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Research Scientist

Reference:SGATMK-008615 Location: Limerick
Qualification:DoctorateExperience:0-1 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Research Scientist

Life Science Recruitment has been exclusively engaged to source a Research Scientist for our client who are based in Limerick. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in molecular science with the ability and confidence to undertake all associated responsibilities.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Design and optimisation of molecular diagnostics assays for the clinical laboratory.
  • Undertaking the Research and development of molecular diagnostics assays
  • Performance of analytical studies required for molecular diagnostics assays up to point of commercialization e.g. specificity testing, LOD etc.
  • Troubleshooting of technical issues relating to existing assays.
  • Regular QC testing of assay components produced in-house.
  • Implement and maintain quality standards as required (ISO, FDA etc)
  • Maintenance of research records and laboratory notebooks.
  • The post holder is required to perform any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the manager / supervisor

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum PhD level education.
  • Molecular diagnostic assay design experience.
  • Experience in optimisation of real time PCR assays.
  • Nucleic Acid extraction techniques.
  • Microbiological culture experience.
  • Experience in handling and amplification of RNA.

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Simon Gillivan | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9258