Research Associate
Competitive Salary, Good Benefits
Michael Glaze-Santonen
Research Associate: West Yorkshire: Suitable for recent BSc / HND Science graduates

As a result of continued investment, demand and expansion my client is looking to add a Research Associate to its Assay Development Team.

Role Overview;

Working as part of a team, you#39&ll be responsibilities in areas such as the development and execution of QC inputs materials, the protein discovery process, the downstream characterisation of candidates in a range of biological assays and the optimisation and validation of a range of in vitro assays - such as ELISA, cell-binding assays.

Typical Responsibilities include;

* Perform routine molecular techniques for QC of targets prior to phage display.
* Perform assays following defined processes, including sandwich ELISA, agglutination assays,
LFD assays, cell binding and cell-based activity assays for characterisation.
* Working to SOPs
* Maintenance of accurate Lab records

Experience Sought;

* Educated in a Scientific Discipline such as, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or equivalent experience.
* Previous experience in one or more of: ELISA, cell culture, flow cytometry, polyclonal and
monoclonal antibody production and validation, protein-protein interaction techniques,
protein engineering and analysis, molecular biology
* Analytical minded and critical thinking skills with the ability to interpret data.
* Capable in the use of the Microsoft Office technology suite

Bonus Skills;

* Experience working in a commercial/CRO environment.
* Working knowledge of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and
Laboratory Quality Systems

What#39&s on Offer;

In addition to a competitive starting salary, you#39&ll receive regular opportunities for career progression, continued training, generous holidays, 6% pension contributions, life insurance and annual performance related share awards as well as the option of joining the share incentive plan.
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.