Associate Scientist / Senior Associate Scientist

Location
Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland
Salary
£20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Closes
15 Aug 2017
Ref
00071086
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Have you ever wondered why, despite today's technology, they still struggle to find cures for conditions such as cancer, cerebral palsy, autism, and arthritis? It's simple - they are all unique. What works for one of them may not work for another. That's why where some medicines fail, stem cells succeed.

Their vision is to connect 7 billion potential stem cell donors worldwide - each one a potential life saver for a loved one or stranger somewhere on this planet.

They are looking for an Associate Scientist/ Senior Associate Scientist to join their team and play a key role in supporting the business to grow.

Based at Biocity, Scotland, Bo'ness Road, Newhouse

The job requires you:

- Work within a regulated environment with human stem cells
- Product testing, including QC testing of human stem cell products
- Product development

Key Duties and Responsibilities include:

- Processing human stem cells to CGMP and ISO standards, at times, working in a cleanroom environment
- Review of manufacturing and associated documents
- Product testing (flow cytometry, microbiology) and results reporting
- Assist in research and development activities of both products and assays
- Assist with process validations, equipment and assay qualifications
- Assist with the development and update of SOPs to ensure compliance in maintained throughout laboratory environment

Essential requirements

- BSc/Msc in biological sciences
- Experience of working in regulated environment
- Tissue culture
- Flow cytometry

Preferred or desirable skills

- Stem cell differentiation
- Molecular biology (DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, primer designer)
- Writing validation and qualification protocols and reports