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REED Scientific has an exciting new opportunity for a Large Molecule Bioanalysis Scientist to join a company that provides a range of measurement products and services which underpin the safety, health and security of the public, including reference materials and proficiency testing, genomics solutions, services and instrumentation, and expert sample analysis and interpretation. Our customers are across a number of end markets including Pharmaceuticals, Agricultural Biotechnology, Food, Environment, Government and Academia.
You will join their Large Molecule Bioanalysis team. The main focus of the team is development and validation of qualitative/quantitative assays and subsequent sample analysis to determine concentrations of drugs, peptides and proteins in biological samples. This work is completed within a regulatory framework to deliver high quality analytical data to our clients.
A diverse range of scientific techniques are used including: • Enzyme immunoassay, Gyrolab, Mesoscale Discovery (MSD), Singulex Erenna, Radioimmunoassay, AlphaLISA and DELFIA • Multiplexing technology including MSD and Luminex • PK analysis of therapeutic biologics • Immunogenicity testing of biologics • Biomarker quantification • Flow cytometry • Cell-based assays • Molecular biology including qPCR, Western blotting, electrophoresis and DNA sequencing • Characterisation and labelling of antibody reagents • Mass spectrometry e.g. peptide mapping, protein ID and quantification • Automation of assays and integration into LIMS • Enzyme activity assays
• Degree in a biological science, or relevant experience • Familiarity with analytical method development/validation advantageous • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Computer literate • Ability to work with supervision and as part of a team • Conscientious and meticulous in laboratory work • Good time management skills and ability to work to tight deadlines • Highly motivated • Willing to get involved with new ideas and initiatives
• One to two years’ experience working in an analytical / clinical testing laboratory with LIMS reporting, but positions are open to recent graduates • Experience in immunoassay and/or operation of robotic sample processors / clinical analysers • Experience in a GLP/GCP/CAP/CPA accredited laboratory
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