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Senior Assay Development Technician – Milton Park, Abingdon, UK

Summary of job description:

The Senior Assay Development Technician is responsible for taking a lead role in supporting the day-to-day operation of the Analytical Development laboratories. The Senior Assay Development Technician will also perform routine testing and provide support for method development projects.


Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee and perform internal periodic maintenance, calibration and verification of laboratory equipment.
  • Prepare laboratory chemical reagents and biological assay standards and controls for use in routine testing and development projects.
  • Perform routine PCR, ELISA and cell-based scientific tests to support PD testing.
  • Perform general laboratory housekeeping tasks, including maintaining stock levels of laboratory consumables.
  • Operate in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and company procedures.
  • Author, update and adhere to equipment and method SOP’s as required.


Other responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance for method development projects.
  • Perform review of assay sheets, lab books and GMP documentation.
  • Provide support to the facilities group when required.
  • Training team members in equipment usage and maintenance.


Educational requirements:

  • Biological Sciences university degree, or A-level in Biology (or equivalent) and experience working within a relevant laboratory.


Experience and skill requirement:

  • A self-motivated individual, with good time management and able to work in an organised manner.
  • An interest in biological science and/or experience of working in a GMP laboratory environment.
  • An ability to work independently and as part of a small team, with good time management and effective communication and an ability to work flexibly to meet varying workloads.
  • Experience in any of cell culture, ELISA, PCR, chromatography would be beneficial.
  • Good IT skills in core applications e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.

EEO & Employment Eligibility:

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