Enzyme Formulation Scientist

Our client is a biotech start-up based in Cambridge, who are in the process of increasing headcount after successfully closing their Series B fundraising efforts. We are working closely with their Director of Biology to help them achieve the required increase in headcount for this phase of development. The company are developing a desktop instrument which will empower biologists across the globe, and the plan is to have units out for BETA testing by the end of 2021. They are looking for a Formulation Scientist to join their diverse team. The Position: Formulation Scientist The technology is based around re-engineered chemistry that can be thermally controlled by the miniaturised reaction sites of our silicon array. They are looking for an experienced Formulation Scientist to work in their product development team. It will be your responsibility to translate the chemical and biological components from research to production. Skills & Experience: Formulation Scientist
• Educated to PhD level in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, or related subject in Biosciences
• Experience in developing, implementing and documenting quality control assays and specifications for enzyme formulations to validate inputs and output of our instruments
• Proficient in molecular biology and analytical methods for nucleic acid manipulation and analysis, including PCR, qPCR, detection, purification and quantification
• Experience developing functional enzyme assays
• Experience in product development processes; from requirements definition, analysis, architecture design, integration, verification/validation and manufacturing

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