Scientist - Anti-Viral

Scientist - Anti-Viral
  • Competitive
  • Temporary
  • Warrington, Cheshire, England, UK Warrington Cheshire UK WA4 4AB
Job Ref: J2157352
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 07 October 2020
Scientist - Anti-Viral needed to join a Contract testing organisation on an intial temporary basis.

Job Title: Scientist - Anti-Viral

Location: North West

Salary: up to £35,000 (pro rata)

Employment Type: 2 month contract and a permanent opportunity

SRG are working with a Contract testing organisation who are currently looking for Scientists to join the Viral and Cell team on both a temporary and permanent basis. The main purpose of the role is support the Viral and Cell team in carrying out a number projects in the result to hit client deadlines. You will be involved in anti-viral testing and co-ordinating projects within the laboratory.

The role

  • Carrying out anti-viral testing including BS EN 14476/17111/16777
  • Carrying out general assays e.g. TCID50 assay, Plaque assay, Viral propagation
  • Co-ordinating projects within the laboratory
  • Supervising junior members of staff


  • Degree educated in a relevant scientific subject i.e. ...
  • PhD is preferable but not essential
  • Proven experience in anti-viral testing e.g. BS EN 14476/17111/16777
  • Experience in assays including TCID50 assay, Plaque assay and Viral propagation
  • Commercial exposure would be desirable
  • Able to start role immediately (for the temporary role).
  • Able to work closely as a team and hit deadlines
  • Clear communication skills and able to work in a fast-paced environment

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to Emma White at For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Harrison on 0161 868 2222.

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Key words: Anti-viral, Anti-microbial, testing, BS EN 14476, BS EN 17111, BS EN 16777, assays, TCID50 assay, Plaque assay, Viral propagation.

06/11/2020 08:08:06
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Contact Consultant:
Emma White

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