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Bioassay Research Scientist

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1GF   •  £20K - £30K depending on experience  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

Bioassay Research Scientist

Cellomatics BioSciences Ltd has a vacancy for a Bioassay Research Scientist to join our operations at Biocity Nottingham, UK with an immediate start!

The role is initially offered on a 12-month contract with potential to extend.

Cellomatics BioSciences Ltd. is a specialised Contract Research Organisation (CRO) providing pre-clinical laboratory services to support the drug development programmes of Biotech and Pharmaceutical companies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Undertake laboratory work as required and be responsible for drafting SOPs, COSHH as relevant
  • Responsible for day to day laboratory maintenance and relevant housekeeping duties
  • Assist in method development, method transfer, method validation and optimization.
  • Assist in problem resolution and ensure that the conduct and reporting of the project complies with the client requirements, including review of data and production of scientific reports.
  • Raise a Purchase order and maintain stock of reagents and consumables required for client projects
  • Continually seek to identify opportunities for and lead improvements in quality, productivity and automation and the introduction of new tests and techniques.
  • Assist the scientific team in securing GLP and ISO accreditation
  • Assist in obtaining new business and in client inspection visits.
  • Develop and maintain training programme modules in own area of expertise to meet client requirements.
  • Assist in the implementation of new equipment, IT systems and procedures / processes.


  • B.Sc/M.Sc degree in Bioscience
  • 2+ years experience of working in a Contract Research Organisation (CRO) or a similar industry on client projects is essential
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines is essential
  • Experience of working with primary human/animal cells is essential
  • Previous experience in cell culture, cell based functional assays, high throughput screening, fluorescence microscopy, multiplex immunoassays, western blot, qRT-PCR, molecular assays, Immuno-Oncology assays
  • Proven skills and experience in designing and trouble-shooting the technologies used in the section/department
  • High level understanding of the techniques used in their field of expertise
  • High level of interpersonal, communication and analytical skills

What we offer:

Our benefits package includes a competitive salary between £20K - £30K depending on qualifications and experience; discretionary bonus, 2% employer pension contribution, flexible working options and access to an on-site Cafe. This position is based at our Biocity Nottingham office.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for one of these roles to info@cellomaticsbio.com


Related skills: Biology, Biomedical Science, Cell & Molecular Biology, Life Science, Laboratory, Research

  • Employer: Cellomatics BioSciences
  • Updated: 11th September 2019
  • Expires: 9th October 2019

Cellomatics BioSciences

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