Scientific database officer , Auspherix Limited

About us
Auspherix is an early stage anti-infectives company offering new hope in the battle against antibiotic resistant bacteria.  By developing a new class of antibiotics the company will strengthen the existing arsenal of antibacterial treatments.
Auspherix’ pre-clinical R&D programmes are based on its discovery of antibacterials with a unique profile. These proprietary compounds have demonstrated activity against a broad range of important multidrug resistant (MDR) Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacterial strains.
The company intends to develop and license these novel antibiotic drug candidate molecules to pharmaceutical companies with expertise in the anti-infective space.
About the role
We have a vacancy for a highly motivated individual to join the Auspherix team.
You will support the Biology team by establishing and maintaining databases in Activity Base and / or Dotmatics.  The role will involve uploading assay results and ensuring the accurate storage and dissemination of data. You will be responsible for training other team members in the use of these databases. Other tasks may include purchasing for the laboratory, ensuring the timely arrival of items ordered and liaising with a purchasing team to procure the best deals on equipment and other items. The post holder will be responsible for producing laboratory safety documents and maintaining records. There may also be the possibility to work in the laboratory, performing basic assays and assisting with day-to-day running tasks such as media preparation.
About you
Essential knowledge, skills and experience required:
  • Educated to at least A-Level
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in a related field
  • Knowledge of working in a scientific environment
  • Experience in using Activity Base and / or Dotmatics software packages
All candidates should also:
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be highly motivated
  • Be able to demonstrate attention to detail
  • Have the ability to prioritise and be able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Have an analytical approach to problem solving
Competitive salary and benefits on offer.
The role will initially be for a 1 year period, subject to meeting milestones.
To apply please send your CV and covering letter to info@auspherix.com