Assistant Research Scientist

We are seeking a driven, organised and proactive microbiologist to join the Pre-Clinical Development team of a company based a few miles South of Cambridge on a six-month, fixed term contract. This role involves hands on microbiology and will require some work outside of normal hours.


* Anaerobic growth of bacterial cultures for use in screening assays
* Performing viable bacterial cell count assays
* Tracking cell bank usage and updating storage log
* Providing microbiology support for assays performed by other teams


* At least three years' experience in a microbiology laboratory
* Excellent aseptic technique
* An ability to work independently
* Able to work flexibly
* Highly organised and proactive
* Ability to design, execute and document experimental activities to a high standard
* Good communication skills
* Flexibility to work in a new and dynamic company
* Legal entitlement to work in the UK

The following experience would be highly beneficial:

* Working in a research and development environment

[ Cambridge, Hourly rate: £neg. | vacancy reference : 32436 ]

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