Scientist Grade 3, Analytical Services Group

Oxford BioMedica Limited
12 Oct 2018
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Oxford BioMedica is a pioneer of gene and cell therapy and our work is helping to deliver life changing treatments.

Gene and cell therapy is the treatment of disease by the delivery of therapeutic DNA into a patient’s cells, providing long term and potentially curative treatments for a wide range of diseases. With the potential to transform medicine, the sector holds significant promise with the first commercial products now launched and others rapidly approaching the market

Our recent successes are driving significant growth. As such, we are looking for a Scientist Grade 3 to join our Analytical Services Group. Within this role, you will perform and report laboratory-based assays; and to plan, execute and report analytical investigations, in accordance with GMP regulatory requirements.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

Perform assays for QC release and stability in accordance with GMP regulations
Report results in accordance with GMP regulations to the required deadline
Maintain awareness of regulatory requirements for analytical work (e.g. product specifications and stability testing guidelines)
Carry out QC check of assays performed by other scientists
Plan, execute and report preparation and/or verification of control materials
Complete quality records (QIs, deviations, CAPAs and change controls)
Write and review SOPs and Forms
Assist with maintenance of ASG equipment to maintain GMP compliance

Key skills and requirements:

Laboratory technical experience in one or more of the following areas: cell culture, qPCR or ELISA
Ability to work well within a team environment
Ability to work within GMP regulations and maintain compliance; previous experience of working within a regulatory environment would be advantageous
Attention to detail
Ability to prioritize workload and work under pressure
Good organisational and time management skills

Person Specification:

Educated to BSc level with relevant experience, preferably including experience within a GMP environment

No agencies please

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