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Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Sector: Science Type: Permanent
Contact: Jacob Golding


PhD qualified?

Strong experience within IVD - In Vitro Diagnostics?

Our client is a growing Medical Devices company specialising in Molecular Diagnostics, and due to continuous success, they are now looking to recruit a Principal Scientist.

As a Principal Scientist, you will lead Product Development around their existing IVD Medical device, working closely with the Assay Development team.

You will liaise with Chemists, Analytical Scientists, Research Scientists, Physicists and Engineers to efficiently identify and implement ways of improving the diagnostic platform.

There is a Commercial aspect with this role in the sense that you will also be the main point of contact with Customers, offering technical expertise and advice where needed.

You will also plan and perform testing such as DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, assay design, fluorescence microscopy, tissue culture, bacterial culture and quantification.

You will identify issues internally and have an input on improvements, as well as dealing with customer issues.

Skills and Experience:
PhD in Molecular Biology (or similar) essential.
Experience with IVD (In Vitro Diagnostics) Medical Devices essential.
Confident dealing with Customers as Technical point of contact
Experience with DN/RNA, assay design, PCR , etc, is highly desirable

Salary: c£33k - £35k (dependent on experience)
Permanent contract
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Call Jacob on 0161 4166 249 for more details -