Associate Scientist 1

Posted 11 Apr 2022

Glasgow, Glasgow - United Kingdom

Req Id 243661



A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your role: We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Scientist 1 to join our Molecular Team in Glasgow. In this role, you will be responsible for the performance of routine and custom GLP/GMP studies and good housekeeping, equipment maintenance and stock control, to ensure the smooth running of the laboratories. The Molecular team performs a wide variety of assays to support development and manufacturing processes within the pharmaceutical industry, making scientific observations and completing documentation to the required industry standards. Responsibilities also include working within the laboratory following Standard Operating Procedures and relevant compliance regulations, to ensure routine studies are completed on time and accurately recorded to meet appropriate scientific and GLP/GMP regulatory standards.


Who you are:

  • Educated to minimum of HND level in Molecular Biology or associated Biological Science discipline
  • Previous experience working within a scientific laboratory role would be preferred
  • Have knowledge / experience in PCR, gel electrophoresis, nucleic acid extractions, DNA sequencing and / or Southern blotting
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and work within a fast-paced environment, with a strong problem-solving ability
  • Must be self-motivated, with high levels of initiative, facing challenges with energy, drive and the need to finish, with a strong focus on quality and safety
  • Demonstrate strong planning and organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise effectively, with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate, ideally with prior knowledge of working with LIMS


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


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