Research Scientist/ Senior Research Scientist - Mat Leave

£35000 - £40000 per annum
01 Jul 2021
29 Jul 2021
Rachel Benjamin
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Research Scientist/ Senior Research Scientist to join a rapidly expanding biotherapeutics company based in the Cambridgeshire area. As the Research Scientist/ Senior Research Scientist you will be responsible for undertaking laboratory work to help drive the company's technology platform development and project execution.


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

1. You will implement high quality laboratory-based activities, as directed by the Research Director; such as the testing of gene therapy candidates using cell-based assays, western blotting and qPCR.

2. As the Research Scientist you will work in a highly collaborative environment to generate robust data sets that are disseminated to team members.

3. You will also be responsible for facilitating the smooth running and management of the laboratory through preparing reagents and materials, managing lab supplies and orders and ensuring that H&S documents and SOPs are in place.


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

1. PhD in a Life Sciences related discipline plus significant hands on laboratory experience.

2. A working knowledge and practical experience with cell biology, molecular biology and biochemical techniques including but not limited to: cell culture, transfection, western blotting, qPCR, fluorescent and luminescent cell-based assays.

Key Words: Biotherapeutics / Molecular / Biology / Cell Biology / Genomics / DNA / RNA / Biotech / Life Sciences / Biochemical / Cell Culture / Transfection / Western Blotting / qPCR / Cell-based Assays.

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.