Announcementrecruitment update as the UK situation evolvesRead more
We're not just a job board.

At ECM, we're scientists and engineers offering a personal service to help our peers find jobs - register with us, and let us do the hard work for you.

Read More

Product Development Scientist (23918)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
to £highly competitive + benefits

Hey there! This is just one of many top career opportunities ECM can suggest — if this job isn't right for you, let us do the hard work! Tell us what you're looking for and we'll start searching for you. We promise to treat your CV as strictly confidential.

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

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.