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Biological Lab Technician

Job Title: Biological Lab Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Reference: 72335-PHARM-KAB_1535034871
Contact Name: Karen Brown
Contact Email: karen.brown@volt.eu.com
Job Published: August 23, 2018 15:34

Job Description

My Client a major Technology leader are looking for a Biological Laboratory Assistant.
Always a world leader in technological innovation, building some of the most important products in both the software and hardware industry. Now, we are continuing that tradition as our world shifts to one in which more and more everyday devices are being connected to the Internet.
Research plays a crucial role in driving those breakthroughs. Our researchers, scientists, and engineers have influenced virtually every product we have released in the past three decades
We believe in the value of research, for our own work and for the world we live in.
Description of role

Do you want to contribute to developing highly innovative research-driven ideas, empowering people and organisations to achieve More Are you a completer finisher with a growth mindset who can enforce a high quality and compliance bar for a rapidly moving organisation?

The biological computation group at Cambridge is building a platform for programming biology by developing the software, hardware, and biological tools required to improve the work flows for engineering biological systems. In our biological wet lab we are performing synthetic biology experiments in order to understand how genetic devices function in bacterial cells. We are looking for an experienced biological laboratory technician to perform biological experiments and support the work of a team of world-leading researchers and engineers.

Skill set

The successful candidate will have the technical skills to work independently on scientific problems as well as the desire to take on a wide range of responsibilities to ensure the smooth functioning of our small but well-equipped lab. A BSc in Molecular Biology/ Biochemistry/ Biophysics, or related disciplines is desirable but an equivalent amount of laboratory experience would also be appropriate.


Experience

·Experience in molecular biology (ideally including familiarity with DNA assembly techniques such as Gibson assembly and/or Golden Gate) is required
·Experience with flow cytometry is highly desirable
·Experience with lab automation is desirable
Further information:

The duration of the position is one year initially, with the possibility of extending depending on budget availability.

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