Scientist – Transient Gene Expression lab

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 – Transient gene expression to join our team based in Belfast.

The Role of the Scientist – Transient Gene Expression:

  • Assist the Team Leaders in delivering transient expression 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 will include:
    • General maintenance of cell lines – Thawing, passaging and freezing down cells.
    • Transient transfections
    • ELISA analysis
    • Chromatographic separation of proteins by affinity and size/charge
    • Preparation of buffers, and management of stock reagents
    • Process development to further improve production in transient gene expression lab
    • Scheduling transient gene expression work
    • Preparation and coordination of shipments
    • Lab cleaning and maintenance of calibrated equipment
    • Maintaining SOPs
    • Writing reports and maintenance of clear lab notebook records.
  • The successful candidate will continue to develop within the transient gene expression helping us expand this growing area

The Profile of the Successful Scientist – Transient Gene Expression:

  • Minimum BSc in a Biology related discipline.
  • 1-3 years experience in a cell culture laboratory environment
  • Experienced in protein chromatography using Akta equipment
  • Familiarity with working in an ISO 9001:2015 environment.
  • The ability to work well in a team.
  • Experience with MS office applications (especially EXCEL), quickly preparing documents and data to a high standard for clients.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

In return the successful Scientist – transient gene expression 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 TGE2020 by closing date Friday 28th February 2020

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