We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join the Applications Team as an Applications Scientist to work on a portable and automated sample and library preparation product - VolTRAX. This exciting and challenging role involves developing and delivering novel applications and protocols on this disruptive device.
The candidate will be engaged in an exciting area of a rapidly growing world-leading technology company. VolTRAX is a portable instrument capable of automating sample and library preparation as well as other molecular biology processes, such as PCR. The role will involve testing and optimising Oxford Nanopore library preparation methods on the VolTRAX instrument and working with other groups within to company to see these methods turned into kits and protocols for use by customers.
What We Are Looking For…..
The successful candidate will have experience with software scripting and working at the UNIX command line as well as laboratory experience using a range of molecular biological techniques. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate good project management and methodical problem-solving ability with an eye for detail. They will be a creative thinker with the communication skills to effectively influence and engage with key stakeholders.
The candidate will be in possession of a BSc/MSc (with a grade of 2:1 or better) in life sciences or equivalent.
Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.
Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.