Senior Research Associate - Gene Therapy

Dependent on Experience
29 Jun 2018
27 Jul 2018
Georgia Walden
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Senior Research Associate to join a leading Cell and Gene Therapy company based in Hertfordshire. As the Senior Research Associate you will be responsible for the analysis of novel Viral Vectors through their transfection and cell-based assays.


Your duties as the Senior Research Associate will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Maintaining Primary cell lines through cell culture techniques as well as cells for ex vivo analysis.

2. Undertake transduction and transfection assays for viral and non-viral vectors followed by analysis through ELISA, Enzyme activity assays, Cell-based assays and plate-based assays.

3. Complete ex vivo analysis of tissues from in vivo studies through histology and immunohistochemistry techniques.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Research Associate 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 hands on laboratory experience.

2. Proven industry experience in cell culture techniques as well as cell based assays.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with transduction assays using viral or non-viral approaches.

Key Words: Viral Vector , AAV , Transduction , Transfection , Cell based assay , Enzyme assays , ELISA , Immunohistochemistry , Histology , ex vivo , Cell Culture , Gene Therapy , Cell Therapy

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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