Scientist

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Randox

E: recruitment@randox.com

T: +44 (0) 28 9442 2413

W: https://www.randox.com/

Scientist – (Job Code: 22N/SCIH)

Randox Laboratories are seeking applications from candidates to join our Science Park in Antrim. The ideal candidate should be able to positively contribute to the design, development, execution and validation of multiplex molecular assays which are to be incorporated on to one of Randox’s new automated platforms, Assays to be incorporated onto this platform lie within the areas of infectious diseases.

​​​​​​​The Role:

  • The ideal candidate should be able to positively contribute to the design, development, execution and validation of multiplex molecular assays within the areas of infectious diseases.
  • Troubleshoot and optimise assays if required.
  • The candidate should have experience in the management, handling, and correct disposal of clinical samples and diagnostic reagents.
  • The candidate will be required to assist in the development of new molecular assays and integration of developed molecular assays into the company’s automated technology.
  • The ideal candidate should be able to perform routine molecular techniques such as PCR, qPCR and be familiar with LAMP and digital PCR.
  • Use of alignment tools, Bio-Informatics and primer design.
  • Should be proficient in data management and the use of Microsoft office.
  • Candidate should be enthusiastic, have excellent communication skills and be able to work well in a dynamic and multidisciplinary team.  

The Candidate:

Essential:

  • BSC in Molecular Biology/Biochemistry/Biomedical or similar discipline.
  • Experience in using molecular biology techniques such as PCR/qPCR.
  • Experience in data management and proficiency in Microsoft Word.
  • Experience in the management and safe handling of clinical samples.

Desirable:

  • Primer design and bio-informatics experience.    

About Randox:

An international company operating in over 145 countries that continues to have unparalleled growth, Randox Laboratories has been the heartbeat of the UK’s National COVID Testing Programme throughout the pandemic.   In early 2020 Randox recognised the threat from COVID-19 and, based on over 40 years of diagnostic experience, quickly developed a test to accurately identify the virus.  Testing at scale commenced within weeks to support the UK’s National Testing Programme and private clients alike.  Through the enormous effort and commitment of its staff Randox is currently operating at a capacity of 180,000 COVID-19 samples per day, making it the most productive laboratory in the UK and Ireland and amongst the very largest in Europe.

Additionally, as a world leader in diagnostics for clinical healthcare, toxicology and food security, our expertise and product portfolio have assisted laboratories across the world in improving health and saving lives. Our global success is a result of our pioneering products and the commitment & skill of our workforce, which continue to grow exponentially.

Central to the Randox ethos is our drive and determination to improve healthcare worldwide and every one of our talented staff play a role in this. In order to serve our growing international markets, we require high calibre applicants with scientific, engineering, software, and broader business skills – including sales, marketing, logistics, finance and many more.  Join the Randox team and play your part in improving the health of millions.

Randox Laboratories Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
 

  • Permanent
  • UK - Antrim
  • Closing date: Monday 24 Oct 2022
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