Senior Scientist - Scientific Support

23 Jan 2017
20 Feb 2017
Georgia Walden
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Scientist with a focus in Genomics has become available to join a leading Life Sciences company based in the Hertfordshire area. As the Senior Scientist in Genomic support, you will be responsible for helping support the research, development and application of the companies portfolio of PCR based products as well as supporting both internal and external customers on novel, existing products.


Your duties as the experienced Senior Scientist in the companies scientific support department will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Develop applications for existing PCR-based genotyping technologies and product extensions.

2. Key account and application support whereby you will help with and troubleshoot customer issues as well as introducing and assisting with new applications for existing chemistries.

3. Scientific support and training for the Sales and Application Specialists.

4. General troubleshooting guidance and supporting tests as well as performing feasibility and proof of concept studies.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Scientist within Genomic scientific support we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a life sciences discipline (e.g. Molecular/Cellular Biology; Biochemistry; Biology etc.) as well as experience working in a Life Sciences/Diagnostic industry.

2. Proven industry experience performing and analysing sequencing/NGS where data generated is used to guide further study. This includes DNA extraction and various PCR techniques.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with troubleshooting PCR-based chemistry/product issues. Supporting customer enquiries experience is desirable.

Key Words: PCR | qPCR | RT-PCR | DNA Extraction | Genotyping | Sequencing | NGS Troubleshooting | Diagnostics | Product Applications

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.