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Molecular Biologist - Research Scientist

Employer
SRG
Location
Bracknell
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Sector
Biomedical Science
Role
Specialist
Contract Type
Contract

Job title: Molecular biologist

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire.

Contract: 12– month FTC.

Pay rate: 19.56 p/h.

SRG are looking for an experienced molecular and plant biologist to work with a global agrochemical company based in Bracknell, Berkshire. As a molecular biologist, you'd be working at a world class research and development facility, in a team of passionate scientists, planning and carrying out studies in plant to plant and insect biology and symptomology.

This role would suit a PhD graduate, or scientist with equivalent experience in industry– experience working with invertebrate handling is a must, as well as experience with biological assay techniques. You will also need the ability to work to a high standard independently.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Carries out molecular biology assays on plant cells and invertebrates using a wide range of biological techniques.
  • Assists with study design and method development.
  • Follows broad frameworks to operate equipment needed to carry out trial work, and to ensure samples are available and delivered on time.
  • Resolves routine issues with minimal senior staff or supervisory guidance and approval. Requires some prior relevant experience.
  • Follows defined procedures to operate equipment needed to carry out trial work, and to ensure samples are available and delivered on time. Resolves routine issues with senior staff or supervisory guidance and approval.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Must have worked with crop pest arthropods. Ideally, experience with Lepidoptera larvae.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Experience with injector systems (such as Nanoject) would be desirable.
  • Experience running bioassays would be desirable.
  • Experience with automated symptomology analysis and/or ADME assays would be desirable.
  • Experience in Analytical Science (e.g., Mass Spectrometry) and data analysis would be desirable.
  • Talent to work effectively with staff at all organisational levels and a creative mind for problem–solving.
  • Must have a degree/PhD in a relevant science discipline. Appropriate technical science background is critical.

Team mentality, effective interpersonal and communications skills, influencing colleagues from various disciplines, and guiding junior staff and students.

To apply click the link or send your CV

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG – The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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