Research Assistant (Discovery I (Host) Team)

Date Posted: 8/7/2018 Reference: RA-DISC-2 Salary: £28000 Location: Aberdeen Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Biotechnology Contact: Nathan Steels

Based in Aberdeen, my client a pharmaceutical company focussed on developing several biotherapeutics based on the human gut microbiome. They are currently looking for candidates for their research assistant position and are seeking candidates with the following skills;

+ Degree or Higher National Certificate in molecular biology, biomedical sciences, or other science-related discipline (preferably at MSc level) or at least 3 years’ experience working in an industrial environment in a similar role
+ Competency in cell culture techniques, including isolation and culture of primary cells from tissue samples (e.g. gut, spleen) and human specimens
+ Competency in immunological techniques (e.g. flow cytometry, ELISA, Bead Arrays)
+ Ability to keep accurate and detailed records of produced results
+ Good organisational and communication skills
+ Experience with basic microbiology techniques would be desirable

Salaries for the position are expected to be up to around 28k.