Genetic Engineer recruitment agency listing

A genetic engineer will perform research into the genes of humans, plants and animals. Most genetic engineers will have their own specialist subjects which they will pursue for many years.

In order to become a genetic engineer a great deal of training is required. Candidates must attend university and attain a degree in a science-related subject, such as chemistry or biology. After acquiring a degree a further year of study is required to receive a masters in a more specialised subject. Candidates must then find an institution that will allow them to work on their doctoral degree. As well as having these qualifications candidates are also expected to attend regular seminars and lectures in order to keep up-to-date with scientific advances and new technology. To attain employment candidates must also be able to prove that they have experience. This can usually be earned through voluntary work experience and research programmes.

Genetic engineers must also have other skills aside from formal qualifications. They must be able to work well in a group as the majority of employment opportunities are collaborative efforts. Good oral and written English skills are also essential.

Genetic engineer jobs are very competitive. The majority of employment is based in inner cities. Genetic engineers may also have to work in research labs overseas. Genetic engineer jobs can often be found through recruitment agencies.

The starting salary for a genetic engineer in the UK is around £28,000; however those who build up a good reputation could earn up to £100,000.

 
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  • Scintillant Life Sciences

    Scintillant Life Sciences is exclusively focused to the identification, evaluation and placement of key scientists within the Life Sciences sector in the UK and Europe. With over 40 years’ commercial and scientific experience in Life Sciences, the agency has an intricate understanding of the sector.
    Coverage UK & Europe
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    • LinkPoint Resources, 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB
    • Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 145-157 St John Street, London, Greater London, EC1V 4PY
    • Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6EZ
    • 49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ
    • LinkPoint, CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD
    • Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE
  • Atom Recruitment Ltd.

    We focus exclusively in niche sectors offering a complete service dedicated to the Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Life Science, Personal Care / Cosmetic and Food Industries. Excelling in our market knowledge and expertise; our goal is to provide you with a continuous professional and personal service.
    Coverage National - All UK
    • The Cleaning Centre, Bath Road, Littlewick Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 3QR
  • ProClinical

    ProClinical assist experienced life-sciences professionals with finding permanent and contract jobs at pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and clinical research organisations, including leading global brands and smaller emerging companies.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Asia Pacific
    • 28 Scrutton Street, London, EC2A 4RP
  • CK Associates Limited

    The CK Science Division of CK Associates Limited has over 20 years experience supplying specialist permanent and contract staff to the biotechnology industry in the UK and Europe. We cover bioprocess technology and development, fermentation science, genetic manipulation and engineering, protein engineering, downstream processing, cell culture, production and quality assurance.
    Coverage Throughout the UK and Europe
    • Brunswick House, The Bridge Business Centre, Beresford Way, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 9FG
    • 9 High Street, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 3BG
    • Rivergreen Centre, Aykley Heads, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5TS
  • Electus Recruitment Solutions

    Electus Recruitment Solutions is an independent specialist recruitment agency operating in the aerospace, defence, energy and infrastructure sectors. Our teams of talent delivery consultants divided into niche specialisms to provide our employers and candidates with expert knowledge and an effortless marrying of skills and requirement.
    Coverage UK Wide, Europe, Australia, Canada
    • Richmond House, Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6EZ
  • Mana Resourcing Ltd

    We have specialist consultants for sales, engineering / technical, education, IT and commercial / office. We aim to save our clients both time and money and offer an honest and professional approach to recruiting. Mana will make your recruiting a simple and effective process for all perm/temp/contract roles.
    Coverage UK Wide
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    • Carlton House, High Street, Higham Ferrers, Wellingborough, Northants, NN10 8BW
    • Mana House, 20 Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe, Northants, NN2 7AZ
    • Mana House, Overdale Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 3YJ
    • Glaston Hall, Spring Lane, Glaston, Oakham, Leicestershire, LE15 9BZ
    • Mana House, Meadow Road, Peakirk, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7NX
  • Brightwork Ltd

    With one of Scotland’s largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SME’s to major multinational Blue Chips.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Commercial Consultants (UK) Ltd

    We are an ISO/REC certified agency offering a personalised service tailored to our clients’ needs. Our expert team consists of both industry and recruitment specialists, and our in-depth interview procedure ensures we always provide the highest quality candidates, whether from the UK, abroad or ex-pats.
    Coverage UK, Europe and Worldwide
    • Commercial House, Great Northern Court, Great Northern Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 1LR
    • 288 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4QP
  • Interaction Recruitment

    Whether a client or a candidate, we aim to exceed your expectations, delivering a fast, effective and honest service. Our passion and commitment is backed by an experienced team of consultants who have a wealth of industry knowledge.
    Coverage UK wide
    26 Offices Nationwide

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Genetic Engineer Salary Rates
Low Pay:£49,725
Medium Pay:£51,675
High Pay:£54,600
6 Month Change:No Change
Sample Size:253
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Average Genetic Engineer Salaries by Region
Scotland
£46k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£52k
Midlands
£51k
East Anglia
£51k
London
£51k
Home Counties
£51k
South East
£54k
South West
£52k
Wales
£54k
North West
£52k
Northern
Ireland

£55k
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