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Assay Development Scientist – Biotechnology

Newton Colmore Consulting have partnered with an exciting start-up in Cambridge who are looking for an experienced assay development scientist to join their fledgling team.

Upon joining the company, the Assay Development Scientist, reporting directly to the Head of Assay Development, you will be part of the scientific R&D team, working towards the development and evaluation of rapid in vitro diagnostics tools as the company undertake development and transfer to manufacture activities.

You will work across standard and next-generation technologies, collaborating with other science and engineering teams to support Assay and device integration activities and generate performance evaluation data. You will be contributing to experimental planning, system improvement and product development in addition to providing support and advice to fellow scientists and engineers

To be considered for this exciting role you will need to have the following;

  • Ideally educated to PhD level but we will consider Master’s level candidates.
  • Experience and knowledge of molecular biology techniques including RT and qRT-PCR, nucleic acid extraction and quantification.
  • Experience within in vitro diagnostics is an advantage.

In exchange for your skills and expertise, the company offer a highly competitive package and the chance to lead a start-up’s R&D team and bring the technology to life.

For more information, please call Matthew Lowdon of Newton Colmore Consulting on 0044 121 268 2240 or make an application and one of our team will be in touch.

Newton Colmore Consulting is a specialist recruiter operating within the medical devices and biotechnology sectors. We have over ten years worth of expertise of placing candidates with our clients, globally. Our sole aim is to utilise this expertise to maximise your chances of securing your ideal role.

Key words: Assay Development, Biotechnology, In Vitro Diagnostics, IVD, Cambridge, Microbiology, Molecular Biology.

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location
Working Hours
Monday to Friday
Date posted
16th January 2023
Valid through
3rd April 2023
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Apply below or email directly: matthew.lowdon@newtoncolmore.com

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