R&D Scientist-ELISA-Protein Purification-Berkshire-Perm-£30-40k

£30,000 - £39,999
Sep 14, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
R&D Scientist - ELISA - Protein Purification - Conjugation - Diagnostics - Permanent - Berkshire -£30-40k A growing diagnostics business are currently seeking a talented R&D Scientist to join the Team at it's state of the art facility in Berkshire. This is initially a 1 year contract with intention to be made a permanent position. You will be supporting the R&D function which will require you to be familiar with the use of ELISA and assay development. Job duties include: * ELISA development, validation and troubleshooting * Taking ownership of projects and planning and conducting experiments. * Processing and analysing results and data. * Presenting data to internal and external audiences. * Preparing master files that can be used for regulatory submissions. * Performing literature reviews. * Collaborating with individuals both within, and outside of company. * Training and support of R&D technicians * Deputising for the head of R&D * Keeping up to date with academic and technical advancements in the field * Advising other departments on technical matters. * Maintaining and expanding network with key opinion leaders and institutes. * To perform any other duties as required by the business. Qualifications required: * Minimum BSc in relevant scientific discipline. Personal Skills required: * Ability to work proactively both individually and in a team. * Good communication skills. * Flexibility / adaptability. * Good time management. * Comfortable using Microsoft Office. Technical Skills required: * Design and development of ELISA or other cell based assays * Protein Purification and conjugation * Data analysis and report generation * Experience in the production of viral and recombinant antigens is desirable, but not essential. Salary - £30-40k