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Product Development Scientist (23918)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
to £highly competitive + benefits

bioscience, cryoelectron microscopy, cryo-EM, lab, analysis, commercial

This successful company develops high value equipment and systems for life science laboratories. They are seeking a biological scientist with particular laboratory skills to help them develop next generation equipment. This is a commercial position rather than a research role.

Your CV will demonstrate your:

  • PhD in the life sciences from a top university, backed by a first class degree and top A-level grades
  • At least three years’ commercial or post-doctoral academic experience working in a research environment specifically on structural biology
  • Considerable expertise in cryoelectron microscopy of biological materials; this is a strict prerequisite, including sample preparation and experience analysing the resulting CryoEM data to draw well-evidenced conclusions
  • Expertise in protein molecules, including protein crystallography, deducing structures and related instrumentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and an open mind toward working with commercial customers

Interested? Send your CV to ECM Selection; whilst we can only put forward the top few candidates, we do read every CV and try to respond to everyone. Or recommend a friend for £250, details at

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