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Research Associate-Cell Line Development

14 July 2017

Laboratory Solutions are working on behalf of a very exciting,emerging US Immuno-oncology company that are now heavily investing in a new site in Cambridge, they are looking to expand their Cell Line Development team.

As a Cell Line Development Research Associate within the Cell Line Development team you will contribute to advancing CLD projects to support the generation of therapeutic biologics.

This is a state of the art facility located in the centre of Cambridge specialised in the development of biopharmaceuticals of Immuno Oncology targets. 

You will be part of a global team, with opportunities to grow with the company.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Perform stable cell line development projects in timely manner including construction of expression vectors, transfections, selection of clones, maintenance of cell cultures, cryopreservation and cell line clonality 
  • Expression and quantification of recombinant proteins
  • Accurate data analysis and recording to insure full traceability 
  • Write Working Instructions and technical reports
  • Prepare presentations and communicate the results to the team
  • Liaise and coordinate CLD projects with Process Development and Process Analytical groups
  • Optimize, evaluate and implement novel methods and technologies for process improvement
  • Participate at laboratory tasks as maintenance of equipment, ordering 
  • Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, appropriate handling of materials, controlled drug, GxP compliance, where applicable
 
Qualifications:
  • MSc in molecular biology, biotechnology, biochemistry or related discipline 
  • Experience:
  • 1 - 3 years of relevant experience
  • Molecular biology skills (PCR, vector construction, Northern blot) 
  • Practical knowledge of working with mammalian cell culture techniques 
  • Practical experience in developing stable cell lines is a bonus
  • Experience with automation in cell culture and product analysis (FACS, Octet, Biacore) is highly desirable
  • Experience in an industrial setting is preferable.

This company a very comprehensive package to successful candidates, they have global links (Clinical development site int he US) and also have an established career progression structure in place, if interested then please apply today and send your CV to matthew@lab-sol.co.uk