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  • Scientist I London
  • PentaBind in London, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

• **Please note, only applications submitted through PentaBinds' careers portal will be accepted:
https://www.pentabind.com/careers

About the Role

This position will focus on the design and development of a SELEX pipeline in the context of an early-stage AI drug discovery company. The SELEX pipeline will be an integral part of our AI-wet-lab feedback loop. The position may also offer outstanding opportunities to work on state-of-the-art high-throughput platforms, automation and other biophysical studies. This role is ideally suited for a motivated experimental scientist who is passionate about pharmaceuticals and technology.

Key Responsibilities
• Design, execute, and troubleshoot biochemistry and molecular biology experiments
• Perform and optimise SELEX experiments, NGS and RT-PCR
• Suggest your own ideas, formulate plans and strategy proposals to present to the CTO and senior management
• Maintain excellent documentation of laboratory work
• Analyse, interpret, and present... results to present to colleagues in regular meetings
• Collaborate with the R&D ML and Bioinformatics teams

Ideal Candidate
• Have obtained, or currently finishing, a Ph.D degree in a relevant discipline
• Outstanding experimental (i.e., lab) skills with an attention to detail
• Experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or assay development
• DNA and protein handling skills
• Hands-on experience with PCR, nucleic acid QC, protein QC (e.g., SDS-PAGE) and analysis
• English language speaking, listening and writing fluency
• Excellent organisational, data-archiving and presentation skills

Desired Candidate
• 1+ years industry experience
• Experienced in qPCR, NGS and FACS
• Experienced in biophysical characterisation of nucleic acid-protein or nucleic acid-ligand interactions (e.g., BLI, ELISA, FP) is a plus
• Experienced in protein purification techniques
• Publication in a major scientific journal with molecular biology/biochemistry contributions is a plus
• **Please note, only applications submitted through PentaBinds' careers portal will be accepted:
https://www.pentabind.com/careers

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Benefits:
• Cycle to work scheme
• On-site parking
• Private medical insurance

Schedule:
• Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person
London UK

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