Application Scientist – Genetic Analysis

Application Scientist – Genetic Analysis

Biotechnology Life Sciences

Location Paris

Salary Competitive Salary & Benefits

Contract Permanent

Reference NWCYAppSci55

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Application Scientist – Genetic Analysis

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Based in Paris, France

 

Do you have expertise in molecular biology laboratory techniques, including PCR and real-time qPCR assays?

Would you like to work for a company at the cutting edge of genetic analysis?

 

My client is a biotechnology company located in Paris, France, undertaking commercialisation of their novel instrument platform for the analysis of DNA and RNA. Due to continued company growth, they are looking to hire an Application Scientist – Genetic Analysis to work on various projects related to the analysis of genetic and epigenetic modifications in collaboration with early access partners on our instrument system. This is a great opportunity to play an important role in the development of a cutting-edge technology. You will need to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and being part of a highly collaborative and multidiscipline team.

 

Job description

We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated scientists – comfortable with working independently and showing initiative – to provide research support on projects focusing on RNA and/or DNA and related areas. You will assist with sample preparation from RNA/DNA samples of different sources to produce functional molecules required for their analysis in our instrument platform. High-quality documentation of activities will be essential, and you will have the opportunity to present research activities and results at internal meetings and with external partners.

This is a great opportunity to play an important role in the development of a cutting-edge technology, and you will need to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and being part of a highly collaborative and multidiscipline team.

 

Key responsibilities of the Application Scientist – Genetic Analysis will include:

  • Perform experiments and analyze the results obtained from the platform from samples received from various external collaborators
  • Technical proficiency in the execution, and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies and goals.
  • Critically assess experimental data, provide interpretation of results, and ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Author technical protocols, summaries, and reports
  • Prepare and deliver scientific presentations for colleagues.

 

Essential qualifications & experience for the Application Scientist – Genetic Analysis

  • BSc or MSc in a life sciences discipline (e.g. molecular biology, biotechnology or biochemistry), with significant, relevant experience working in Biotechnology, Diagnostics, or Pharmaceuticals, in a similar role.
  • A strong fundamental knowledge-base and problem-solving skill set across a wide range of molecular biology laboratory techniques, including but not limited to PCR and real-time qPCR assays, is essential. Willingness to learn new methods and skills.
  • An understanding of NGS library construction techniques is essential.
  • Good organization, record keeping and presentation skills.
  • Capacity to communicate in English, including record keeping, report writing, oral presentation.
  • Knowledge of using Excel for data analysis and Word / Powerpoint

 

Desirable qualifications & experience for the Application Scientist – Genetic Analysis

  • Experience with RNA extraction and manipulation will be an advantage.
  • Experience in genome editing approaches (TALLEN, Zinc-finger protein and/or CRISPR/Cas9) or the use of these approaches in vitro.
  • Knowledge in DNA or RNA epigenetics

 

To be considered for this unique opportunity, please apply online or call Neil Walton at CY Partners on 07851246846


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