Research Associate or Research Scientist (Biology)

Isomerase is an innovative, growing biotechnology company based at Chesterford Research Park near Cambridge, UK. It was founded in 2012 and has particular expertise in synthetic biology, bioengineering and the discovery and development of the next generation of microbial natural products and peptides.

As a lab-based biologist, your duties will include carrying out synthetic biology techniques, small scale bacterial/fungal fermentations and analysis of secondary metabolite production. You should possess a relevant science degree or PhD, and have worked in a laboratory environment. Practical experience of standard molecular/synthetic biology techniques is essential. An understanding and previous experience with biosynthetic engineering, fermentation and culturing a range of microbial strains would be advantageous.

The successful candidates will possess excellent communication and reporting skills, enjoy working as part of a team and should be keen to develop new techniques and methodologies.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a highly stimulating working environment.

Application Instructions: 

If you are interested in working to shape the future of a dynamic company and believe you have the skills and enthusiasm required then please forward a CV with a cover letter, to hr@isomerase.co.uk. Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. No recruitment agencies, please.

Application Closing Date: 
29 September