Research Scientist (Synthetic Biology)

As a key member of the Biology team in a thriving biotech company, you will play an important role in developing the next generation of microbially-derived products. Your duties will include carrying out synthetic biology techniques, bacterial and fungal fermentations and analysis of metabolite production.

You should possess a relevant science degree, a PhD or industry experience and have worked in a laboratory environment. Practical experience of microbial techniques and standard molecular/synthetic biology techniques is essential. Previous experience with biosynthetic engineering or microbial fermentation optimisation would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and reporting skills, be comfortable working as part of a team and should be keen to develop new techniques and methodologies.

We offer a competitive salary and a highly stimulating working environment. If you are interested in working to shape the future of a young and dynamic company and believe you have the skills and enthusiasm required then please forward a CV with a cover letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. No recruitment agencies, please.