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Research Assitant

Research Assitant

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Connor Harknett

  • Contact email:

    Connor.Harknett@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    75957-PHARM-CKT_1582396877

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-23

  • Start date:

    1/2/2020

  • Consultant:

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I am actively looking for a Research Assistant in Cambridge. Please see below.



I am currently partnered with a one of a kind company who have the hunger and drive to make a real-world impact.


This is an award-winning company who are focusing on cell coding & synthetic biology as they plan to become a global supplier of human cells for research, drug discovery, and cell therapy. Under the leadership of a world-leading scientific advisory board, they are becoming a defining force. Having just secured a successful round of funding, they are looking to add to their world class team.


In this role you will be given the freedom to design, plan and execute a variety of experiments where you will be analysing the data and reporting the results in team meetings. Furthermore, this a chance where you can exert and build your current skill set working on research programmes for generating novel human cell types. Your research will be focused on a unique cellular programming technology that allows for unprecedented levels of speed, consistency and purity to generate mature human cells at scale from pluripotent stem cells.


Your key responsibilities include:



· Working effectively with the wider team under supervision of senior scientists in the laboratory.


· Co-lead/support the design and execution of experiments, and interpretation/analysis and reporting of results.


· Ensure you are exerting your technical and scientific expertise to the R&D department by adding knowledge to protocol development and diffusion.


· Must be able to work effectively with the wider team to create a continuous improvement environment, organisation of laboratories equipment.



Requirements needed:



· A Bachelor or Master's degree in cell biology, molecular biology or similar.


· One year's experience working in the laboratory, gaining experience with mammalian tissue culture, molecular biology techniques and basic techniques for phenotyping/flow cytometry.



Ideal but not essential experience:



· Experience with human pluripotent stem cell culture, tissue stem cells or progenitor in either academia/industry.


· Prior hands on experience with Immune cell functional assays.




If you are looking to share an ambition of excellence and you are looking for a high paced work environment, this could be a perfect fit for you.