Research Scientist

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Research Scientist – (Job Ref: 22N/RESE)

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, and self-motivated individual in our Biotechnology department. More specifically, the successful Research Scientist candidate will be working within the Recombinant Antibody Group. The role includes responsibilities geared towards the expression purification and characterisation of recombinant antibodies which will be developed for use in Randox’ own-branded diagnostic platforms and products. 

This role will be based at our Science Park in Antrim Town, and the shift pattern will be Monday to Friday, 8:40am to 5:20pm. 

The Candidate:

•    Degree level qualification in a life science discipline
•    Laboratory experience in molecular or cell biology, biochemistry or immunology
•    Ability to work independently within the context of a multidisciplinary research team
•    Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
•    Possess excellent organisational and communication skills (written and oral)

•    Knowledge and experience in mammalian cell culture techniques
•    Knowledge and experience of recombinant expression systems
•    Knowledge and experience of protein purification methods
•    Knowledge and experience of immunoassay techniques and/or analytical QC

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.

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