Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Research Assistant: Biological Sciences


  • North West
  • £20,000 - £21,000
  • Life Science

About this job

An exciting early-career role for an ambitious Life Science graduate to join a small and fast-growing organisation developing molecular bioimaging probes for a range of Life Science applications.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Under the supervision of Senior Scientists, conduct a range of lab work to assist in the development of molecular bioimaging probes, including flow cytometry, ELISA, cell-based work, fluorescent microscopy
  • Troubleshoot experiments and contribute to fruitful discussions to further develop technologies
  • Present your data to the wider team and prepare reports documenting your work

Candidate profile:

  • Life Science degree with minimum 6-12 months’ laboratory experience within microbiology, cell biology, fluorophore labelling, fluorescent microscopy and/or general biochemistry techniques
  • A strong understanding of fluorescent-tag conjugation and fluorescence microscopy
  • Strong team-working abilities and excellent communication skills
  • Strong troubleshooting skills

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Key words: microbiology, fluorophore, labelling, tag, probe, fluorescent microscopy, cell biology, immunocytochemistry, ICC, immunohistochemistry, IHC, ELISA, conjugation, biochemistry, bioimaging, lab technician, research assistant, graduate, research, development, novel technology, Manchester, Macclesfield, Knutsford, North West, VRS7857CR

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