Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Molecular Diagnostics R&D Scientist


  • South East
  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • Life Science

About this job

Fantastic opportunity for a Molecular Diagnostic R&D Scientist to join a world-renowned contract research organisation!

Calling upon your expertise in nucleic acid extraction chemistry and diagnostic assay development (qPCR, RT-qPCR, LAMP, or similar), you will successfully develop a range of new products, establishing new workflows from sample preparation to reportable outcome. You will work independently to modify external methods and implement them throughout the organisation. You will create plans to verify new products to ensure they meet specifications.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • BSc/ MSc/ PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry (or related)
  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience, familiarity with regulated working processes ISO13485, 17025, 15189.
  • Extensive experience with PCR technologies & isothermal based nucleic acid detection biochemistry
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.

Please note: This role is an office-based development role supporting the laboratory team. You will work remotely initially, however will be required onsite once COVID-19 restrictions allow.

Key Words: PCR, qPCR, RT-PCR, LAMP, Nucleic Acid Extraction, DNA, RNA, Molecular Diagnostic, Assay Development, Molecular Biology, CRO, VRS6949CR

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