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Consultant Biochemist - Applied Science Development (23580)

Nr Cambridge (road / rail links)
to c£45,000 DoE + Benefits

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PhD / PostDoc, Entrepreneurial, IP, Life Science, Molecular Biology, Consultancy

PhD in biochemistry or molecular biology? [yes] ; Experience in multidisciplinary approaches to scientific applications / tools development [yes] ; Looking to take that next step in your career? [yes]

We’re looking for a specific individual:

  • You’ll be bright – likely to have a 1st class BSc degree specialising in life sciences from a top ranked world university and a PhD (where you worked with cutting edge molecular biology tools (CRISPR, NGS, microRNA) and spent time with other disciplined scientists gaining experience in areas such as microfluidics, diagnostics, and protein engineering).
  • You’ll also have an innate interest in business and in areas such as IP, which leads to knowledge of current applied life science commercial trends.
  • You’ll also want a mixed type of career, and the thought of a consultancy position intrigues you as it balances working with clients as well as technical lab work.
  • Ideally if you have gained commercial experience from industry collaborations / placements to founding your own scientific start-up, we’d particularly be interested in hearing from you.

Interested? Please apply with your CV and any additional details in a cover letter.

What to avoid in your application:
Note that we are not looking for niche research experience, it is your applied skills and relevant project work in this area that we’re looking for. Similarly, a long publication list or conference you’ve attended is not relevant, we prefer to see papers that you made considerable contributions to and / or conferences you’ve spoken at. Please do not send us your usual academic CV, read the description above and impress us!

PhD / PostDoc, Entrepreneurial, IP, Life Science, Molecular Biology, Consultancy, Start-Up Experience, Client-Facing, Scientific Applications

Please note: even if you don't have exactly the background indicated, do contact us now if this type of job is of interest - we may well have similar opportunities that you would be suited to. And of course, we always get your permission before submitting your CV to a company.

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