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Research Technician

Reference

32119

Sector

Life Science & Biotechnology

Salary

Competitive

Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package

Town/City

Edinburgh

Contract Type

Permanent

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Research Technician

Abercorn Sinclair is proud to partner with Asklepios Biopharmaceutical (AskBio), as they look to add several new Scientific posts to their team at the Roslin Innovation Centre.

Formally Synpromics Ltd, they were formed in 2010 and quickly became recognised as a leader in the field of gene regulation. By designing and developing synthetic promoters they can regulate genes with unprecedented control, in any cell type or environmental condition.

In mid-2019, they were acquired by AskBio, one of the world’s foremost therapeutic organisations, whose founding partner pioneered the use of Adeno Associated Virus (AAV) as a viral vector.

AskBio is now a wholly owned and independently operated subsidiary of Bayer AG.

The role:

 

You will join the rapidly expanding R&D team to support the development of the next generation of gene therapy treatments. The ideal candidate will have a good grounding in molecular biology with some relevant industry experience.

Skills and Experience:

  • PCR/ddPCR/qPCR
  • DNA/RNA extraction
  • Biodistribution analysis 
  • Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
  • Diligent recording of data; high attention to detail; experience with ELN and databases
  • Working in a GLP environment

Person profile:

  • Detail-oriented and able to perform precise work in the laboratory
  • Effectively manage own time/workload to meet project deliverables with minimal oversight
  • Motivated to learn and master new methods and techniques

The candidate:

This role could suit an BSc/MSc qualified candidate with some demonstrable, relevant industry experience behind them.

The opportunity:

This is a unique opportunity to join an exciting, rapidly expanding gene therapy company that has a proven history of developing highly effective, life-changing therapies.

You will be joining a highly skilled team with the opportunity to work at the front end of gene regulation and play a vital role in the development of future gene therapy treatments.

You can expect to receive a competitive salary plus additional benefits including bonus, life, critical illness, health insurance, pension, cycle to work, onsite gym, on-site café.

For a confidential discussion please contact our retained partner, Keith Tocher at Abercorn Sinclair.

About Abercorn Sinclair

Abercorn Sinclair is a specialist, technical recruitment consultancy based in Edinburgh. We provide permanent, interim, and contract services across the science & technology sectors.

 

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