LumiraDx is a medical technology company developing, manufacturing and marketing smart connected diagnostics and diagnostic-led care solutions. Founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs with a successful track record in building and scaling medical diagnostics and health IT businesses, the company has major operations in the UK and the USA, and is supported by a global sales network, LumiraDx is a high growth organisation.
We have recently launched the innovative LumiraDx Platform, and are looking for proactive, experienced, focused and enthusiastic individuals who can make a significant contribution to the continued growth and success of our dynamic and forward-looking company.
Purpose of the role
We are seeking a motivated Research Associate or Senior Research Associate to join the Metabolics team. You will be supporting the team via technical expertise and by assisting in experiments, and research under the direction of a senior scientist.
Key areas of responsibility
Communication & Collaboration
Non Technical Skills
To be successful in this role you must be able to demonstrate the following:
Overview of Essential and Desirable knowledge, skills and required to be successful in this role:
Bachelor or Masters degree in chemistry, chemical biology, biochemistry, or similar technical program.
Familiar with affinity-based assays. This includes building titration curves based on immunoassays and direct binding assays. Example assays include: photoinduced electron transfer, antibody sandwich assays and immunoprecipitation, FRET, and other direct binding assays with fluorescence-based readouts.
Familiar with purification techniques including HPLC and size exclusion chromatography.
Flexibility in working style to meet business needs.
Detail oriented and highly motivated
Familiar with immobilization techniques to solid phase media such as silica beads or hydrogel
Knowledge of a wide variety of conjugation techniques including working with NHS, maleimide, and click chemistry
Familiar with binding kinetics
Familiar with fluorescent based assays
Experience and understanding of factors important in reagent preparation and drying for POC assays.
Experience with CE Mark or 510K approved products
Please note, if you wish to submit an application for this role, please consider the following information
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you are an internal candidate, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, you may be subject to all or some of the LumiraDx standard pre-employment checks.
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