Molecular Biologist

Job Title: Molecular Biologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, England
Salary: Well paid
Start Date: 2019-01-10
Reference: BH-97013
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2019 14:13

Job Description

Molecular Biologist – Permanent – Cambridge

With the New Year comes new, exciting opportunities. My client, a young Biotechnology company based in Cambridge is currently seeking the expertise of a Molecular Biologist to aid in their ground breaking target validation and drug discovery operations.

Molecular Biologist Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, execute and analyse molecular biology experiments using mammalian in vitro models eg Western Blots, Fluorescence measurement, Cloning and PCR.
  • Interpret data to configure screening assays, validating hits from high-throughput protein screens to uncover and target disease biomarkers.
  • Collaborate with and communicate to other scientists across disciplines, both internal as well as external (academic collaborators, industry partners and clients).
  • Keep track of and meet project deadlines and clear documentation of experimental work.
Molecular Biologist Key Requirements:
  • BSc with 3 years’ experience minimum in a commercial laboratory setting or PhD.
  • Team oriented, effective communicator, bright and highly motivated.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to think laterally.
  • Able to work independently, in an organised fashion and according to standard operating principles and health and safety guidelines.
  • Hands-on experience in common molecular biology and cell culture techniques, with a solid understanding of underlying theory.
  • Experience in lentiviral work, reporter assays, drug discovery and target discovery are a plus.
This opportunity as a Molecular Biologist is available on a permanent basis and offers the right individual an unparalleled platform for career progression with an incredibly exciting company.
For more details on rates and applying, please call Max on 01619427163.