Molecular Biologist


Permanent Cambridge, UK

Biofidelity’s mission is to improve and extend the lives of people with cancer by enabling better targeting of therapies, early detection of treatment resistance, and routine monitoring of treatment response. Our unique technology is designed to allow rapid, broad adoption of our assays in testing labs around the world, enabling a step change in patient care.

At Biofidelity we are proud to have built a culture of teamwork, openness and trust. Our team works towards well-defined goals and a strong belief that we can bring real benefits to patients. Our people are keen to take responsibility for their work and share both their successes and setbacks.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including private medical care, share option scheme, pension, cycle to work scheme, 26 days per year holiday allowance and free physical training sessions.

Biofidelity is expanding its R&D team responsible for the development and optimisation of its core technology. We are seeking a talented molecular biologist with a creative and ambitious mindset to work alongside the assay development team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Development of novel molecular techniques and tools for high sensitivity molecular diagnostics

  • Characterisation and optimisation of molecular assays

  • Design of complex multiplexed reactions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to apply your knowledge and expertise to complex challenges

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD and 2+ years further experience in academia or significant proven industrial experience in molecular biology

  • Substantial experience in the development of molecular techniques and tools

  • Experience in at least some of the following areas:

    • High-sensitivity molecular assay development

    • Multiplexed PCR/qPCR

    • DNA/RNA extraction and sample preparation

    • Isothermal amplification techniques

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