Research Scientist - Cell Biology and Immunology

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
Oct 11, 2016
Closes
Nov 08, 2016
Ref
J3069
Contact
Georgia St John-Smith
Result Type
Jobs
Position Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

We are currently looking for a Research Scientist to join a leading company based in the Berkshire area. As the Research Scientist you will be responsible for carrying out a range of cell based techniques in the immunology / therapeutic area of the Cell Biology Team.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the Research Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Working with primary immune cells i.e. isolation of PBMCs from blood and subsequent use in assays.

2. Working intimately on a project with cell based assays:

T-cell activation/proliferation (antigen specific and/or T-cell receptor/TLR driven), MLR (mixed lymphocyte reaction) and B-cell assays activation, proliferation, use as APCs (antigen presenting cells).
ELISA / multiplex bead based assays.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Research Scientist / Research Associate we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Scientific Discipline, preferably but not necessarily Immunology

2. Proven experience with ELISA for analysing the outcome of a cell based assay

3. A working knowledge and practical experience in working with patient derived tissue would be advantageous


Key Words: Immunology / Cell Based Assays / PBMC / ELISA / Cell Biology / Therapeutic / Drug Discovery / Research Scientist / Pharmaceuticals / Biopharmaceutical

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.