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Senior Research Biologist – Mitochondrial Biology

A drug discovery innovator in Cambridge is looking for a senior Research Biologist to join their research team.

This is an excellent opportunity where you will be able to make a real difference with your work, developing products that aim to improve the patient’s life, taking therapeutics from inception all the way through to clinical trials.

You will be utilising your mitochondrial biology expertise to develop new efficacious medicines that will transform the lives of the patients. You will be the mitochondria subject matter expert within the team and will be working closely with chemists and other biologists on new research projects.

Reporting directly to the CSO you will be afforded with the freedom and autonomy to make this role your own and will be provided with all the tools you need to be a success in this position.

The company’s target time to market is two to three years and they are well backed by their parent organisation. This means that you get all the benefits and fun of working in a start-up, coupled with long-term security. You will be working in collaboration with academic partners and the company’s parent organisation which has a site on the US East Coast.

The company are also looking at new ways to implement microfluidic technology and machine learning algorithms to speed up processes and improve accuracy.

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

  • Expertise within mitochondrial biology and human disease.
  • PhD-level education with strong laboratory skills.
  • Experience with a variety of laboratory equipment and techniques such as; NGS, Flow cytometry, DNA/RNA extraction and PCR/qPCR.

In exchange for your skills and expertise, the company offer a tailored package and the chance to lead a team of up-and-coming scientists and bring new ideas to realisation. They also provide a bonus programme and healthcare/pension options.

For more information, make an application now and a member of our team will be in touch with more details.

Newton Colmore Consulting is a specialist talent acquisition consultancy 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 and knowledge to maximise your chances of securing your ideal role with our clients.

Key words: Senior Research Biologist, Mitochondrial Biology, Drug Discovery, Biotechnology, Cambridge, Start-up

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Working Hours
Monday to Friday
Date posted
18th January 2023
Valid through
3rd April 2023
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Apply below or email directly: matthew.lowdon@newtoncolmore.com

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