May 2021
  • Expires: 15th June 2021


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