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Scientist / Senior Scientist

  • Edinburgh, Edinburgh
  • £18,000 to £35,000
  • Permanent / Full-Time
  • Advertised 524 days ago

This is an opportunity to join an ambitious start-up company based in the Edinburgh BioQuarter/Edinburgh University offering specialist preclinical contract research services to Pharmaceutical companies focussed on Immuno-Oncology, Immunology and specialised multiplex Histology.

Job Description:
They are looking for junior scientists as well as experienced scientists that have the ability to apply their technical experience and knowledge to a variety of client and company projects within the Immuno-Oncology area

Key Tasks:
- Work with the team and relevant academic contacts as required to ensure quality conduct and delivery of projects primarily in the Immuno-Oncology area.
- Production and maintenance of primary cell cultures (eg. T, dendritic cells, macrophages) as well as various tumour cell lines as required.
- Preparation of standard reagents, compounds and test substances as required.
- Conduct experimental readout and analysis using cell sorting, flow cytometry, ELISAs, PCR.
- Data analysis and quantification using appropriate statistical methods.
- Actively interrogate scientific literature to understand relevant therapeutic targets in the Immuno-Oncology area as necessary for individual projects.
- Planning of projects in advance, arranging resources required for experimental conduct, ordering reagents etc.
- Accurate record keeping of all experimental work, from initial protocol development, accurate lab notes, through to write up of results and report production.
- Strong verbal communication skills, participating in lab and client discussions.
- Implement quality control steps to ensure projects are conducted and delivered according to the standards expected, developing new or updating SOP’s as required.
- Senior Scientists may be required to train junior members of staff.

Desired Skills/Experience:
- Life science degree (Immunology/Molecular Biology/Oncology desirable), PhD an advantage for Senior Scientist level
- Laboratory experience in sterile TC methods, ELISAs, flow cytometry, PCR

They are looking for dynamic individuals to join their growing team, who would be excited about investigating novel compound activity on behalf of their clients to further medical advances in the field of cancer immunotherapy.

Job grade and salary entry level will be based on experience.

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