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.