Bacteriophage Specialist

This is a unique opportunity to play an influential role in scaling our production towards 1,000s of genes per week.
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We are seeking an experienced scientist to join our expanding R&D team at our headquarters in Cambridge. The successful candidate will have a key role in the scaling-up of our technology and the development of our first high-throughput gene synthesis facility. This role will be central to the production of key reagents required for our technology. This is a lab-based role, requiring you to work on-site at our recently expanded Chesterford Research Park lab.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deploying our technology to perform gene synthesis to meet customers needs
  • Lead reagent production during our scale-up phase, working towards the production of 1,000s of genes per week
  • Co-ordinate work across teams to leverage expertise across the company
  • Present results at internal company meetings and to partners as required
  • Support patent filings and scientific publications where appropriate
  • Train others in the use of the technology as appropriate

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • PhD molecular biology, biochemistry or a related field
  • Experience with the use of bacteriophage in molecular cloning
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team and prioritise work to meet key objectives
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Clear ability to present scientific experiments and results
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Our headquarters are located in Cambridge at Chesterford Research Park, which has a strong biotechnology history. The site offers a range of excellent facilities, including conference rooms and a gym. 

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