Antibody Selection and Engineering Scientist

Recruiter
ProClinical Ltd
Location
Cambridgeshire
Posted
08 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ProClinical is seeking an experienced and motivated Research Scientist or Senior Scientist. In this role the research scientist will be expected to deliver projects against agreed plans and quality targets. They are expected to have high-level practical skills and technical knowledge specific to their areas of responsibility. They will be responsible for maintaining expected levels, both personally and in the team of laboratory practices, record keeping, and HSE standards.Skills and Requirements: * PhD. or equivalent with minimum 2 years of relevant antibody selection and characterisation experience (Scientist) or 4 years in either pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries (Senior Scientist) * Experience in antibody selection using phage and/or other in vitro display systems * Antibody screening and characterization experience using ELISA and Alphascreen or HTRF, affinity determination (BIAcore, Octet) and protein stability assays * Mammalian cell culture experience, including cell line maintenance, transfection, selection and cloning * Analytical flow cytometry (FACS) background, including experiment controls selection, instrument use and data processing/reporting * Experience using next-generation sequencing for antibody repertoire mining for monitoring of selections * Previous line management experience of direct reports (Senior Scientist) * The candidate must be able to demonstrate high motivation, productivity in a dynamic collaborative environment, flexibility, effective communication skills and good teamwork. Strong optimisation and troubleshooting skills and keen attention to detail are essential.To Apply:Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable. In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Nisha Patel on +44 203 8618 210 or upload your CV on our website - www.proclinical.com. A full job description is available on request. ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

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