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Scientist or Senior Scientist


Oxford, United Kingdom

Scientist or Senior Scientist

Location: Oxford or Southampton

Hours: Full-time

Ref: OXF0620

Salary: Dependent on experience

ATDBio is an oligonucleotide synthesis company specialising in the synthesis of high quality modified oligonucleotides, with labs in Southampton and Oxford. We supply oligonucleotides for COVID-19 testing and our oligonucleotides are also used all over the world in academic and commercial research in the fields of genetics, genomics, molecular biology, biochemistry, biotechnology and nanotechnology.

ATDBio has several positions available in Oxford and one position in Southampton for scientists to carry out oligonucleotide synthesis and analysis, in addition to other laboratory work. Jobs are available at various technical and research levels at the Oxford laboratory. A PhD-level synthetic chemist position is available at the Southampton laboratory. The posts are available immediately for an initial period of 6 months.

The successful candidate will have
• at least an undergraduate degree in chemistry (or a related discipline), and some experience working in a chemistry laboratory.; a PhD in a relevant area is desirable
• experience in nucleic acid chemistry desirable but not essential
• experience with HPLC and mass spectrometry; experience working with Waters LCMS systems is highly desirable
• proven ability to work well both individually and as part of a small team
• excellent spoken and written English
• the ability to keep accurate laboratory records and work in a neat and clean environment.
• experience with ISO 9001 is desirable

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in COVID-19 related work.

How to Apply

Please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@atdbio.com. Please address the covering letter to Dr Joanna Sobek Brown and highlight any desirable skills you may have that are relevant for the position and which location you are applying for. Please confirm you have permission to work in the UK.

Applications will be evaluated in the order that they are received. You are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.
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