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Senior Scientist (m/f/d)


Desired Skills / Experience:

  • Life science degree (Biomedical Sciences/Biological Sciences), post-graduate degree an advantage and a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience.
  • Previous experience of Pharma/Biotech drug discovery or contract research desirable.
  • Demonstrable relevant laboratory experience.
  • Skills in image analysis would be of benefit.
  • Strong communication skills and team work ethic, highly motivated and entrepreneurial personality.

Key Tasks:

  • Project Management
    • Working with the team and relevant academic contacts, as required, to ensure quality conduct and delivery of client projects.
    • Ensuring accurate record keeping of all experimental work, from initial protocol development, accurate lab notes, through to write up of results and report production, archiving.
    • Implementing quality control steps to ensure projects are conducted and delivered according to the standards expected (GCP), developing new or updating SOPs as required.
    • Line management of Scientists, delegation of project tasks across the team to ensure accurate and timely delivery of client data.
    • Communicating effectively with both clients and internal teams as required.
  • Project Delivery/R&D
    • Actively interrogating scientific literature to understand relevant technical protocols and advances as necessary for driving forward bespoke client projects.
    • Independently perform complex fluorescent and colourimetric staining assays including multi-plex assay development (4-9 plex). Contribute to the development of improved methods and techniques including antibody validation and optimisation. Troubleshoot assays.
    • Design and perform RNAscope cell and tissue assays using robotic staining platforms (Leica Bond).
  • Business Development
    • Taking an active role in nurturing new and expanding existing client relationships
    • May have opportunity to attend scientific and trade conferences to deliver oral presentations and posters and to attract new commercial opportunities.

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Malvern PANalytical
Edinburgh [United Kingdom]