Associate Scientist - Cell Line development

Job Ref: J31312
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 02 April 2019
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK Cambridge Cambridgeshire UK CB22 3AT
  • Competitive
  • Lynda Dupont
  • 01223607855

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Associate Scientist - Cell Line Development

A well-established biotech is looking for an associate scientist to join their cell line development team.

Location: Cambridge

Full Time - 37.5 hours/week

Permanent role

Salary from £22k/annum - DOE

As an associate scientist you will support the culture of patented mammalian cell line for the production of molecules.

Your expertise will be with mammalian cell routine techniques of passaging and protein production, ideally with CHO cells.

You will be familiar with techniques such as cloning, transfection, protein expression, purification and analysis.

Your ability to work independently and to deadline will be essential to support the production of molecules according to established protocol.

Experience of working in a research laboratory will equips you to troubleshooting and executing new protocols.

Focused on delivering the results, the company is also keen to promote development and there will be opportunities to contribute to projects and learn new skills.


* Life Science degree or equivalent, with laboratory expertise (E)

* Basic expertise in Mammalian cell culture, cloning and protein production (E)

* CHO cells experience (D)

* Basic knowledge of Molecular Biology techniques, PCR, ELISA, SDs-PAGE, affinity chromatography (E)

* Experience of R&D or research environment laboratory work (D)

* Ability to work to procedures and quality standards (E)

* Working independently and as part of a team (E)

The above list of responsibilities is not exhaustive, and you may be required to undertake other responsibilities and training as requested by your line manager.

The company is based on a very popular and pleasant science park south of Cambridge that offers commuting buses to the city centre and ample parking if you drive to work.

There is an on-site restaurant/café for lunch and a large park where tables are available for lunch during the summer months.

The company offers benefits including cycle to work scheme and private medical insurance.

If this role is of interest please apply online or for more information contact Lynda Dupont on 01223 607855.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.

02/05/2019 13:20:30