Microbiology Manager

Barrington James Ltd
£40,000 - £49,999
02 Dec 2017
14 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An up and coming biotechnology company, who is at the forefront of revolutionary gene delivery technology tackling the serious issue of antibiotic resistance, which is an ever increasing global problem. My client has developed technology which uses bacteriophage to deliver antibacterial genes to the pathogens, tackling disease growth from within. With the company ever growing, they have recently relocated to a brand new site, as they look to build their team up from the ground.

I am looking for a bright individual with a strong background in microbiology whom will be responsible to oversee a small team of research scientists, executing the microbiological assays for the company's research proposals.

Responsibilities are to:

- Manage and oversee numerous microbiology research projects
- Supervise a small team of laboratory experts
- Develop and implement numerous microbiological assays to test novel biological products
- Develop and apply company operating procedures
- Data management and data quality control
- Attend sites and conference, as required, on occasion involving an overnight stay

Qualifications and Skills Required:

- PhD in a biological science
- Some industry experience, preferably in drug development
- Experience working in a Cat 2 laboratory
- Experience using bacteriophage is desirable
- Have a flexible approach to work and being adaptable

If this role sounds perfect for someone in your network, refer them to me, and if they are successfully placed you will receive £500 as a thank you.

To apply, please call Rob at Barrington James.