Chemical Engineer/Assay Development (Full time)

The company

HexagonFab is a young spin-off company from the University of Cambridge. Our mission is the development of next-generation sensors for rapid point of care testing. The core of our technology is a novel nanomaterial-based platform that allows near real-time detection of antibody/antigen binding.

The role

Based at our labs in Cambridge, UK, you will be involved in the optimization of the functionalization of the sensor surface.

Your responsibilities

  • Development of immunoassays for protein detection
  • Optimization of the surface chemistry including processes for immobilization of antibodies and improvement of surface passivation protocols.
  • On a day to day basis, you will work closely with researchers in an interdisciplinary team including engineers, chemists and clinicians.

Minimum requirements

  • MSc in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with initiative and drive

Preferred experience

  • Previous experience with development and verification of immunoassays such as ELISA.

What we offer

  • Young, dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • Be part of a step-change in medical diagnostics and food safety
  • Working on a cutting-edge technology
  • Competitive salary
  • Most important off all, join a great team!

Interested? Questions? How to apply?

Send us your CV with a short e-mail outlining your motivation to