CHAIN Biotechnology Ltd is an early stage microbiome company set out to exploit the therapeutic potential of beneficial Clostridia found in the human gut microbiome. CHAIN has developed a proprietary microbial platform for drug delivery, which builds on the companies’ core skills in microbiology, metabolic engineering and fermentation of anaerobic bacteria. See www.chainbiotech.com for further details.

To support our multi-disciplinary team, based at the Synthetic Biology Research Centre at the University of Nottingham, we are now recruiting for a

Junior Scientist.

The role will include:

  • Supporting research and development work
  • Supporting senior scientist in day to day running of the laboratory:
    • Preparing and maintaining stock solutions and media
    • Maintaining calibration status of equipment
    • Environmental monitoring
    • Stock checks and ordering

What we expect of you:

  • BSc/MSc with at least 2 years’ experience working in a microbiology background
  • Sound knowledge of molecular techniques, cloning, PCR, and microbial cell culture
  • Good record keeping
  • Highly motivated team player
  • Experience with anaerobic bacteria and fermentation is desirable

What we offer:

  • Exciting opportunity to be at forefront of microbiome research
  • Small team with great spirit
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary
  • An opportunity to make a difference