Assay Development Scientist

Dependent on experience
04 Jun 2018
02 Jul 2018
Emily Thom
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Assay Development Scientist to join a leading Research and Development company based in the London area. As the Assay Development Scientist you will be part of an expanding team and be responsible for setting up and improving assays for vaccine development.


Your duties as the Assay Development Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will design assays for in-house product testing as well as design and develop assays for tech transfer to toxicology and CRO's while supporting them on validation.

2. Your role will include being responsible for developing protocols and optimising in vitro immuno-chemical and biological assays. Further, you will perform analysis and interpretation of the results.

3. As the Assay Development Scientist you will perform quality testing and troubleshoot assay performance while working alongside senior and principle scientists.

4. Carry out assays such as, but not limited to, ELISA, Flow Cytometry, Gel Electrophoresis and potency and stability tests.


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

1. Relevant degree in a Life Sciences related degree such as Biochemistry, Biotechnology, or Biological Sciences as well as a number of years of experience working in an industry setting carrying out assay testing.

2. Proven industry experience carrying out ELISA is essential to your application. Experience using techniques such as Flow Cytometry, Spectroscopy, Western Blotting and LPS extraction assays would be beneficial to your application.

Key Words: Assay, ELISA, Western Blotting, Flow Cytometry, Assay Development, Validation, Pre-Clinical Testing.

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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