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Research Scientist - Infectious Disease

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Salary: Competitive
Status: Contract
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Junior Research Scientist

A leading medical devices company developing state of the art in vitro diagnostics point of care devices is looking for a Junior and a Senior Research Scientist to join their expanding team in Newcastle, and help with the development of new clinical assays.

The role itself will be working on an infectious disease project primarily with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Candidates will have to have had experience working with BioSafety Level 2 and/or 3 organisms (BSL-2 and BSL-3).

An ideal candidate will have a PhD or significant relevant expeerience within molecular biology or infectious disease. Any addtional knowledge or experience in the following areas would also be relevant: microfluidics, DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, qPCR, rtPCR, assay development, assay validation, microbiology, lab-on-chip technology or IVD.

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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