(Senior) Molecular Biologist

SENSE Biodetection Limited
Job Location
United Kingdom
Competitive Package

Share Options and Bonus

Job Description

The Role and Responsibilities: This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated scientist to become one of the first employees at an innovative start-up company. In addition to planning and performing technology validation and assay development experiments, the (Senior) Molecular Biologist will have responsibility for laboratory management and supervision of the lab team.


Applicant: SENSE is looking to recruit a successful applied research scientist qualified to PhD level (or equivalent) with experience of molecular biology techniques (e.g. nucleic acid methods, protein expression, characterisation and purification). Experience working in research and development in a company, particularly a small company, in the life sciences sector would be an advantage. We are looking for a team player with the initiative, flexibility, drive and enthusiasm to achieve goals and exceed expectations in a dynamic start-up environment.

How to Apply

To Apply: Please send the following documents via email to [email protected]: (i) CV including full details of educational qualifications; (ii) At least one sample of your original written work (e.g. scientific publication or report); (iii) Written reference(s) (if available). Applicants from recruitment consultants are not accepted. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. Closing Date: 31st July 2014.

About Our Organization

SENSE Biodetection is a diagnostics start-up company that has recently completed financing to establish its R&D operations. The company is focussed on discovering and developing biological assays and diagnostic tests for research and clinical applications based on its novel, proprietary technologies. Founded by an experienced leadership team, SENSE has ambitious plans to grow from its strong foundations to become a leader in the field.

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