2 x Senior Research Scientist - Biotech

04 Jun 2021
02 Jul 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
  • Diagnostics
  • Breast Cancer
  • Full or Part time
Our Client
Our client is developing a novel blood screening test to improve the early diagnosis and monitoring of breast cancer that is safe, cost effective, accurate and available to all women regardless of age, race and geographic location. The implications of such a technology could revolutionise the way we prevent and manage breast cancer.

The Opportunity
Reporting to the Chief Scientist, you will work with the team to develop and enhance this exciting and emerging lipidomic diagnostic technology. You will bring expertise in mass spectrometry and/or skills in lipidomics and/or proteomics and glycomics. They seek expertise in some, or all the following.
  • Analysis utlising liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry.
  • Expertise in cell biology and molecular biology.
  • Experienced in the purification and characterisation of lipidomics.
  • Extractions of lipids and proteins from human blood/ serum samples preferable.
  • Report writing and data analysis, manuscript, and grant writing.
  • Incorporation of novel approaches to scientific study.
  • Provide scientific support and assistance for all aspects of the company's scientific plan.
  • Research, source and identify scientific solutions for the company's development plan.

Position Requirements
  • A PhD in Biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, chemistry or similar.
  • Hands on research experience in mass spectrometry and/or extracellular vesicles/ lipidomics.
  • A background in lipidomics, lipid chemistry and chromatography preferred.
  • Thermo Fisher MS Orbitrap Fusion Lumos and QQQ an advantage.
  • Experienced in proteomics, biochemistry, and all types of MS models preferable.
  • Statistical and data analysis experience -e.g., LipidSearch.
  • Experience in project management, strategy development and scientific research.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication, and record-keeping skills, are essential.
  • Programming skills, R studio, python, Perseus, Prism and data modelling are highly desirable.
  • Experience with extracellular vesicles isolation and characterisation are advantageous.
  • Previous experience in clinical trials and a biotech company highly regarded.
Our Offer
Two positions are available. One will be a Research Scientist and the other a Senior Research Scientist. Level to be determined by experience. You must reside in and hold full working rights in Australia.

To join our client in this exciting opportunity please email your cover letter & CV to Confidential enquiries to Marilyn Jones on 1300 0 MEXEC.

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