Research & Development Scientist

Avacta Group Plc
Job Location: 
Wetherby, West Yorkshire, England
£25,000 + per annum depending on qualifications and relevant experience

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Job Description: 

Avacta Group plc is dedicated to providing Life Scientists with proprietary, disruptive new tools, in the forms of technology and reagents, to enable them to work faster and smarter towards improvements to global healthcare.Our small but busy research & development team are currently looking for a self-motivated and adaptable research & development scientist to join their team on a permanent or fixed term basis.

The ideal candidate will have a B.Sc. in biochemistry, biomedical science, veterinary bioscience, or related as well as extensive hands-on experience in developing ELISAs. The ability to work efficiently, professionally and diligently in a fast-moving, pressured environment is essential as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.

Main duties include:

·Hands-on, lab-based development of ELISAs
·Transfer of ELISAs to the SENSIPOD platform
·Maintaining appropriate records
·Preparing project plans & reports
·Attending and participating in meetings

In addition to a competitive salary other benefits include:

·25 days holiday (in addition to bank holidays)
·Opportunity to join a stakeholder pension scheme
·Childcare voucher scheme
·Company eye care scheme
·Modern laboratories on the Thorp Arch Estate

If you are enthusiastic and passionate about providing a high quality service and would like to contribute to the development of a small but growing innovative Company please forward your cv and covering letter to

More information about Avacta Group plc can be found at

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