Bioassay Development Scientist

Institute of Technology Tallaght
October 06 2017
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

MiCRA Biodiagnostics has an exciting research position for a Bioassay Development Scientist to work on the development of TOXOR Biosensor Technology: Application to Water Industry Toxicity Testing.

The role requires a dedicated and creative scientist with practical knowledge in cell culture or analytical microbiology. The bioassay developer will be involved in the development of TOXOR; preparation and characterisation of functionalised polymer surfaces for the immobilisation of relevant cell lines, integration of living cells with electrode-based sensors for designing electronic toxicity assays for environmental water analysis.

The scientist will assist in the characterisation and development of fish-cell bioreactor. Studies on appropriate fish-cell lines and evaluation of new techniques for cell bioreactor longevity for use in water toxicity measurements and biosensor correlations with a standard method. Analytical performance studies to include toxicity test evaluation. The bioassay scientist is expected to work closely with project team, gateway staff and collaborators to advance TOXOR technology.

This job comes from a partnership with Science Magazine and Euraxess

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