Location: London (Kings Cross)
We are currently seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to join our Translational Research team. This position will report into the Senior Scientist – Translational Research.
The Research Associate will assist in the development and validation of immunoassays and cell-based assays (including pharmacokinetic, immunogenicity, biomarkers and others as needed). The scientist will work within Gyroscope’s research team to develop and oversee assays that will be used for internal developmental work or placed at Contract Research Organisations (CROs) or academic establishments. This scientist should be proactive, inquisitive and a self-starter who is eager to learn and thrives in fast paced environment.
The position will be primarily based in London although some travel to our facilities in Stevenage may be required.
Hands-on development and validation of immunoassays and cell-based assays
Assist and/or train others when appropriate.
Evaluate new assay technologies and other applications for improved performance and efficiency of laboratory activities.
Preparation and maintenance of accurate laboratory records
Performs other duties as assigned
What we will look for in your skills and experience:
Hands-on experience with cellular and biochemical immunoassays such as ELISA, western blotting, cell-based assays, qPCR
Experience of assays used to measure immunogenicity is an advantage
Experience in cell and tissue culture, working under aseptic conditions.
Experience working in a GLP/GCP compliant environment is preferred, although full training will be given if required.
Ability to prioritise and deliver projects on time