Research Scientist

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. United Kingdom
Cambridge, England
Posting date: 09 Mar 2021

We are in search for a talented Research Scientist to provide cell culture support. You will be part of a team contributing to Discovery R&D, working closely with a range of customers across sites purchasing of all new cell lines.

Job Responsibilities

  • To support the Cell team in maintaining a wide variety of cells lines whilst adhering to established SOP's
  • To prepare culture medium according to established protocols
  • To adhering to Tissue Culture SHE risk assessments and local procedures
  • To dispose of cell samples according to COSHH risk assessments
  • To ensure that records are kept up to date

Skills and Requirements

  • Educated to degree level in a science related subject or have equivalent laboratory technician experience; cell biology laboratory experience would be beneficial
  • Hands-on experience of cell culture and cell-based methodologies
  • Good communication skills on all levels, problem solving capabilities and ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to work unsupervised to deadlines
  • Ability to deal promptly, effectively and courteously with requests for information and to use initiative in solving problems and responding to queries ensuring compliance with standard procedures and practices
  • Able to adapt emerging best practices and industry innovations
  • Cryogenic storage and handling awareness would be beneficial
  • Ability to support a project manager and deliver to agreed deadlines

To Apply

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