Molecular Biologist/Biochemist

CHAIN Biotechnology Ltd.

CHAIN Biotech is a young and dynamic biotech company, developing anaerobic bacteria for gut microbiome targeted therapies. CHAIN’s lab space is located within the Synthetic Biology Research Centre (SBRC) at the University of Nottingham.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated molecular biologist with experience in protein expression and characterisation. The ideal candidate will also have experience working with anaerobic bacteria.  

You will be working closely within a dedicated project team focusing on protein/peptide secretion in Clostridia bacteria.

The ideal candidate will be a team player but is also able to work independently and implement a milestone driven development plan. The candidate should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills together with accuracy, close attention to detail and good time management.

The candidate should have:

  • A degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or a related Biological Science
  • A Ph.D. or M.Sc. with >2 years of relevant experience in protein production
  • Experience handling and genetic manipulation of anaerobic microorganisms, preferably Clostridia

CHAIN offers a competitive salary commensurate with age and experience. The closing date for applications is 31st of August 2017.

Please note only applicants eligible to work within the UK will be considered. 

Please send your CV and cover letter detailing your motivations to

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