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Molecular Research Scientist

Surrey   •  £25000 - £35000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

A fast growth biotechnology company is looking for a Molecular Research Scientist to join their team. You will be working on new and unfamiliar science and require a self-starter mentality. You will require a biology-based degree or similar, cell and molecular biology skills and laboratory experience gained within a commerical laboratory.


  • The successful candidate will work with a multidisciplinary laboratory team to design, produce and test biological candidate antibodies for veterinary use
  • The candidate will be required to set up, run and interpret biological assays including binding ELISAs and cell based functional assays.
  • The candidate will be required to prepare stocks of assay solutions and media; will be required to culture and maintain mammalian, bacterial and yeast cultures.
  • The candidate will be required to manage and utilise automation equipment
  • The candidate will be required to record experimental and screening write ups in the company electronic Laboratory Notebook according to SOPs.
  • The candidate may be required to work within the Protein sciences group to produce, purify and characterise antibodies and target proteins.
  • The candidate will be required to work within all company GMO and safety policies, guidelines, and SOPs.
  • Following laboratory procedures
  • Document all activities carefully in an electronic laboratory notebook (ELN)
  • Learning the wider context of your contribution such as clinical evaluation and development of the products


  • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant biological science and preferably 3-5 year's laboratory-based experience gained within the biotechnology or pharmaceutical sector.
  • Molecular biology and microbiological skills such as PCR, cloning, gel electrophoresis and aseptic techniques.
  • Working knowledge of plate-based immunoassays, e.g., ELISA, or homogeneous assays.
  • Experience in mammalian cell culture and assays an advantage
  • Confident in the preparation of general laboratory media and reagents.
  • Ability to work flexibly across projects with excellent organisation and prioritisation skills.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Enjoys working independently and in a team.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

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

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7349
  • Posted: 29th April 2022
  • Expires: 27th May 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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