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Senior Enzyme Assay Scientist

London   •  £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent company benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

A venture-backed biotechnology company has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Enzyme Assay Scientist to join its team. This is a pivotal role in their Assay group where you will be responsible for providing essential analytical chemistry and enzyme assay knowledge - enabling rapid development of assays.

Senior Enzyme Assay Scientist responsibilities

  • Develop, validate, and troubleshoot enzyme reactions, reporting progress through lab reports (ELN) and presentations.
  • Generate quantitative scientific data that is accurate and precise.
  • Make significant contributions towards the technical direction of the Assay Team by supporting our Assay Group Lead in the creation of technical roadmaps and monthly OKRs.
  • Support the Assay Team's automation requirements alongside the in-house Automation Team whilst bringing your own insights.
  • Bolster and help improve assay development and validation processes whilst moving towards FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable, reliable) data.
  • Support the Data Team to capture key results that adhere to FAIR data principles and automate their analysis where possible.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all SOPs internal/external reports at a high standard.
  • Leverage your experience to train team members and guide the know-how of the wider team regarding assay development, validation, and best practice.

Senior Enzyme Assay Scientist requirements

  • Degree level qualification (ideally PhD) in a biological or chemistry discipline.
  • Experience in developing and executing enzyme assays in industry or as a Postdoc.
  • Hands-on HPLC and plate reader experience and troubleshooting.
  • Experience as a people manager, enhancing the growth of others (supervising the research of PhD students does not count).
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills.

£50k-£60k + excellent company benefits inc. share plan, development budget and enhanced leave.

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7726
  • Posted: 16th May 2023
  • Expires: 13th June 2023

Cranleigh Scientific

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