Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist

£30000 - £38000 per annum
24 Jun 2021
22 Jul 2021
Rachel Benjamin
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist to join a leading Gene Therapy company based in the London area. As the Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist you will be responsible for providing technical execution of development projects and support the preclinical team personnel in vector and potency assay development.


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

1. You will drive innovation to ensure the company stays on the leading edge of vector and assay development in preclinical development.

2. As the Research Scientist you will assist in the design, construction and development of novel expression vectors.

3. You will also lead in the development and drafting of SOPs/work instructions for assays that are being developed.

4. The Research Scientist will also be involved in the tech transfer of process improvements.


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

1. Relevant degree in a Life Sciences related discipline plus industry experience.

2. Proven experience/knowledge with AAVs.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience performing FACS, qPCR and protein-based detection assays (western blot, ELISA etc).

Key Words: Research / Scientist / Preclinical / Development / AAV / Gene Therapy / Assay / ELISA / Western Blot / Immunofluorescence / PCR / FACs / Flow Cytometry / iPSC / Tissue Culture / CRISPR / Research / Life Sciences

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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