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Senior Research Scientist

Cambridgeshire   •  £30000 - £45000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

Senior Research Scientist - Cytogenetics/Molecular Science



£ competitive, depending on skills, background and experience

Role scope:

Working for an established organisation who are known as good operators in their field, this role will support the design and development of a portfolio of cytogenetics products.

Role responsibilities:

* Development and supporting the design of a new product line, in conjunction with maintaining the current range

* Playing an integral role in internal research projects, including experimental design, concept of project and execution of project through resources, suppliers and staffing

* Act as subject matter expert, provide training to other members of staff as part of ongoing projects

* Present result data and findings to the team and wider business, suggest areas for improvement

* Staying abreast of developments in literature to seek out elegant solutions to complex challenges within the cytogenetics field

* Working to stringent protocols including ISO 13485 and GLP, maintaining a culture of quality, compliance and adherence to HTA regulations

* Mentoring and coaching less experienced members of the team

Person specification

* Minimum Masters (or equivalent) in a relevant life science field such as Molecular Biology, Biomedical Science or Biochemistry for example

* Significant background of working with analytical techniques such as FISH, PCR, Phage Display, Fluorescence Microscopy, ideally from within a diagnostics/IVD setting where you have demonstrable responsibility for developing and designing cytogenetics and/or molecular diagnostics

* Some supervisory experience, good leadership qualities and able to manage both your own and the wider team's time effectively for maximum output

* Proactive, curious and solutions-focused approach

* Able to work effectively to deadlines, always mindful of the bigger picture for the team and business, and comfortable with managing multiple stakeholders

* Excellent communication skills

If this outlines your skills and expertise, and the next step you want to take, please apply now with your CV in Word, or contact bec.johnston@srgtalent.com / 01223 607858.

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2162802
  • Posted: 12th January 2022
  • Expires: 19th January 2022


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