Research Scientist (Discovery I (Host) Team)

Date Posted: 8/7/2018 Reference: RS-DISC-1 Salary: £34000 Location: Aberdeen Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Pharmaceuticals Contact: Nathan Steels

Based in Northern Scotland, my client is a world leader in developing therapeutics from the human gut microbiome for the prevention, treatment or cure of disease; specifically, autoimmunity, inflammation, oncology and CNS disease.

Due to continued growth they are looking for a Scientist to join their Discovery I Host team. The primary focus of the team is to perform high-throughput screening assays investigating host-microbe interactions for the identification of new LBPs in different therapeutic areas. You will need to be Proficient in running a variety of cellular and molecular techniques are required along with independent and flexible working.
You will also be responsible for writing reports, SOPs, contributing to writing papers and presenting at internal and external meetings.

You will need:
PhD in molecular biology, biomedical sciences, or other science-related discipline or HNC with a minimum of 5 years industry experience.
Experience in gut biology and/or mucosal immunology
Competent in assay development, cell culture techniques and variety of molecular laboratory techniques, including qPCR or flow cytometry or imaging techniques.

Salary- up to £34,000 (dep on experience).
Fantastic development opportunities
Great Benefits
Excellent working environment