Based in Aberdeen, my client is a world leading pharmaceutical company, working on developing live biotherapeutic products from the human gut microbiome. It has a current focus on IBS and IBD and a strong pipeline of pre-clinical programmes in autoimmunity, inflammation, oncology and CNS disease.
They are currently looking for a number of people within the scientific teams, however in particular are interested in hearing from candidates with suitable experience for their Research Assistant role.
+ PhD Degree or Higher National Certificate in molecular biology, biomedical sciences, or other science-related discipline or at least 5 years experience working in an industrial environment in a similar role
+ Proven expertise in gut biology and/or mucosal immunology
+ Competency in assay development
+ Competency with cell culture techniques
+ Competency with isolation and culture of primary cells from tissue (e.g. gut) or blood
+ Competency in a variety of molecular laboratory techniques, including qPCR or flow cytometry or imaging techniques
+ Keep accurate and detailed records of produced results
+ Good organisational and communication skills
+ Able to work both as a Team and independently
+ Desirable: Experience with basic microbiology techniques
If you are interested in any of these positions please contact Matt Slinger on 0161 923 8173 for more details.
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