Senior DNA Sequencing Scientist

Industry Sector Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical
Location UK, South East
Salary c30,000


Senior DNA Sequencing Scientist


Location – Cambridge


Duration – Permanent


Our client is a leading Global provider of Genomic Services and an opportunity has now become available for a Senior DNA Scientist to join the company on a permanent basis. This role will be located at their Cambridge facility.


The Role:

Reporting to the Laboratory Team Leader the main responsibility for the Senior DNA Analyst is to support on-going Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) services for clients. This includes:

·      Managing sequencing enquiries and providing technical guidance

·      Processing samples for the NGS service

·      Interpretation and analysis of NGS data

·      Support with method validations and troubleshooting

·      Ensure quality compliance and report recording through LIMS


Suitable applicants:

Due to the high-volume of enquiries and expectations of clients, the suitable applicant must have previous experience within an industry laboratory working with genomic sequencing. Additional skills needed include:

·      Experience with whole genome sequencing and RNA sequencing

·      Previous experience with library preparation

·      Skilled in DNA/RNA extraction methods

·      Able to troubleshoot and problem-solve laboratory methods

·      Familiarity with LIMS

·      Ideally educated to degree level or above in Molecular Biology (or equivalent experience)


In return, my client offers and opportunity to join the company on a permanent basis with a salary of c£30,000(dependent on experience)


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