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Research Associate

Job Type
Contract/Temporary
Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary
Up to £28000 per annum
Job Ref
BBBH142269_1711447730
Date Added
March 26th, 2024

  • JOB TITLE: Research Associate
  • LOCATION: Oxford
  • CONTRACT - 12 months
  • SALARY: circa 28k

SRG are currently working with a Biotech company seeking a Research Associate to join their team.

Our client aspires to create the next generation of antibody therapeutics, and in doing so, change the prognosis for patients living with life-changing conditions.

This role would suit scientific graduates however some experience in industry would be desirable.

Key responsibilities:

  • Bringing energy, enthusiasm and positivity to the company
  • Molecular biology including
    • DNA preparation and purification
    • PCR
    • Cloning
  • Maintenance of cell cultures
  • Transient protein expression with mammalian cell lines
  • Antibody purifications
  • Performing critical laboratory experiments and analysing the data to contribute to strategic decision making
  • Day-to-day laboratory management as part of the team e.g. maintaining a safe and clean working laboratory environment, re-ordering laboratory consumables
  • Establishing and maintaining quality sample archives
  • Gathering, analysing and presenting data from a variety of sources to the wider team and organization

Applicant's required attributes:

  • A BSc in a relevant discipline (such as Biology, Biochemistry, pathology, cell biology or Natural Science, Immunology)
  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to drug discovery and drug development research
  • Proven recent experience in
    • Mammalian cell culture
    • Molecular and biochemical techniques (such as; bacterial cell culture; flow cytometry; PCR; ELISA; protein expression and purification)
  • Evidence of excellentorganizational and interpersonal skills including
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Ability to work efficiently with strong attention to detail
    • Ability to build effective working relationships
    • Laboratory method development
    • Ability to work flexible hours when required
    • Proven written and oral communicative ability
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Strong IT skills
  • Desirable skills
    • Experience in running biological assays on primary cells and cell lines
    • Good knowledge of statistics
    • MSc degree in relevant subject
    • Year in industry placement or similar experience

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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