Senior R&D Scientist – North West

Naynesh Mistry at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Senior R&D Scientist to join a leading manufacturer and supplier of clinical microbiology instrumentation in their product development team on a permanent basis in the North West

 

Job Summary:

This Senior R&D Scientist role will be to conduct research into and develop a wide range of new products for diagnostic microbiology with an emphasis on establishing novel molecular diagnostics.

 

Purpose/Objective:

As a Senior R&D Scientist you will carry out investigations related to both the improvement of existing products, and the improvement of manufacturing procedures and resolution of manufacturing problems, as well as working towards the achievement of recognition of significant new products through publication and presentation of external evaluations.

The primary focus of research will be the development of novel targets and probes for pathogenic micro-organisms with an emphasis on pathogens in human clinical disease.

The successful applicant will be expected to play a leading role in the development of a portfolio of molecular assays integrating a novel platform with forefront diagnostic assay. 

 

Qualifications and skills required:

The ideal candidate for this Senior R&D Scientist role will have a knowledge of nucleic amplification and extraction techniques is essential, combined with experience in conventional microbiological diagnostic methods.  Experience of primer design and bioinformatics software and databases would be advantageous

Ideally, candidates should have MSc or PhD in appropriate discipline or equivalent, as well as experience in commercial and/or academic research facilities, and be committed to continuous learning and professional development.

 

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Senior R&D Scientist role please contact Naynesh Mistry on 0114 2839956 or email nmistry@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH23878 in all correspondence.

 

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