R&D Biochemist - £25-31K, East Mids

Job Ref: J24910
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 09 January 2018
  • Leicestershire, England, UK
  • £25,000 - £31,000 per Annum
  • Tom Pickford
  • 0121 222 5344

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A global animal nutrition R&D organisation is currently recruiting for a R&D Biochemist to join their growing team. This is a permanent role, based in the East Midlands, paying £25-31,000.

The role will focus on research projects looking into animal nutrition, metabolism, digestive health and oral care. The main lab work will include haematological and biochemical analysis to look at the effects of new products, including developing/modifying existing assays for different species. By looking at the levels of specific nutrients and biomarkers, the role will look to assess recently developed products and provide insight into potential new products.

The Role:

- Planning of research projects and designing/conducting laboratory experiments

- Developing and/or modifying existing methodologies for use in different species

- Maintaining up to date knowledge of animal nutrition industry, providing technical expertise to other company departments

- Supervising/guiding more junior lab staff/analysts

-Analysing and interpreting data, reporting back results

The Person:

- Degree (or equivalent) in Biochemistry / Biomedical Sciences / Related

- Previous industrial or post graduate experience in assay development/validation

- Previous experience in lab H&S and supervising junior staff is advantageous

If this role looks of interest please apply online. For further information please call Tom Pickford on 0121 222 5344.

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.