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Location: Stevenage
Duration: 1 year

Associate Scientist

A world leading pharmaceutical and life science company is looking to employ two people within their Cell and Gene Therapy Group. The roles will be based out of the Stevenage site and be for an initial contract period of 6 - 12 months, with the possibility of extension.

Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include preparation of medium, cell culture, viral vector preparation, formulation of cells and viral vectors, analytical testing of cells and viral vector as required

Work within multiple teams to support development work across multiple disciplines including formulation development, analytical development, cell and viral vector research and development

Implement directions from and work closely with scientists across teams to ensure appropriate experiments are completed in a given timeframe

Execute experiments based on established protocols and provide support to other staff in their experiments

Maintenance of laboratory equipment and critical reagents

Have awareness of, and comply with, all required safety regulations and procedures

Support/prepare accurate records of experiments by use of electronic lab notebooks and reports

Support/conduct data analysis, collation of results/data and communication of results/conclusions

Ensure data integrity

Be accountable for the work produced

Essential Experience & Requirements:

An undergraduate science degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. biology/chemistry/biopharmaceutical science/etc) or equivalent

Experience of working in a laboratory using techniques related to media preparation, aseptic handling, cell culture

Experience of using laboratory analytical techniques (e.g. HPLC)

Ability to work in various teams and good communication skills

Motivated, fast learner and good team player with a willingness to support activities of other colleagues

Desirable Experience

Experience in mammalian cell culture, both primary and cell lines

Experience of cell isolation, characterisation, manipulation and expansion

Experience of cell and viral vector formulation and analytical techniques

If you have any questions regarding this role then please contact Tom Gordon at CY Partners

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. CY Partners Recruitment Ltd, trading as CY Partners is an Employment Business/Agency.

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