moa is recruiting for a Senior Scientist, Phenotypic Imaging 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 for finding herbicides with new modes of action (MOA). We use state-of-the-art screening and imaging technologies to generate a wide range of herbicidal activity data.
We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and highly motivated Senior Scientist to join the GALAXY team at MoA. The successful applicant will integrate into a dynamic group to support and advance our early herbicide discovery pipeline. The candidate will work on exciting new projects to accelerate the characterization of new MOA herbicides. Using qualitative and quantitative imaging, the selected candidate will make significant contributions to the profiling of hit compounds by designing, validating, and executing cellular phenotypic assays.
This position will provide ample opportunities for skillset development and career building.
Candidates with a strong background in cell biology, advanced imaging confocal and wide-field microscopy, high-content assay development and miniaturization are strongly encouraged to apply.
Position type: Permanent full-time - 37.5 hours per week
Location: The Bellhouse Building, The Magdalen Centre, The Oxford Science Park, Robert Robinson Avenue, Oxford, OX4 4GA
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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:
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