Microarray & Product Development Specialist

Organization: 
Avacta Group plc
Job Location: 
Wetherby, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Salary: 
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits: 

Excellent Terms & Conditions, Pension Scheme

Job Description: 

Working with our existing team, and building on our existing know-how and IP, you will be working to deliver a novel protein microarray platform. This may involve benchmarking against existing research or diagnostic assays, and optimising reagents and assays for use in existing Avacta detection platforms. You will also be part of the larger Discovery Technology R&D group, reporting to the Head of R&D.

Requirements: 

Essential attributes:PhD in molecular biology or equivalent experience such as 3 years working in a research lab; experience of using microarray technology, ideally protein microarrays; the ability to work efficiently and as part of a multidisciplinary team; the ability to work with a high degree of autonomy, professionalism, care, accuracy and reliability under pressure to resolve complex customer issues; good communication skills; a bold and innovative nature and a desire to be fully involved in driving the growth of the business.

Specific requirements:extensive experience of multiplexed assays or microarray technology; ideally experience of product and/or assay standardization and development in the diagnostic sector.

Salary: £30,000-35,000 - p.a. according to qualifications and relevant experience.

Contact Information: 

To apply please send your cv and covering letter to charlotte.hartley@avacta.com

Website for more information www.avacta.com

About Our Organization: 

Avacta Group plc is a healthcare technology and consumables company providing proprietary analytical and diagnostics solutions to the life science sectors. As part of new programmes of affinity reagent development for a wide range of applications, including human healthcare, Avacta is seeking to fill a number of scientific and technical posts:

Post 1: Combinatorial Protein Library Screening Specialists
Post 2: Microarray and Product Development Specialist
Post 3: FACS Specialist
Post 4: Microarray/Bio-informatics Specialist
Post 5: Quality Manager

The company is looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals who want an opportunity to contribute to the development of a fast growing life sciences company.