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Danaher Corporation R&D Scientist in Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

We are looking for an experienced Scientist to join us in Newcastle. This is a phenomenal role for someone who has some experience & a relevant degree. Candidates will be considered with a relevant degree and applicable placement year/ internship. Likewise, we will also consider experienced Scientists looking to move from similar positions.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for supporting Leica Biosystems to remain and expand as an effective and efficient developer of high-quality new products and to ensure efficient and timely product development.

In this role, you’ll

  • The generation and evaluation of in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assays for use in cancer diagnosis in manual and automated staining systems.

  • Acting as part of a team to examine the viability of potential research projects.

  • Contributing towards department innovation initiatives.

  • Devising detailed plans for the development, verification and validation of new products. This requires a comprehensive literature search, a review of existing/rival products, and use of databases prior to deciding which approach to use

  • Microscopic slide examination and interpretation of antibody/probe staining primarily on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue where required.

  • Participation in technical support and customer complaint investigations, when requested by the PPIB board

What you’ll need to do the job

  • Degree (or equivalent) within Biomedical/Biological science

  • Proven experience within the Biomedical field.

  • Experience of working within a regulated environment

  • Understanding of histopathology, histological/immunohistochemical, and molecular biology techniques

  • Understanding of tissue recognition in histopathology slide screening

  • It would be advantageous if the candidate had experience of protein chemistry

  • Portrays a positive and hardworking approach to work

  • Ability to undertake research with minimal direction

  • Ability to write research reports

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal/written)

Interested? Join the Leica Biosystems Team!

Want to join our growing team that is helping our customers do incredible work? We look forward to your application!

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