Reference
RAWLBIO
Type
Permanent
Location
West London
Salary
£31k-£33k per annum
Category
Research & Development
Sector
Pharmaceuticals / Biotechnology / FMCG

ABOUT THIS ROLE

We are working with an exciting and rapidly growing biotech based in West London, who are looking for a Research Associate to join their Product Research team. This individual will report to the Associate Director of Product Research and will help to characterise CAR-Treg therapies and will be involved in generating novel Treg products. The Product Research team provides a key function to transfer knowledge between the R&D and CMC departments. The successful candidate will work closely with the Scientists and Research Associates within the sub-team to conduct experiments, analyse data, and present findings. They will also collaborate with other teams in R&D and CMC to progress our understanding of our cellular products.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Culture primary T-cells.
  • Perform immunological cell-based assays.
  • Assess product parameters through e.g. multi-parameter Flow Cytometry.
  • Isolate primary cells using immunomagnetic technologies and FACS.
  • Provide technical support for assay setup, protocol optimisation and troubleshooting.
  • Analyse data in a timely manner and present findings at team/departmental meetings.
  • Maintain highly organised and detailed documentation of experimental procedures.
  • Collaborate and coordinate work with other teams to meet deadlines and goals.
  • Help to maintain the laboratories to a high standard.
  • Manage databases and assist in establishing relevant SOPs.
  • Provide guidance and training to new or junior staff

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Solid understanding of cell biology.
  • Competent understanding of immunology.
  • Competent handling of mammalian and primary human immune cell cultures using aseptic techniques.
  • Experience with immunological cell-based assays.
  • Good understanding of and skilled with multi-parameter Flow Cytometry.
  • Familiarity with data analysis software such as Prism and FlowJo.
  • Excellent organisational skills to adhere to deadlines and reach goals.
  • Work co-operatively as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Good attention to detail and record keeping.
  • Master’s degree in Immunology or related subject and 2 years of relevant industry experience. Bachelor’s degree in Immunology or related subject and 3 years of relevant industry experience.

 

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Solid understanding of T-cell biology.
  • Experience with the use of the Cytek Aurora and NxT Attune flow cytometers.
  • Excellent time and project management skills aligned with an ability to prioritise activities.
  • Understanding of process optimisation and assay development.
  • Ability to efficiently identify and implement solutions.
  • Previous experience using electronic lab notebooks.
  • Proven commitment to high quality work and maintenance of high standards.
  • Contribute to a culture that embraces scientific excellence, integrity, urgency, patient centricity and continuous improvement

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team, supporting one another and held accountable for project deliverables.
  • Professional and personable communication skills.
  • Driven to solve problems pragmatically.
  • Passionate about science.
  • Good working attitude, reliability, and flexibility.
  • Desire to work with integrity and act as an ambassador for this company and the wider business.
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