Research Scientist

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As a Research Scientist in the Research and Technology Development Department you will work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment and help create novel molecular biology tools for the preparation of libraries for sequencing.Job duties:* Developing and optimizing new reagents and methods for NGS library preparation and sequencing* Collaborating with scientists and engineers in translating these workflows to new instruments and consumables* Diagnosing and finding innovative solutions to difficult problems* Streamlining complex protocols* Analyzing complex data sets and interpreting the results of your own and teammates experiments* Preparing reports, presenting results, and communicating effectively with senior management and colleaguesEducation:* A PhD in the biological sciences is requiredExperience:* Experience in NGS library preparation and/or sequencing is desirable * Experience with developing reagents for point-of-care or cartridge-based diagnostics would be useful* Demonstrated competence in troubleshooting and overcoming challenges* Good written and verbal communication skills * Standard computer skills including proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.