Senior Assay Development Scientist- West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire, England
Sep 21, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Lauren Gripton
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Senior Assay Development Scientist- West Yorkshire

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Senior Assay Scientist to join a leading and expanding life sciences company based in West Yorkshire. As an organisation they are developing a cutting-edge technology that has applications across diagnostics, drug discovery and therapeutics. With recent highly successful milestones reached, and collaborations formed, it is an ideal time to be joining them.

As a Senior Assay Development Scientist you will be responsible for leading the development of in-vitro assays. You will work as part of a close knit team of scientists to meet customer requirements in terms of reagents validation. Key responsibilities will include:

-Leading development across in-vitro assay methodologies including ELISA, HTRF, immunofluorescence, iQue flow cytometry and pull-down.
-Speaking with customers to agree specifications and subsequently reporting assay data.
-Evaluating timelines and data quality. Performing assays to a high standard.
-Maintaining laboratory records and quality documentation where necessary.
-Training junior colleagues on assay development and other laboratory techniques.

To be considered for this position candidates must be educated to a minimum of BSc level in a life sciences discipline. This educational background will be coupled with 5+ years' experience in assay development and developing diagnostic kits/QC assays within industry. The ideal candidate will have significant experience of functional assays and cell-based assays. Experience of quality management systems and the confidence to communication with customers would be helpful.

This is a superb opportunity and in return the company are offering a competitive salary and benefits package. For further information on this fantastic opportunity please contact myself, Lauren Gripton, at Paramount Recruitment, on 0121 616 3465.

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