Molecular Biologist

Job Title: Molecular Biologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yorkshire, England
Salary: Well paid
Start Date: 2019-03-04
Reference: BH-103450
Contact Name: Charles Leach
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 04, 2019 17:21

Job Description

Molecular Biologist – York – Permanent

My client, a leading Biotechnology company in the York region is currently seeking the expertise of a Molecular Biologist to drive innovation of their proprietary platform with respect to therapeutic Bio-Pharmaeutical development. This role is available due to new contracts being landed and as such, the company is experiencing a phase of rapid expansion, with prospective plans to greatly disrupt the peptide drug market!

Molecular Biologist Key Responsibilities:

  • Exercise Molecular Biology techniques, specifically cloning and bacterial expression cultures.
  • Employ mammalian cell culture, including hazard group 2 cell lines
  • Experience in one, preferably several, immunoassay techniques (ELISA, WB, ICC/IHC, FC and IF).
  • Design and generate random and/or rationally designed DNA display libraries for both naïve and affinity maturation phage display.
  • Execute manual or automated phage display panning against protein targets
  • Characterize phage derived candidates hits via SPR/BLI (Biacore or Octet), ELISA and cell-based assays.
  • Present work in periodic internal group meetings.
  • Maintaining a current and accurate laboratory record (lab notebook) of all activities
Molecular Biologist Key Requirements:
  • BSc/MSc in a relevant Biological subject eg BioMedical Science, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology etc
  • A high level of lab-based competency in molecular biology, manipulating DNA and creating
  • expression constructs.
  • Experience working in a busy laboratory, previous industry experience working with phage, immunoasays and cell culture is preferred
  • An individual who is proactive who can work both collaboratively and independently when required.
  • Excellent communication, organisational and analytical skills.
This opportunity as a Molecular Biologist is available immediately. If successful, you can expect to join an award winning, forward thinking organisation who truly value their employees.
Please call Charles on 01619427163 for more information on rates and applying.