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Biomaterial Scientist


Oxfordshire (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 6838


An innovative start-up has an exciting opportunity for a Biomaterial Scientist to join its Bioengineering Team. You will be tasked with optimising the performance of in-house developed materials for tissue engineering applications.

Biomaterial Scientist Summary:

  • Contribute towards the development of wider R&D objectives.
  • Independent work planning and carry out appropriate experimentation.
  • Liaise directly with team leader and update group on project progress.
  • Aid in development of SOP’s, COSHH & RA documentation with support from the team.
  • Generate succinct reports for the team and present at wider company R&D meetings.
  • Along with team members, provide routine laboratory maintenance, including participating in equipment upkeep, cleaning rotas and laboratory consumables stock management.
  • Ensure that laboratory health, safety and quality procedures are followed.
  • Ensure accurate record keeping for experiments using electronic laboratory notebook.
  • General ad-hoc duties as required to support the departmental and organisation requirements.

Biomaterial Scientist Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Hold a PhD in bioengineering, biomaterials or tissue engineering with a BSc or MSc in Chemistry, bioengineering, biomedical science, biochemistry, or biotechnology.
  • Fabrication and characterisation biomaterials for mammalian cell culture.
  • Optimisation of biomaterials performance for in-vitro cell culture.
  • A track-record of delivering results in a short-time frame.

Skills and Personality Traits:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Happy to work as part of a small team.

Competitive Salary + Benefits – Permanent – Full Time

Job Ref: 6838