Research Scientist - Pre clinical

£30000 to £40000 per annum
12 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
Emily Davidson
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Research Scientist to join a leading Life Science Research Organisation based in the Cambridgeshire area. As the Research Scientist you will be responsible for disease specific assay development for the screening of novel anaerobic bacteria in vitro.


Your duties as the Research Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will develop and execute microbiological assays to characterisation isolates of novel bacterium as well as develop and implement molecular assays.

2. To assess the efficiency of bacterial strains in vitro, you will develop high throughput screening assays.

3. As the Research Scientist you will be the expert in bacterial physiology and provide expertise to support other departments.

4. Assessing novel bacterial isolate by characterisation methods to understand their suitability as a live bacterial therapeutic will be a crucial aspect of your role.


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

1. Relevant PhD in Microbiology or a related discipline and proven experience developing high throughput screening assays is essential to your application.

2. Proven industry experience working with anaerobic bacteria and bacteria-host interaction assessment is essential to your application.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with analytical method development and validation in a drug development environment would be highly desirable to your application.

Key Words: Microbiology | Research | Method Development | Bacteria | Validation | In Vitro | Molecular Assays | Therapeutic | Biology | Scientist | Assay Development | Analytical |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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