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Laboratory Specialist

Switzerland   •  EUR45 - EUR60 per hour  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a leading pharmaceutical company as a Laboratory Specialist - ligand binding assays.
Laboratory Specialist Regulated Large Molecules Bioanalytics

The Position
As Laboratory Specialist you will work in a team of bioanalysts responsible for the quantification of therapeutic proteins, for immunogenicity assessment (detection and characterization of anti-drug antibodies) and for the quantification of soluble target in animal and human matrix. You will be responsible for the following tasks:
*work in a regulated environment (GLP/GCP)
*set up, optimize (if necessary) and validate the required ligand binding assays (ELISAs) according to written protocols
*plan and perform routine analyses for the support of pre-clinical and clinical studies (phase I/II) with the above mentioned methods
*be responsible for the lab infrastructure, instrument maintenance, experimental design, data acquisition, data documentation and interpretation, issue resolution, compliance with GLP/GCP regulations, preparation of draft bioanalytical reports and method descriptions
*set up and validate cell-based assays for the detection of neutralizing antibodies according to written protocols, if required

Who You Are
For this interesting position in a young and dynamic team you bring the following qualification:
*education as BTA, MTA, Laborant/in EFZ (Biology) or B.Sc. or equivalent education in Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences
*3 years hands-on experience with ligand binding assays in a regulated environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry or at a CRO
*ability to maintain tidy records of the activities performed and to deliver timely
*sound knowledge of GLP/GCP regulations and LIMS systems (preferably Watson LIMS)
*willingness to learn new tools and techniques
*proficiency in the use of standard computer hard- and software (Windows, Office) and analytical computer applications
*ability and willingness to draft analytical method descriptions, validation reports and bioanalytical reports
*good knowledge of German and English (spoken and written) is required
*self-motivated communicative team player with the ability to work also independently, the attention to details, the interest in continuing improvements, the ability to focus and prioritize

Key People is a specialist international recruitment consultancy with over 25 years' experience of working within the life sciences, biotech, healthcare and CRO industries. Our experienced and dedicated clinical research related consultants have a long history of success, excellent technical knowledge and a flexible, consultative focussed approach to recruitment.

Please contact Mark Cussens, Clinical Research Recruiter on
Tel: or email: mcussens@keypeople.co.uk
Tel: +41 4350 86620 or email: mark.cussens@keypeopleswitzerland.ch

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  • Agency: Key People
  • Reference: mc24088
  • Updated: 15th March 2019
  • Expires: 12th April 2019

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