Scientist – Sequencing and Engineering

Fusion Antibodies is a CRO that offers a range of antibody engineering services for all stages of therapeutic and diagnostic antibody development. Fusion Antibodies is well established in the Global market, with a strong commitment to investing in our commercial functions. Our Antibody Development Contract Services is a world class provider of key reagents for our clients in drug discovery to advance their drug pipelines. We are currently looking for a Scientist – Sequencing and Engineering to join our team based in Belfast.

The Role of the Scientist – Sequencing and Engineering:

  • Assist the Team Leaders in delivering sequencing and engineering projects on behalf of clients
  • Assisting the Quality Manager during audits
  • Maintaining Quality Records and Quality Documentation for the laboratory
  • Liaising with clients and partners on transfer of material; maintaining traceability and time-sensitive delivery
  • Planning and scheduling projects on a day to day basis
  • Attend research and production meetings, and on occasion be asked to present data
  • Duties may include:
    • Sanger Sequencing of monoclonal antibodies
    • NGS Sequencing of antibodies
    • Designing primers
    • Developability work on antibodies
    • Humanisations
    • Scheduling Engineering projects and liaising with the other labs
    • Preparation of material for shipments
    • Lab cleaning, and maintenance of clear lab notebook records.
    • Maintaining SOPs
    • Writing reports, and management of stock reagents
  • The successful candidate will continue to develop within our sequencing and engineering department helping us expand and increase our capabilities.

The Profile of the Successful Scientist – Sequencing and Engineering:

  • Minimum BSc in a Biology related discipline
  • Experience with sanger sequencing desirable
  • Experience with NGS library prep desirable
  • Experience with antibodies desirable
  • Experienced in PCR, transformations, bacterial cell culture and cloning
  • Familiarity with working in an ISO 9001:2015 environment
  • The ability to work well in a team
  • Experience with MS office applications (especially EXCEL)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work effectively on your own initiative

In return the successful Scientist – Sequencing and Engineering will receive a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package: career development including learning and development opportunities, 23 days holiday + statutory days, free car parking, paid medical appointments, enhanced pension contribution plus many more.

To Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to citing reference SE2020 by closing date Friday 28th February 2020.

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