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Bioassay Senior Scientist

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1GF   •  £30,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience + benefits package  •  Permanent, Full time


Cellomatics BioSciences Ltd has a vacancy for a Bioassay Senior Scientist to join our operations at Biocity Nottingham, UK. This is a permanent position.

Cellomatics BioSciences Ltd. is a specialised Contract Research Organisation (CRO) providing pre-clinical in vitroservices 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
  • Prepare and present complex scientific information to internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide technical expertise and develop the technical capabilities of the department
  • Keep abreast of regulatory and scientific guidelines and industry expectations and contribute to the establishment and delivery of appropriate services within the department.
  • Provide expert advice on specific projects to colleagues and clients, maintaining awareness of current trends, issues and developments.
  • Take a lead on method development, method transfer, method validation and optimization.
  • Taking a lead role 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.
  • 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 relevant accreditations.
  • 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 and realise individual potential.
  • Assist in the implementation of new equipment, IT systems and procedures / processes.

Qualifications and Essential Skills:

  • PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology/Life Sciences
  • 5+ years of experience working in a CRO or on client projects essential
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and multi-task is essential
  • Excellent communication skills and proven experience of presenting complex information to external stakeholders/clients
  • 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 assays
  • High level of interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to develop novel assays in Immuno-Oncology, Immunology, Inflammation and Respiratory therapeutic areas

What we offer:

Our benefits package includes a competitive salary up to £35,000, discretionary bonus, 3% 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 confirm your status of eligibility to work in the UK and send your CV with a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for this role to info@cellomaticsbio.com


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  • Employer: Cellomatics BioSciences
  • Updated: 22nd November 2019
  • Expires: 13th December 2019

Cellomatics BioSciences

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