Biotechnology

  • Senior Scientist Microbiology 11/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Aberdeen

    I am currently working with a leading pharmaceutical company who are pioneering a new class of revolutionary biotherapeutic medicines. Due to continued success and a robust product pipeline they are now recruiting for a number of positions. This role will primarily perform testing required to support the core research and development program of the Discovery I Micro team. The primary focus of the Discovery 1 Micro team is to carry out high-throughput and secondary screening of the propriety strain library to identify candidate LBPs capable of modulating host-microbe interactions. The Research Scientist is required to make scientific observations, maintain detailed workbooks/documentation and ensure all documentation fulfils generally accepted professional/industry standards. The Research scientist will be expected to propose new screening strategies and introduce and validate new screening approaches/methods ensuring they are current and compliant with industry standards and regulations. Requirements also include maintaining a thorough understanding of my client’s services, technical principles and applications. Proficiency in running a variety of assays and molecular techniques are required along with independent and flexible working. The post holder will also be responsible for writing reports and SOPs, contributing to writing papers and present findings at internal and external meetings. If you have a strong microbiological background, experience working with human bacteria, anaerobic cells, leading or supervising a team and a want to work with a company who are truly revolutionising the way in which we treat some of the world’s most tenacious diseases, then this could be the opportunity for you. For more information please contact Kieran Whittaker for a confidential discussion on: Email: Kieran.whittaker@wearenorthpoint.com Phone: 0161 923 8174

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  • Senior Microbiologist 11/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £38000 Location: Warrington

    My client is an award-winning microbiology contract tester. The company specialise in tailoring anti-microbial assays as well as supporting clients through regulatory approval processes. The client has undergone recent expansion and is currently hiring for an experienced Senior Scientist. The post holder will play a pivotal role in the client’s future strategy by managing, planning and delivering projects to both current and prospective clients. As a customer focussed company, my client needs to maintain a high level of professionalism and therefore the post holder must be well organised and be an effective communicator with experience in managing, planning and delivering multiple projects which is essential to the role. Main Duties: + The successful candidate will be involved in research and development programmes that support the service side of the business. +The post holder may be required to produce scientific literature and present data at conferences and client meetings throughout the UK and abroad. +The post holder will support the Laboratory Manager, Technical Manager and Operations Manager in consultation with clients to develop, carry out and report on bespoke microbiological assays. + The successful candidate will manage Microbiologists and Laboratory Technicians to ensure timely delivery of client projects. This will involve project planning, production of work plans, project delivery, data analysis/interpretation and report writing. + The post holder will take an active role and liaise with clients on current and future projects. For more information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Robert Frame on 0161 923 8189 or robert.frame@wearenorthpoint.co.uk

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  • Plant Biologist 11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Norwich

    Plant Biologist- Norfolk- Permanent Based in Norfolk and London, my client is a global leader in advanced agronomic technologies. Due to a fantastic period of growth at the Norfolk site, a new position has been developed for an Plant Biologist to join their R&D team You will work collaboratively with other areas of the business to support and contribute to projects at all phases, from initial discovery to field trials. They are actively looking for a recent PhD candidate with experience in different plant tissue culture techniques (i.e. transformations, regenerations, propagation of different plant species etc). You must be comfortable with working in a dynamic, fast changing environment, and be able to communicate complex biological mechanisms, methods, analyses and results to scientists from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will have: Ph.D. in Plant Physiology, Plant biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Plant Sciences, or another life sciences subject Experience with various plant transformation techniques and tissue culture work of various species is essential **These must be evidenced on your CV** Experience with a range of Molecular Biology techniques would be advantageous Competitive salary (based on experience) Excellent development options Full time position

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  • Data Scientist/ Engineer 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Cambridge

    I’m looking for a Data Engineer/Scientist with a penchant for Python programming, experience with a range of data analysis tools and a grasp of the latest machine learning methods to join a growing company currently helping pave the way for optimising the knowledge exchange space. If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and are looking for a role which will allow you to flex your programming and problem-solving skills, whilst also giving you the scope to analyse large data sets, then you could be the data unicorn I’m looking for! This role would be best suited to those with some commercial experience, ready to take that next step in securing a permanent role which will allow for continued personal and professional development. For a confidential discussion, please contact Kieran Whittaker on: Tel - 0161 923 8174 Email – Kieran.whittaker@wearenorthpoint.com

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  • Bioinformatician 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Cambridge

    Bioinformatician-Cambridge- Permanent Based in Cambridge my client is a specialist therapeutics company, focused on the discovery and development of novel antibiotics. Due to a fantastic period of growth they are looking for an experienced bioinformatician, to work within their R&D group. The ideal candidate will have expertise in bioinformatic, drug discovery support and management, ideally including experience in antibiotic discovery. You will have: Minimum of a BSc or higher in Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology or another relevant subject Experience of working with NGS Experience with UNIX systems, along with a couple of relevant programming and scripting languages (e.g. Python, Perl, Java, etc.), is preferred Competitive salary (dependant on experience) Excellent development opportunities

