Microbiologist

Microbiologist

Working within the Clinical Engineering Team, you will lead our ongoing requirement to demonstrate the biocompatibility of our medical devices (robot and instrumentation), develop reprocessing protocols for our robotic surgical instrumentation and support long term microbiology needs of the business. Execution of these tasks will require you to manage external contractors and test houses to deliver the necessary regulatory documentation as well as liaise with internal project team members to drive the delivery of technical requirements to support investigations.

Why join us?

CMR is one of the UK’s most exciting companies to be joining right now.  The scale of our ambition to build a world-class medical devices company in Cambridge is matched only by the breath-taking innovation that underpins our next generation of surgical robot. We’re an award-winning company that plans to significantly disrupt the way surgery is performed for the benefit of millions of patients all around the world. 

Our values are ambitious, humble, fair and responsible and people focused. If you share these values and our passion for improving lives, and have the skills to make a real difference to the way minimal access surgery is developed and delivered then it’s a great time to join us.

Responsibilities

Your key responsibilities will include:

·         Initiating, co-ordinating and undertaking internal review as well as external contract studies related to reprocessing and or biocompatibility testing.

·         Managing internal and third party projects of moderate complexity and impact with minimal guidance.

·         Developing protocols and summary reports to support product development and regulatory submissions.

·         Supporting senior scientists in developing the necessary paperwork to support regulatory filings.

About you

You will need to:

·         Have a Bachelor’s degree in biomedical or life science.

·         Be detail oriented with excellent organisational skills.

·         Be able to plan and manage multiple project timelines.

·         Have the ability to lead through influence, negotiate effectively, and manage customer expectations.

·         Demonstrate the ability to work independently as well as in a team.

·         Have the ability to communicate effectively with the project team(s) and management.

·         Have appropriate experience with microbiology, toxicology and/or biocompatibility, including undergraduate study, academic and/or industry experience.

We would like you to:

·         Have experience and knowledge of operating room protocol and central processing techniques and equipment (desirable but not essential).

The package

We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package (including non-contributory pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, life assurance, and our infamous monthly BBQs). On top of that, you’ll be joining a company with a fabulous culture of ambition, creativity and teamwork, and where fun is just as valued as our commitment to make surgery better for millions of people.

Interested? We’d love to hear from you!

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