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Molecular Microbiologist

CK Group
Newcastle upon Tyne
Closing date
15 Feb 2024

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Molecular Biology
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a highly motivated lab-based Molecular Microbiologist to join a leading biotechnological company in Newcastle.

A newly formed biotechnology organisation focused on building a biological and digital platform for biological assets. They have state-of-the-art microbial engineering facilities (including automation equipment), which the successful candidate will help expand in order to advance internal R&D activities.

The Role:
  • Developing and implementing experimental research on anaerobic microbes, focusing on genetic manipulation and product development.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams within a fast paced environment and with partners to integrate experimental findings.
  • Design and implement innovative experimental protocols.
  • Identifying emerging trends and tools in engineering biology and stay updated within the field
  • Analyse and interpret complex biological data.
  • Contribute to scientific papers and patent applications.

Your Background:
  • Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Synthetic Biology or related fields.
  • Extensive experience in microbiology, and ideally with Clostridium or related anaerobic species.
  • Proficiency in genetic engineering techniques.
  • Familiarity with bioinformatics tools and software.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56494 in all correspondence.


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+44 (0)1246 457700
CK Group
Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
Beresford Way
S41 9FG

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