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  • Molecular Biologist 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Norwich

    Plant Molecular Biologist- Norfolk- Permanent Based in Norfolk and London, my client is a global leader in advanced agronomic technologies. Due to a fantastic period of growth at the Norfolk site, a new position has been developed for an experienced Plant Molecular Biologist to join their R&D team You will work collaboratively with other areas of the business to support and contribute to projects at all phases, from initial discovery to field trials. You must be comfortable with working in a dynamic, fast changing environment, and be able to communicate complex biological mechanisms, methods, analyses and results to scientists from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will have: Ph.D.in degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Plant Sciences, or another life sciences subject Experience with a range of Molecular Biology techniques Experience of working with plants Competitive salary (based on experience) Excellent development options Full time position

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  • Associate Director Bioinformatics 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Cambridge

    Associate Director of Bioinformatics -Cambridge- Permanent Based in Cambridge my client is a specialist therapeutics company, focused on the discovery and development of novel antibiotics. Due to a fantastic period of growth they are looking for an experienced Associate Director of Bioinformatics, to work within their R&D group. The ideal candidate will have expertise in bioinformatics drug discovery support and management, ideally including experience in antibiotic discovery. The role will involve the processing, analysis and interpretation of data to provide input for multiple drug discovery programmes. You will also help evolve the company’s proprietary analysis tools, in order to drive the future of the business. This will include driving the company’s biological and strategic applications as well as being a hands-on leader. You will have: Minimum of a BSc or higher in Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology or another relevant subject. Minimum of 3 years’ experience of leading program support within pharma or biotech, preferably with antibiotic experience. Must have strong project management and leadership skills. Have practical experience in interpreting genome-wide data with good knowledge of genome sequence assembly, sequence mining and biochemical pathway mapping Experience in translating genomic outputs to biochemical and preferably microbiological understanding Experience with UNIX systems, along with a couple of relevant programming and scripting languages (e.g. Python, Perl, Java, etc.), is preferred Competitive salary (dependant on experience) Excellent development opportunities

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  • Plant Molecular Biologist 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Norwich

    Plant Molecular Biologist- Norfolk- Permanent Based in Norfolk and London, my client is a global leader in advanced agronomic technologies. Due to a fantastic period of growth at the Norfolk site, a new position has been developed for an experienced Plant Molecular Biologist to join their R&D team You will work collaboratively with other areas of the business to support and contribute to projects at all phases, from initial discovery to field trials. You must be comfortable with working in a dynamic, fast changing environment, and be able to communicate complex biological mechanisms, methods, analyses and results to scientists from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will have: Ph.D.in degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Plant Sciences, or another life sciences subject Experience with a range of Molecular Biology techniques Experience of working with plants Competitive salary (based on experience) Excellent development options Full time position

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  • Senior Mechanical Design Engineer 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Oxford

    Senior Mechanical Design Engineer – Oxfordshire- Permanent My client is a global leader in scientific instrumentation for the life sciences and pharmaceutical sector. Due to a fantastic period of growth they are looking for a highly motivated and experienced, Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with experience in prototyping and rapid manufacturing technologies. This role will be responsible for creating concepts to address the technical needs of new product, conducting design feasibility studies; detailing assumptions, calculations, analysis, results and conclusions in technical reports to guide product development. Designing and developing new product concepts including system level evaluation through to detailed calculation, design, testing and analysis and supporting/ trouble-shooting the introduction of new products into pilot production. You will have: BSc or higher in Engineering, Physics or another relevant subject, with extensive experience in precision, high tech, medical or engineering roles with responsibility for new product technical development. Experience translating product requirements into design and development objectives. Desirable but not essential: Experience with injection moulding, fluid dynamics, polymers and joining technologies. Competitive salary (dependant on experience) Great development opportunities

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  • Manufacturing Development Scientist 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £0 Location: Hampton

    My client is a leading DNA Therapeutics company based in West London. Using a proprietary enzymatic process of in vitro research, they hope to push the envelope for the potential of DNA therapeutics. Due to successful application for a research grant award, a permanent opening has arisen for a manufacturing development scientist with experience in downstream processing to join the team. Essential Requirements: • Familiarity with standard bioprocessing techniques, such as chromatographic and filtration methods of separation. • Familiarity with standard Molecular Biology techniques such as cloning, PCR, mutagenesis and in related specialised DNA characterisation techniques. • Experience in keeping accurate and thorough records of laboratory experiments. In addition, experience of writing technical reports to a standard suitable for submission to regulatory authorities. • Applicants must be reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivated as well as having excellent communication skills and an ability to learn new techniques. • The ability to work well in a team environment and balance workload demands is vital. If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Robert Frame on 0161 923 8189 or via email on robert.frame@wearenorthpoint.com

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