Maternity Cover Microbiologist

Auspherix Limited

Auspherix Ltd is an anti-infectives company engaged in the discovery and development of a new class of organogold-based antibiotics with a distinct antibacterial profile that has the potential to treat serious and life-threatening infections.

Our Company is located at the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst facility, UK a world-leading hub for open innovation and centre for fast growing biotech, pharma and medtech businesses. We have openings for a number of laboratory based roles at various levels within the company to support our lead optimisation pipeline, including a:

Maternity cover microbiologist:

  • BSc degree in Biological or Pharmacological Sciences or significant work experience
  • Solid background with laboratory techniques, ideally to include microbiology techniques
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ work experience in a related laboratory role
  • Excellent record-keeping including laboratory notebooks
  • High standard of computer literacy, particularly relating to Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and ability to use initiative

Responsibilities will include:

  • Novel compound screening in microbiology assays
  • Day to day mammalian cell culture activities.
  • Media and cell culture component preparation
  • Housekeeping activities of dedicated laboratory activities
  • Other tasks based on experience level of successful candidate

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