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Research Scientist, Virologist

Oxfordshire   •  £40000 - £50000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

CK Group are recruiting for an experienced Molecular Biologist/Virologist, with hands-on experience in genetic manipulation of viruses and virus/cell culture to join an exciting biotechnology company based in Oxford with a very strong product pipeline in pre-clinical and clinical development.
This role will be based in Oxford and will be fully on-site.

£40,000 - £50,000 per annum.

Research Scientist, Virologist Role:
The successful candidate will participate in the development of new approaches to generate immunotherapeutics against infectious diseases and cancer. The Research Scientist will play an integral role in designing, interpreting and conducting laboratory studies in the context of discovery and preclinical research phases of novel therapeutic products.

Your main duties will be to:
? Give input to the strategy and develop and conduct laboratory work involved in the design, construction, growth, and evaluation of viral vector vaccine candidates.
? Maintain and evaluate both mammalian and bacterial cell cultures for growth conditions, DNA purification and viral vector production, and interpret and present the data.
? Evaluate and perform analytic assays to determine the quality, yield, stability, etc. of specific candidates or of specific manufacturing process conditions as required.

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:
? Master?s degree plus demonstrated laboratory experience, or a recent PhD in virology/molecular biology.
? Experience in growing or genetically manipulating viruses such as adenovirus, adeno-associated virus, lentivirus, herpesvirus.
? Proficiency in designing experiments and conducting research using a variety of methodologies; e.g. design and cloning of mammalian expression cassettes, PCR, DNA sequence interpretation, ELISA, western blot, viral growth curves, viral titers, transfections, virus purification.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 55244 in all correspondence.

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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Reference: 55244
  • Posted: 10th March 2023
  • Expires: 7th April 2023

CK Group

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