R&D Scientist

Job Ref.No: 
Contract Type: 
Permanent Full Time
Publish Date: 
Friday, 23 October, 2020 - 01:00 to Sunday, 22 November, 2020 - 00:00
Salary Min: 
Salary Max: 

We have an immediate opportunity for R&D Scientist to join our Limerick based multinational client.

Main Duties:
• Execute Research and Development activities through all phases of product development.
• Perform clinical sample extraction, and qPCR assay optimization experiments in molecular biology laboratories (including a BSL2 lab), including operation of liquid handling systems, on a regular basis.
• Develop testing protocols
• Follow regulatory compliance in line with ISO 13485.
• Carry out prioritisation, feasibility and specification phase planning for potential R&D proposals.

Essential Criteria:
• Min MSc in Molecular/Microbiology or Equivalent - PhD an advantage
• A general understanding of microbiology.
• Knowledge of basic data analysis and interpretation
• Must be tolerant to change, ready to take on new challenges and open to learning new skills

Desirable Criteria:
• Strong skills in molecular biology (including DNA, RNA, PCR, qPCR, quantification methods)
• Experience with methods for extraction of DNA/RNA from microbes & viruses (manual & automated sample prep methods).
• Regulatory Experience in IVD product development.

Please email your cv to niamh.hoare@eflexes.com to organise immediate interview, which will be scheduled for later this week.

eFlexes is an equal opportunities employer.