Belfast (lab/office based with some hybrid flexibility)
Causeway Sensors is a spin-out company from Queen’s University Belfast developing game-changing nanotechnology that can plug into bioreactors to monitor biomanufacturing in real-time.
We are venture-backed, developing new products that will be ready for the market within the next 18 months.
Causeway Sensors is a consortium member of Smart Nano NI, a £62M UKRI-funded project, with the aim to make Northern Ireland a central hub for nanotechnology and advanced manufacturing.
We are now seeking a Biological Scientist to join our revolutionary organisation on a full-time, permanent basis working 37.5 hours per week.
- Salary of £24,000 – £28,000 DOE
- 23 days’ annual leave + 10 bank holidays
- Generous pension scheme
This is a superb opportunity for a laboratory professional with biological assay experience to build their career in biotechnology by joining our exciting biotech start-up.
Working on cutting-edge nanotechnology, you will make a real impact, solving problems that require collaboration and thought, not a search engine. By developing novel deep tech, you will gain invaluable industry experience and help to build the technology of tomorrow.
So, if you want to be at the forefront of modern innovation, apply today!
As a Biological Scientist, you be a pivotal part of the team responsible for developing and validating an assay on our novel sensor platform.
Undertaking specific biological assay development and validation, you will conduct head-to-head studies with alternative biosensor platforms. You will analyse data and produce reports, preparing biological reagents and internal presentations for the results.
As well as assisting in lab maintenance and operations, you will manage projects with external validation partners and attend conferences and exhibitions to showcase our technology.
To be considered as a Biological Scientist, you will need:
- Experience working in a research laboratory
- At least 6 months’ experience in running biologicals assays via ELISA or other label-free technologies
- Experience of working in a team
- High numeracy, IT and presentation skills
- At a minimum, a degree in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, or closely relevant subject
Knowledge of the development process for monoclonal antibodies would be beneficial to your application. Knowledge of process analytical testing techniques in bioprocessing would also be advantageous.
Other organisations may call this role Research Scientist, Biotechnology Scientist, Biologist Laboratory Scientist, Research and Development Scientist, Study Scientist, or Assay Development Scientist.
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