Research Associate

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  3. United Kingdom
Slough, England
Posting date: 17 Feb 2021

Proclinical are seeking a highly motivated Research Associate with experience in performing cell-based assays in an industry setting. The position is a lab-based role, demanding an enthusiastic and proactive mindset, along with a demonstrable ability to troubleshoot and optimise methods.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the team in conducting high-throughput cell-based screening assays, using platforms such as flow cytometry, high content imaging and reporter-cell assays.
  • To use liquid handling and screening assay equipment.
  • Capture assay data using templates and systems tools.
  • Analyse, interpret and summarise results for presentation at internal meetings.
  • Produce detailed experimental write-ups and assist the group in producing procedures, guidelines and reports.
  • Explore, evaluate and implement new technologies to enhance our capabilities, improved workflows and process efficiency.
  • Foster teamwork and collaboration.

Skills and Requirements

  • A minimum of a BSc, in a biology or pharmacology related discipline and at least 2 years industrial experience in a cellular-biology setting.
  • Skilled in cell isolation and tissue culture of primary human cells and cell lines.
  • Experienced in running cell-based screening assays.
  • Willingness to learn new techniques.
  • Adept in using data processing software, including curve fitting and statistical packages.
  • Highly organised with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and team working skills.
  • Adaptability, enthusiasm for new technologies and a willingness to apply them.

To Apply

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.