moa is recruiting for a Biology Scientist, Phenotypic Screening position– MoA-GALAXY
MoA’s mission is to find a new generation of safe and effective herbicides to help farmers produce high quality food. To achieve this goal, we have developed 3 unique and complementary platforms: MoA-GALAXY, MoA-TARGET and MoA-SELECT. The post-holder will be part of the MoA-GALAXY team.
MoA-GALAXY is a unique proprietary High Throughput Screening (HTS) platform to find herbicides with new modes of action. We use state-of-the-art screening and imaging technologies to generate a wide range of herbicidal activity data.
We are seeking a driven, highly organized, and pro-active individual to join the GALAXY team. The successful candidate will integrate into a dynamic group working on the phenotypic discovery-pipeline to identify new candidate herbicide MOA.
As a Biology Scientist in GALAXY your role will be to contribute to the phenotypic characterization of active molecules, implementing hit selection, hit-to-lead biological profiling and reporting. You will conduct compound screening and profiling utilizing state-of-the art high throughput screening tools. You will have an enthusiasm for scientific delivery and innovation and outstanding attention to detail. On a person level, you are curious, open minded and striving to lean more. You are analytical, assertive and a team player. You will be reporting to the head of GALAXY at moa Technology. Molecular Biology skills are not relevant to this position.
Position type: Permanent full-time - 37.5 hours per week
Location: The Oxford Science Park, Oxford,
The post-holder will have:
- Pro-active and positive problem solving mindset.
- Be enthused by the science and moa Technology’s vision.
- Be adaptable. The company is in a rapid growth trajectory and requires individuals who can evolve with the needs of the business.
- Be a good colleague: the platforms are very collaborative and require a team player.
- Good work ethic, display a high level of professionalism and be reliable.
MoA is strongly committed to the safety of their employees and in the current COVID-19 climate, have taken measures that require the post-holder to:
Please send a CV and cover letter detailing why you would like to be considered for the role and how you meet the job requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org