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Biosensor Research Scientist


London, UK

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

As a Biosensor Research Scientist, you will be an integral part of our R&D team, which primarily focuses on the development of point-of-care electrochemical aptamer-based sensors (E-AB) for drug monitoring and various other applications. You will focus on the construction techniques of E-AB biosensors, experimental verification and optimization of E-AB biosensors.

We're growing fast! You will be joining us at an exciting stage of company growth therefore we’re looking for a highly motivated and talented Biosensor Research Scientist to join our team. You'll work alongside a team of experienced professionals who are passionate about using technology to improve healthcare.

We are self-driven and inspire others to continue to build on existing skills by giving you the tools you need to do so. If you're looking for a challenging and exciting opportunity to apply your expertise to the development of life-saving medical technology, ZiO Health is the place for you.


- Develop and optimize AB biosensors to achieve regulatory standards
- Design and execution of experimental strategies in consultation with the CSO, senior management and team
- Research novel technical concepts, assimilate information from published literature and critically apply the concepts in experimental design
- Perform extensive experiments to back the findings
- Prepare scientific reports and present to the board of directors and investors
- Contribute to the day-to-day planning and organization of R&D duties

Technical Skills

- Experience with electrochemical biosensors
- Extensive laboratory experience in the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, synthetic biology, or biological engineering.
- Ability to generate and interpret technical data based on relevant projects
- A good record in publications
- Experience in statistical data analysis
- Good organisational skills with regular record keeping, and the ability to multi-task and manage time effectively to meet milestones and deadlines

Additional Competencies

- Master’s/PhD in a relevant field - molecular biology, biochemistry, synthetic biology, biosensors, biomaterials, electrochemistry, biological engineering or other closely related field.
- High degree of self-motivation and ability to work under pressure while maintaining a high degree of accuracy
- Excellent problem-solving ability and strong analytical skills
- High degree of self-motivation and ability to work under pressure while maintaining accuracy.
- Strong team player with an analytical and problem-solving approach.
- Excellent project and time management abilities, including thorough and timely reporting.
- Good interpersonal skills.
- Impact-driven mindset, eager to make a positive difference for the company, product, users, and colleagues.
- Comfortable with both hands-on tasks and strategic thinking
- Creativity and adaptability in identifying and pursuing new avenues of inquiry.

About ZiO Health

ZiO Health is a medical technology & digital health company that has developed proprietary pocket-sized technology, bringing lab testing to the point of use.

We are changing the way we approach therapeutic drug monitoring and precision dosing. Our proprietary biosensor technology combined with AI-guided dosing allows us to provide immediate concentration results and personalized dose information to improve patient treatment outcomes and minimise toxicity.

How to Apply

If you're interested in applying for this position, please send us a short introduction and your CV to

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