Reprogenetics

Experts in Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Research Scientist at Reprogenetics UK

Location: Oxford, United Kingdom Date available: Now Contract type: Permanent

Salary: Dependent on experience

About the job:

Reprogenetics has a long and distinguished history of basic scientific research as well as clinical investigation. In keeping with this tradition, Reprogenetics has created a new post-doctoral research position. The primary role of the new member of the scientific team will be to carry out translational research aimed at increasing the success rates of fertility treatments, improving the diagnosis of infertility and enhancing the detection of inherited disorders. Much of the research will involve the development of novel methods for the genetic analysis of single cells, gametes and embryos. Some of the research is expected to provide information of relevance to basic biology, while other aspects of the investigations will have clinical significance. The post would be appropriate for a post-doctoral level scientist with experience of a variety of molecular genetic techniques.

The position will provide opportunities for training in new techniques. Publication of data and conference attendance is encouraged and supported. Applicants should be eligible to work within the European Union.

About Reprogenetics:

Reprogenetics UK is a specialist genetic diagnostics company, providing state-of-the-art tests, primarily aimed at improving infertility treatments or avoiding the transmission of serious inherited disorders from one generation to the next. Reprogenetics has been at the forefront of many of the most important developments in the field of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and maintains an active and successful programme of research and development. Employees of the company have published numerous scientific papers and been recognised with multiple prizes for their research and clinical work. Continued education, attendance at conferences and presentation of clinical/research data are actively encouraged.

If you are interested in applying, please email a copy of your CV to dagan@reprogenetics.co.uk. Include your contact details and the contact information of two people willing to provide references. Please also include a brief cover letter, confirming the job you are applying for and outlining why you would be interested in working for Reprogenetics UK.