Molecular Biologist

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A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Molecular Biologist to join an Oxfordshire based AgriTech company. This is an excellent opportunity for a Molecular Biologist to take the next step in their career, working alongside a highly-skilled team of Scientists at the forefront of chemical research in to Herbicides.

What will I be doing?
The Molecular Biologist will be responsible for standardising an optimising experimental methods, mentoring a small team of Research Technicians, performing various biological experiments including but not limited to, DNA/RNA extraction of plant cells and molecular cloning.

About the company
This pioneering start-up have developed a range of powerful platforms, that when used in conjunction with artificial intelligence, enable the discovery of new herbicides. This Oxford University spin-out company are already making waves in the AgriTech industry and with an enormous amount of financial backing are set to expand rapidly over the next 12 months!

The ideal candidate will have…

  • A PhD or equivalent in a relevant field such as Life Sciences, Biology or Plant Sciences
  • Previous experience working within laboratory environment
  • Experience with Molecular Biology techniques such as DNA/RNA isolation, PCR cloning etc.
  • Any experience leading or mentoring a team would be highly advantageous but not essential

So what’s next?
If you think this role is a good fit for you, please apply below and I will be in touch with you shortly to discuss the role further.

Alternatively, if you’re not ready to apply just yet but would like some more information, please feel free to call me on 07467 141 786 or email

Job Type
Competitive Salary
Contact Name
Megan Robertson
Contact Number
  • Life assurance
  • Salary sacrifice
  • Onsite parking
  • Bonus
Date Posted
September 21


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