Senior Research Assistant

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    City of London, London

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    Life Sciences

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    Connor Harknett

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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I'm currently Seeking a Senior Research Assistant for exciting organisation in London. Please see the Job description below.

Would you like the chance to join an award-winning global biotechnology Company who focus on development and commercialisation of innovative gene therapies to change lives? My client has a broad pipeline with one clinical trial ongoing and two more coming in 2019/20 which allows more opportunities to change lives of patients by focusing on gene therapy with the aim to provide treatments for diseases with significant unmet patient needs.

You will be given the freedom to execute research and analysis of immunological and cell biological in vitro and ex vivo screening assays. Moreover, this opportunity will allow you to take a co-lead role on current and future research programs, where you can make the difference. The research department with my client places a strong emphasis on innovation, flexibility and ability to make a difference to patients with significant unmet needs.

Role and responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for completing a variety of assays, including flow cytometry/sorting, cell-based and immune function/response assays. Furthermore, you will be required to do reporter assays to support in vitro and in vivo development.

  • You will be tasked on performing analytical tests with DNA, RNA and protein samples to include q-PCR, enzyme activity assays, ELISA and Western blot.

  • To have great working knowledge with cell culture techniques such as cell co-culture systems, primary cultures and cell lines.

  • Furthermore, must be able to maintain accurate and detailed records of experimental protocols, processes and data in laboratory files in line with with company policy and procedures. In addition, you must be able to follow procedures in accordance with health & safety, environmental and quality standards.

  • To be able to perform analysis, interpretation and report experimental results in team meetings and company-wide meetings.

  • Follow company processes with inventory maintenance including non-clinical and clinical samples, plasmids, cells and vectors.

If you are a self-motivated individual with a proven track record working across multiple projects and looking to join a company who are achieving a high standard of work, please do reach out!