Analytical Associate Scientist

Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
Dependent on Experience
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Ref
J4177
Contact
Georgia Walden
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has become available for an Analytical Associate Scientist to join a leading Contract Research Organisation based in the Oxfordshire area. As the Analytical Associate Scientist you will be involved in a range of internal platform development and commercial projects, predominantly focusing on establishing analytical processes and methodologies for biotherapeutics.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the Analytical Associate Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will predominantly be lab-based and will work closely with colleagues and collaborate with internal teams to define and design projects.

2. You will utilize a number of analytical techniques including but not limited to qPCR, ELISA, Western blotting, SPR and HPLC (Affinity, SEC).

3. You will help in establishing SOPs and methods, and utilizing the internal LIMS system.

4. You will promote and suggest implementation of new methods, technologies and processes and will support the line manager in ensuring the smooth running of the group.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Analytical Associate Scientist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Life Sciences discipline (e.g. Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry etc.) in addition to industry experience.

2. Proven industry experience using qPCR (ideally for quantitation of viral particles), developing and testing of ELISAs against novel proteins and experience of capillary-based Western Blotting systems.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience of proteins and viral vectors including antibodies, antibody-fragments, Lentivirus and AAV.

Key Words: Analytical | Antibodies | Viral Vector | Lentiviral | Retroviral | AAV | Method Development | qPCR | ELISA | Western Blotting | SPR | HPLC | Biotherapeutics | Development

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.