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Research Scientist

21 March 2017

Isomerase Therapeutics is a drug discovery and development company based in Cambridge, UK, with particular expertise in the discovery and development of optimised microbial and fungal natural products.

As a key member of the scientific team in a thriving biotech company, you will play an important role in developing the next generation of natural product-based therapeutics.  Your duties will include carrying out synthetic biology techniques, small scale bacterial/fungal fermentations and analysis of secondary metabolite production.

You should possess a relevant science degree, preferably a PhD and have worked in a laboratory environment. Practical experience of standard molecular/synthetic biology techniques is essential.  Previous experience with biosynthetic engineering, fermentation optimisation and culturing of fungi and/or actinomycetes would be advantageous.  

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and reporting skills, enjoy working as part of a team and should be keen to develop new techniques and methodologies.

We offer a competitive salary and a highly stimulating working environment. If you are interested in working to shape the future of a young and dynamic company and believe you have the skills and enthusiasm required then please forward a CV with a cover letter to info@isomerase.co.uk. Entitlement to work in the UK is essential.  

No recruitment agencies, please. 

Closing date 7 April 2017.