Chemical Research Assistant (6 months)

The company

HexagonFab is a recent spin-off company from the University of Cambridge. Our mission is the development of next-generation sensors for rapid point of care testing.



The role

Based at our labs in Cambridge, UK, you will be involved in the development of a novel nanomaterial-based immunoassay for the detection of pathogens at the point of care.



Your responsibilities

  • Optimization of the surface functionalization of the nanomaterial
  • Performing experiments to investigate processes for the immobilization of antibodies using linker molecules and methods for reducing non-specific binding
  • 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 surface functionalization and immunoassays is welcome


What we offer

  • Change how medical diagnostics and food safety works today
  • Cutting-edge research, cutting edge technology
  • Competitive salary
  • Most important off all, great colleagues and amazing work atmosphere


Interested? Questions? How to apply?

Send us a short e-mail at info@hexagonfab.com
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