Research Scientist

Job Ref: J27558
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 10 July 2018
  • Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • James Windridge
  • 0121 728 8459

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Do you want to work in a challenging and supportive environment?Enjoy working to tight deadlines in a fast paced and often changing environment?

I am recruiting for a Research Scientist for an Oxfordshire company which is at the cutting edge of science.

I am looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join the Research Team as a Research Scientist to help provide purification and analytical expertise across a range of molecules.

This exciting and challenging role will be responsible for the generation and purification of protein-DNA complexes (primarily using chromatography but other techniques are available), and to provide DNA manipulation expertise.

Reporting to the Principal Scientist, the successful candidate will carry out, support and develop methods to isolate and characterize complexes.

The role is based in the Research Division and will provide high quality protein-DNA complexes that will allow detailed experiments to be carried out to enable improvements in the quality and amount of sequence data generated.Other analyses by HPLC will be carried out when required, which may involve method development for large and small molecules. Some support in plasmid generation may also be required.

Skills and ExperienceEducated to B.Sc. level or equivalent in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biological Sciences or Molecular Biology, will show good knowledge and understanding of the manipulation of double-stranded, single-stranded, and plasmid DNA, and DNA handling proteins. Experience of the above is desirable but full training will be given; as such, a willingness to learn and develop is essential. Good knowledge of protein and nucleotide chemistry is also desirable, as is some knowledge of PCR. The ability to work to tight deadlines and to be able to contribute to the achievement of departmental objectives

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.

09/08/2018 07:34:09