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Specialist - Production Support

Birmingham   •  Competitive  •  Permanent, Full time

In this new role you will be involved with improving procedures relating to antibody/protein reagents and analytical systems.

The main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Providing technical support to manufacturing departments
  • Improving antibody purification and analysis methods.
  • Developing new antibody specificity assessment protocols and establishing acceptance criteria.
  • Designing and implementing experimental ideas with appropriate controls.
  • Assessing new materials and laboratory equipment and providing feedback on their suitability for use.
  • Developing technical expertise in a broad spectrum of disciplines including (but not limited to): protein/antibody purification and analysis, automated preparative and analytical systems and immunoassays (multiple formats).
  • Generating clear and accurate experimental records and present findings in project and departmental meetings.

Skill and experience

  • Degree in Biochemistry or related discipline.
  • Master's degree or experience in a scientific / technical role.
  • Experience in protein purification, use of ÄKTA systems and Unicorn software.
  • Experience in protein characterisation techniques (e.g. SDS-PAGE, western blotting, etc.).
  • Knowledge of protein chemistry and immunology.
  • Ability to perform scientific calculations, including molar and unit conversions, reaction kinetics, purity assessments and statistical analyses.
  • A passion for biochemical/analytical sciences with a desire to work in a dynamic environment.

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

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2160889
  • Posted: 7th July 2021
  • Expires: 4th August 2021


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