Location: Roslin, Edinburgh
£18,000 - £20,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Full Time, Permanent
Closing date: 17 December 2019, 12 noon
About the Company
“Arrayjet is an expert in bioprinting, with microarrayers and custom array printing services offered worldwide. Arrayjet provide instruments and services to pharma, diagnostic and life science industries. Our products use inkjet technology for precision picolitre liquid handling. Arrayjet focus on printing biological samples to create tools for genomic and proteomic screening, patient stratification and clinical diagnosis.
The proprietary printing technology is fully automated and delivers benefits of ease of use, precision, reproducibility, efficiency of manufacture, and total process-control.”
Find out more about Arrayjet here.
Arrayjet is seeking to employ a Laboratory Application Scientist to support its activities in microarray production and custom printing services. Arrayjet has over ten years of experience in all aspects of microarray technology and recently diversified to offer custom microarray printing and assay development services (Arrayjet Advance) to complement our established range of inkjet microarrayers.
As a Laboratory Application Scientist, you will provide technical support to enable our research and product development to function effectively, while adhering to correct procedures and health and safety guidelines.
The role is largely laboratory-oriented and you will be part of a dynamic team providing microarray services for an international customer base. Your attention to detail will ensure that work is consistently a high standard, and your interpersonal skills will make you an important member of a growing team.
Job duties include but are not limited to: Performing all technical aspects of Arrayjet Advance services from the preparation of samples and the operation of microarrayers, through to the analysis and presentation of experimental data. The role will involve communicating with a diverse range of customers, as well as the writing of customer-facing protocols and reports, and presentations as required.
Arrayjet is looking for diligent and proactive individuals with the following qualifications, skills and experience:
· Degree in life sciences, biotechnology or related field
· Attention to detail and high accuracy
· Excellent communication skills
· Excel and statistical analysis
· Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
· Manual dexterity for handling fine equipment
· Knowledge and experience of working in a lab environment
· Good lab practice
· Ability to adhere to health and safety procedures
· Planning and organisational skills
· Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
· Prioritisation and decision-making skills
· Previous experience of good research practices and techniques
· Confident use of laboratory equipment
The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, highly-motivated and creative individual with a willingness to learn and a positive attitude to work. Previous laboratory experience in a related field would be advantageous but is not essential as full training will be provided for the right candidate.
The technology and project at Arrayjet is uniquely applicable to a wide range of applications and will involve a range interaction from small biotech companies, to the pharmaceutical industry, to academic research. Therefore this opportunity will allow the successful applicant to expand their scientific and biological knowledge across a broad range of fields and disciplines in a supportive, growing team. There is tremendous potential to grow with the role within Arrayjet, a company at the forefront of bioprinting technology.
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Closing date for applications is 17 December 2019, 12 noon.
Please submit a CV and tailored Cover Letter through the Adopt An Intern online application form on our website. Examples of what we expect in an application can be found HERE. All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. State A) your availability and B) relevant experience and demonstrate how your skills match the specific requirements of the job description.
We do NOT accept email applications unless otherwise stated.
Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.