Scientist


Job description

Randox Laboratories are seeking applications from candidates to join our Science Park in Antrim. These roles will be based at our Science Park in Antrim..

Responsibilities

  • Be able to positively contribute to the design, development, execution and validation of multiplex molecular assays within the areas of infectious diseases.
  • Troubleshoot and optimise assays if required.
  • Have experience in the management, handling and correct disposal of clinical samples and diagnostic reagents.
  • Assist in the development of new molecular assays and integration of developed molecular assays into the companys automated technology.
  • Perform routine molecular techniques such as PCR, qPCR, and be familiar with the LAMP and digital PCR, use of alignment tools, bio-informatics and primer design.
  • Be proficient in data management and the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Be enthusiastic, have excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Be able to work well in a dynamic and multidisciplinary team.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • BSC in Molecular Biology/Biochemistry or subject in a similar discipline.
  • Experience in using molecular biology techniques such as PCR/qPCR.
  • Experience in data management and be proficient in Microsoft Word.
  • Experience in the management, and safe handling of clinical samples.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Desirable Skills

  • Primer design and bio-informatics experience.

Further Information

Work time: 08:40-17:20, days to be confirmed

Vacancy ID
1585270
Job ref.
23N/SSSN
Job Sector
Pharmaceutical and Science
Area
Co Antrim
Location
Antrim
Salary
Negotiable, to be confirmed.
No. vacancies
2
Contract Type
Permanent
Weekly hours
40
Published date
12/01/2023
Closing date
09/02/2023

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