Scientific Media Assistant
Competitive Salary and Good Benefits
Michael Glaze-Santonen
Scientific Media Assistant: Cambridge

My client is a pioneering BioTech company involved in the exploration of microbiomes for treatments in illnesses such as IBD and Immuno-Oncology. With clinical trials planned in the near future this is a very exciting time in this area of BioTech.

As a result of expansion plans, a Scientific Media Assistant is being sought to join the team. This is a crucial team-based role with variety and the chance to get exposure to some genuinely exciting and groundbreaking therapeutic areas.

What does the Role entail?

* Preparation and delivery/execution of media, buffers and solutions – undertaking the preparation of buffers, solutions and microbiological media / agar plates
* The accurate recording of formulations and assisting scientists in the formulation of bespoke media.
* Operating the autoclaves and ensuring the media area is kept clean and compliant with health and safety regulations
* The assist in the Laboratory Operations so as to ensure the smooth running of the Lab and Lab processes – such as with the pH meter and waterbath and including care, cleaning and collaboration checks.
* Assisting in the collection and disposal of biological and chemical waste in a safe and compliant manner.

Experience Sought;

* ONC / HNC in Microbiology and / or relevant Scientific Laboratory experience.
* Strong knowledge in aseptic technique
* High level of attention to detail
* Good problem-solving ability
* An effective team-player and able to multi-task

Bonus areas;

* Previous experience in Category 2 / CL2 Laboratories
* Solid experience in media preparation

What can you Expect?

* A competitive starting salary
* Opportunities for progression
* Pension contributions
* Life & Health insurance
* 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays

Please select your CV

If you feel that you have the required experience for the position we would love to hear from you. Please send us a copy of your CV and we will be sure to consider you. If you would like to speak to us directly then please call on 0161 236 8200.