Post Doctoral Researcher (Biochemistry)

Location: Huntingdon (PE29)
Duration: Permanent
Hours: 8:30am until 5pm (Monday to Friday)
Salary: £36,000 to £38,000
Job Reference: 34083

Polytec are looking for a Post-Doctoral Researcher in Biochemistry for our Huntingdon based client.


* Developing and optimising variable surface density DNA based assays
* Contributing to the development of protein-based assays
* Collaboration with all team members to distribute results, discuss problems, and provide next-step recommendations for progression
* Accurate recording of all practical work ensuring new Intellectual Property (IP) is appropriately documented


* PhD in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biological Chemistry (Degree with equivalent relevant work experience also acceptable)
* Experience developing and executing DNA based assays is essential
* Experience in one or more of the following would be an advantage:
- Use of fluorescence-based materials for the detection of DNA or proteins
- Experience with protein-based assays
- Methods for characterising ligand-analyte interactions on surface techniques
- Statistical analysis methods
- Surface functionalisation, purification and characterisation of nanoparticles
- Fluorescence-based biochemical techniques
- Programming experience in python or MATLAB for automation of data analysis

Please contact us as soon as possible for more details or apply below!

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[ Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, Salary range: £36,000 to £38,000 | vacancy reference : 34083 ]

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