Research Scientist in vivo

£25000 per annum
17 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
Emily Davidson
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Research Scientist in vivo to join a leading Microbiology Therapeutic Research organisation based in the Cambridgeshire area. As the Research Scientist in vivo you will contribute towards the development of a new class of medicines with this growing biotech company.


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

1. You will perform licensed procedures and carry out collection and processing of samples and tissues.

2. As the Research Scientist, you will perform dosing of animals and work with the mice as model organisms for novel therapeutic purposes.

3. Carrying out the testing of novel live bacterial therapeutics for C.difficile and IBD.

4. You will contribute to the development of novel disease models in the above areas in addition to others.

5. You will be vital in the development of novel therapeutics for multiple diseases comprising live bacteria.


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

1. Relevant degree in a Life Sciences field (e.g. Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry etc.) in addition to laboratory experience.

2. Proven industry experience of in vivo studies with mice as a model organism. These studies would ideally be focused in disease biology or the testing of novel therapeutics.

3. Holder of a Personal Home Office Licence and proven industry experience in an animal facility with knowledge of the relevant Health and Safety legislation.

Key Words: Biology | in vivo studies | Drug Discovery | Microbial genetics | Home Office Licence | Disease Models | Microbiome | Technician

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.