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Diagnostics: Custom Project and Product Development Scientist - HD-089


Employer: Horizon Discovery
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Posted: August 4, 2014
Expires: September 30, 2014
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Science jobs from Horizon Discovery:
6 month initial contract

Horizon Discovery is an award winning UK Biotechnology Company combining a long scientific heritage in translational research with a precision gene-editing platform based upon homologous recombination. The company is a trusted supplier of cell line generation services, genetically-defined cell-lines, reporter gene assay kits, assay development and compound screening services (RNAi, small molecule & biologics) to hundreds of organisations engaged in bio-pharmaceutical process optimization; drug discovery & development, and clinical diagnostic development. Horizon is in a period of rapid growth, having recently raised significant funds through our AIM listing, acquiring a company in the United States, and the launch of multiple new product lines and service capabilities.

To support the continued expansion of Horizon Discovery we are recruiting for a Scientist with experience in molecular biology and cell culture techniques with focus on providing customer services to the biotech and pharma industry and at the same time focus on product development to support the expansion of the Diagnostics Division.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

Experience in molecular biology and cell culture techniques. Previous experience with experience with DNA/RNA and protein work would be advantageous. Experience in digital PCR, qPCR, NGS, FISH, IHC and related techniques highly valued. Must work well in fast paced team environment. Candidate should be highly self-motivated and able to work to tight deadlines. Good communication skills; knowledge in Microsoft Office. Careful and meticulous nature and attention to detail are essential. EDUCATION:*

* BSc / MSc or equivalent research related experience in a biological discipline

We can offer a varied and interesting working environment and as a growing company we are focused on recognition and empowerment of our employees. We are committed to high quality science to meet our client and growth needs. This post is initially for 6 months but may extend beyond this point.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter (together with your current salary and Job reference number) to hr@horizondiscovery.com.

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