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Assay Development Lead

Job Title: Assay Development Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BBBH12385_1602662986
Contact Name: Jacob Golding
Contact Email: jacob@emp-sol.com
Job Published: October 14, 2020 09:09

Job Description

Do you have significant PCR Assay Design experience?

Have you managed teams of Scientists?

An opportunity within a fast growing and truly exciting Medical Devices company has opened, giving you the chance to become an integral part of the business as the Assay Development Lead.

This is considered a Senior role within the company reporting directly into the Vice President of R&D.

You will be responsible for leading a team of up to 20 Scientists within an Assay Development Team working on IVD assays for their Medical Device.

Assay technologies used in the laboratory include sample processing methods, pathogen concentration methods, DNA/RNA extraction, multiplexed PCR and qPCR assay design and development, and end-point PCR assay design and development.

As well as leading and developing an extensive assay design & development team, you will track the spend & budget alongside Project Managers.

You will transfer assays to manufacturing & quality control, lead validation activities and keep up to date on competitor patents and technologies.

Skills and Experience:

PhD or equivalent experience in Molecular Biology
In depth knowledge of DNA & RNA amplification
Significant PCR Assay Design experience
Team Management experience

Salary: Competitive
Permanent contract + Benefits
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
For more details call on 0161 839 5353 or email Jacob Golding - jacob@emp-sol.com

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