RNA Scientist

Industry Sector Biotechnology
Location UK, East Anglia
Salary 26,000 - 30,000


RNA Scientist

Location – Cambridge

Sector – Biotechnology

Salary £26,000 - £30,000

Full time, permanent role

Do you have industry / R&D experience working on RNA-related projects?

We are currently offering the opportunity for an experienced scientist to join an innovative biotechnology company based in Cambridge. Our client is seeking a new hard-working individual to contribute to nucleic acid synthesis projects.

This is an opportunity for an individual who holds a BSc / MSc in a Biological discipline and has hands on laboratory experience with molecular biology techniques – particularly working with RNA.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

The Role

As a scientist within the RNA team, you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering projects related to nucleic acid synthesis,
  • Performing in vitro RNA synthesis through screening & optimisation of DNA,
  • Recording experimental methods and results / data,
  • Troubleshooting and testing new assays / techniques.

Skills and Experience Needed

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • BSc / MSc / equivalent work experience in a biological discipline (essential)
  • Industry lab experience working with RNA (essential)
  • Prior experience with molecular biology techniques, such as gel electrophoresis, DNA handling, nucleic acid quantification, ELISA, qPCR (essential)
  • Existing UK work eligibility (essential)
  • Previous experience working with AKTA systems (desirable)
  • Experience utilising Design of Experiments (DOE) (desirable)

The Package

As an up-and-coming Cambridge Biotech, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package including private pension and private health insurance.

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