Scientist Drosophila Genetics

Posted 02 December 2022
Job type Permanent
Discipline Research & Development
Contact NameLewis Besbeech

Job description

This exciting opportunity offers a chance to work with a modernised multidisciplinary CRO based in Cambridge, UK. The Drosophila Genetics Scientist will be part of a leading organisation, who are delivering novel therapeutics into clinical stage development and offering tailored services to clients of all sizes.

This role will offer you:
  • Drosophila laboratory management responsibilities.
  • Freedom to express your own best ways of working.
  • An equal opportunity employer that you can be proud to work for.

You will be responsible for:
  • Planning and conducting experiments to determine effects of small molecules on Drosophila studies.
  • Organising and updating experimental records.
  • Setup of the Fly Lab.
  • Maintenance of Drosophila stock and relevant equipment.
  • Keeping to tight deadlines when delivering high quality data.

You will bring the following:
  • BSc/MSc in a biology related subject or relevant experience.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in drosophila genetics and fly pushing (including fly stock maintenance and crossing fly lines)
  • Proven experience in data analysis.
  • Desirable - experience conducting experiments to determine effects of small molecules on Drosophila studies.
  • Desirable - Working knowledge of a broad range of cell-based assays, immunoassays and biochemical techniques.

Use the contact details below if you would like to learn more about this exciting opportunity and don’t forget to share this with all your talented Drosophila specialists.

Please note, applicants must have full UK right to work with no visa expirations.

Telephone: +44 (0)2033438780

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