Scientist - Surface Biochemistry

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Scientist - Surface Biochemistry

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 days ago

  • Sector: Technical & Engineering Recruitment
  • Contact: Jen Richardson
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 04 September 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH43706_1659687122

We're looking for a Scientist - Surface Biochemistry on behalf of a wonderful company based just outside Cambridge.

They're doing wonderful things with biosensors and need someone to come in and work with the R&D team to build, test and optimise them. It's a fantastic opportunity to join a company who are top of their game and doing things that have not been done before.

Sponsorship, a relocation package and a long list of generous benefits are on offer!

The Role:

  • Optimise surface functionalisation chemistries for the company's biosensor platform
  • Develop chemical methods of calibration of assessment of biosensor device performance and relate to electronic measurements
  • Perform surface characterisation to determine effectiveness of functionalisation
  • Establish hypotheses with regards to observed performance and propose routes forward to improve
  • Work together with the rest of the biosensor team to develop and optimise the performance of graphene biosensors for target applications

About You:

  • PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, surface chemistry or related fields, or equivalent industrial experience
  • Experience with surface chemistry and processing
  • Experience in Surface chemistry techniques (e.g. AFM, Raman, FTIR) for organic molecules
  • Experience working on functionalization of surfaces with biomolecules


  • Experience in building, testing and characterising biosensors in any form (eg optical, electrical)
  • Experience in Microfluidics
  • Experience in working with biological samples

Hit the 'Apply Now' button if you tick these boxes and would like to have a conversation about what this marvellous company can offer you.