Molecular Biologist

Berkshire (GB)
£140-145 per day
17 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Quality, R & D
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Hobson Prior are looking for an Associate Scientist to join a leading biopharmaceutical company who purely concentrate on neurology and immunology. This position will be on a contract basis located in Berkshire.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Cover various aspects of the antibody discovery and development process, including the cloning of antibody genes, antibody engineering and the generation of expression plasmids.
  • In addition to molecular biology techniques, you will use cell culture to express recombinant antibodies for screening.
  • Work flexibly across project teams to provide general molecular biology support, generating tool reagents and expression plasmids to ensure delivery of results against expected timelines.

Key Skills:

  • Good organisational, communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Capability to work effectively within teams and deliver results to timelines.
  • Proficient IT skills.


  • Strong practical skills in molecular biology.
  • Solid understanding of and experience in PCR, gene cloning, plasmid construction.
  • Ability to analyse DNA sequences and design oligonucleotide primers.
  • Knowledge of antibody biology /structure would be advantageous.
  • A solid understanding of molecular biology techniques, particularly PCR and gene cloning, is essential for the role, and experience in antibody biology would be admirable.

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