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Research Associate

Berkshire   •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


CK Group are recruiting for a Research Associate to join a leading biopharmaceutical organisation at their research and development facilities located in Slough, on an initial 12-month contract.

The Company:
Our client is a global biopharmaceutical company whose medicine treats thousands of patients around the world who live with severe diseases.

Location:
This role is located on a well-established biopharma R&D facility based in Slough. There are good transport links whether you drive or even use public transport. Slough is a great place to live and work and is easily commutable from Reading, Oxford and London.

Your main duties will be to:

  • Perform small-scale transient mammalian transfections and purify the expressed monoclonal antibodies using automated techniques, whilst organising work effectively and managing time to work on multiple projects.
  • Understand and interpret data to identify purification and product quality abnormalities, alert stakeholders with observations and consider possible solutions.
  • Aid in the development of automated/robotic HTP transient expression and purification technologies and their integration with internal databases and workflows.
  • Demonstrate a flexible and professional attitude with a willingness to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Demonstrate good presentation, communication and data sharing skills in one to one and team meetings.

Your Background:

  • A Bachelor\'s degree in a Biochemistry or Biotechnology related field.
  • A recent graduate with extensive theoretical knowledge of mammalian cell culture, antibody purification and QC analytics may also be considered.
  • Practical experience in an industrial setting would be beneficial.
  • Experience in cell culture, especially of mammalian cell hosts such as CHO & HEK.
  • Experience in antibody or protein purification techniques and working knowledge of AKTA Purification platforms and Unicorn software.

Apply:
For more information or to apply for this Downstream Process Scientist position, please contact James Horne at CK Science on 0191 384 8906 or email jhorne@ckscience.co.uk, quoting job reference 49182.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: James Horne
  • Phone: 0191 384 8905
  • Reference: 49182
  • Posted: 30th October 2020
  • Expires: 27th November 2020

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