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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.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Scientist working within the Product Characterisation group in Stirling. This position will be directly involved in the characterisation and custom testing in the expanding market of biological therapies. We are looking for a highly experienced and dynamic scientist to work on immunoassay based methods including ELISAs and cell based assays. This role will be within a fast paced, GMP testing environment, so previous regulatory experience would be an advantage. The post holder will be required to work collaboratively with clients and internal colleagues to help design custom studies for the purpose of characterisation and quality assessment of biological therapeutics. There will be a requirement to develop, validate, transfer and execute methods. As an expert in this field, the post holder will be expected to maintain in depth understanding of the technology and must demonstrate an expert level of knowledge and data interpretation. Working within a multi-disciplinary team, the applicant will also be responsible for training and mentoring others in the use and applications of immunoassays for biopharmaceutical testing.
Who you are:
- Masters or higher degree in Life Sciences
- Developed laboratory based experience
- Proven experience of assay development, optimisation, validation and performance of ELISA, cell based and other binding analysis assays
- Expert level of data analysis and interpretation
- Excellent communication skills
- Able to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team to deliver projects on time to clients
- Experience working in a highly regulated GMP environment is preferred.
What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. 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. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!
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