Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Research Assistant: Biological Sciences


  • North West
  • £Competitive
  • 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.

Our client are pioneering the development of a new and innovative line of bioimaging molecular probes for the R&D and IVD application areas. Their product has extensive benefits over traditional and conventional probes including brightness, sensitivity, toxicity, and stability. They are looking for an ambitious graduate to join a close-knit team of expert and collaborative scientists in excelling the development and expanding the use cases of their probes.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Under the supervision of Senior Scientists, you will 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, VRS8132TA

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