Research Associate

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00049935
  • Consultant: Georgia Bernard
  • Contact: 0191 3848906
  • Date Published: 19.02.2021
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Instrumentation
  • Location: Southampton, South Coast
  • Discipline: Biotechnology, Other, Research And Development, Technology

CK Group are recruiting for a Research Associate to join an assay development service at their site in Southampton. This position is offered on a temporary basis, with a contract length of 6 months.

The Company: Our clients are experts in real-time PCR, a molecular biology technique for detecting the presence of DNA/RNA and quantifying it. They have customers in many different industries including academia, research, healthcare, food industry and the veterinary industry selling to over 130countries worldwide. Last year they launched a range of assays and products to support the need for mass COVID-19 testing. Due to the emergence of new variants of the virus, they are seeking a scientist to support their surveillance programme, ensuring that their testing products continue to provide 100% detection and to track and identify the emergence of new variants as they arise.

Research Associate Role:

  • Assisting in the design and execution of product validation and clinical research activities.
  • Conducting PCR testing on samples, according guidelines provided by your supervisor.
  • Verifying data in both digital and written form.
  • Ensuring lab cleanliness and safety.

Your Background: The ideal candidate for this Research Associate role will have the following skills and experience:

  • A BSc in Biochemistry, Biomedical Science or Biology or closely related subject.
  • Previous PCR knowledge and hands-on experience.
  • Experience handling Hazard Group 2 organisms in a Category 2 Laboratory.

This role represents a chance for you to make a real difference to the future healthcare industry as well as build on your skills and wider network.

Apply: For more information or to apply for this Research Associate position, please contact Jade Stirk on 0191 3848906 or email jstirk@ckgroup.co.uk, quoting job ref 49935.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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