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Assay Technician

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: Competitive salary
Status: Permanent
Ref: SBassayT
Benefits: Excellent benefits

Assay Technician

This is a great opportunity to join a growing, innovative diagnostics company in Newcastle. If you want to get involved in revolutionising diagnostics, this could be the role for you.

The Assay Technician will assist in the development of the point of care diagnostic platform, as well and the laboratory work will focus on testing & developing DNA/RNA - based extraction & purification technologies. There will also be some involvement in experimental design and in determining the future direction of the company’s R&D and commercial products.

Some main aspects of the role will involve:

• Aiding the development, optimisation & commercialisation of a range of proprietary sample-to-result diagnostic products.

• Testing, optimise & develop new and existing DNA extraction technologies.

• To work not only within the Assay team, but also to provide scientific support across different teams and laboratories.

• Work within the quality systems, including following GDP and working towards ISO 13485

Applicants for this role will have a degree (or equivalent) in biology or related scientific discipline, and proven experience in a lab environment. As this is a dynamic and rapidly growing organisation, the successful candidate will have an attitude that fits this environment, with a willingness to run with projects and take on tasks outside the regular remit of the role.

If you’re excited to get on board with this opportunity, apply with your CV now, and feel free to contact Tom Kirkpatrick at CY Partners for more information.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. CY Partners Recruitment Ltd, trading as CY Partners is an Employment Business/Agency.

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