Research Assistant - Assay Development

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00051726
  • Consultant: Naynesh Mistry
  • Contact: 01246 457703
  • Date Published: 23.09.2021
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Location: Cambridge, East Anglia, Home Counties
  • Discipline: Biotechnology

CK Group are working in partnership with a growing biotechnology company to recruit a talented Research Assistant with expertise in Assay development, to join them at their site based in Cambridge on a permanent basis.

The Company: An exciting opportunity to join a company that is focused on drug discovery and development for protein misfolding diseases. Based in Cambridge, they offer a competitive salary, bonus, pension and health cover.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in designing and applying molecular biology, biochemical and biophysical assays for the direct measurement of protein oligomers that are generated during protein aggregation in protein misfolding diseases
  • Perform a range of antibody-based assays such as, ELISA, western blots, and imaging using a range of samples from in vitro, to cells and ex vivo
  • Contribute to the automation of such assays.
  • Mentor and coach colleagues with less experience

Your Background:

  • BSc and/or MSc in bioscience, biochemistry,molecular biology, or a related discipline at a leading academic institution, and/or relevant industry experience
  • Research expertise in the topic of protein misfolding and aggregation and experience working with amyloid-forming proteins
  • Experience developing assays for the understanding of protein aggregation is desirable
  • Experience in protein purification is valuable
  • Experience in assisting to run a biophysical, biochemical or molecular biology laboratory

Apply: Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Naynesh Mistry on 01246 457703 or email nmistry@ckgroup.co.uk. and please quote reference 51726

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