QC Bioassay Expert

Dependent on experience
02 May 2017
30 May 2017
Eve Hegarty
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity available for a QC Bioassay Expert to join a growing life sciences company based in Iceland.

As the QC Bioassay Expert you will be seen as the Technical Expert within the QC department. You will also have the opportunity over time to develop the skills to move into a Team Leader position.

Our client expect that they will need to recruit someone who will need to relocate to the country, and are in a position to provide relocation and travel support where required.


Your duties as the QC Bioassay Expert will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Responsible for performing the following testing;
- Bioassays
- ELISA based binding assays for: Residual Host Cell Protein, Residual Protein A, Ligand Binding, Residual Hydrogen Peroxide
- Preparing working cell banks using tissue culture techniques
- Microscopy work
- Aseptic practices

2. In addition to routine testing, you will provide expertise and take a lead role in technology transfer and validation

3. Initiating deviations, leading level 1 deviations, and supporting level 2 and 3 deviations. You will be actively involved in the preparations for regulatory inspections and directly involved in audit activities.

4. You will have sufficient knowledge and direct experience which will allow you to provide technical training and mentoring of lower grade scientists, and technical support to the team.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the QC Bioassay Expert we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Minimum of a BSc in a relevant scientific discipline plus relevant industry experience.

2. Proven industry experience performing and validating a range of bioassays, including cell based assays and ELISA, and cell banking and cell culture. It is essential that you have experience with the analysis of monoclonal antibodies.

3. This role is based in a highly regulated GMP environment, and you will be expected to demonstrate experience working in a similarly regulated facility.

4. This role is based in Iceland, so we are expecting the successful candidate to be willing and able to relocate, with support.

Key Words: bioassay | cell based assay | cell culture | ELISA | cell banking | tissue banking | technical expert | Cell biology expert | GMP | Quality Control | QC | monoclonal antibodies | MAbs | biologics | biopharmaceuticals |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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