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Associate Scientist - Normal

Job Title: Associate Scientist - Normal
Location: Cork
Industry:
REF: 93139
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Email: caroline@hero.ie
Telephone: 0868395531

Associate Scientist – Normal
Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Cork are currently looking to recruit an Associate Scientist for their site.

Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Routine release and stability testing of binding assays (e.g. ELISA and TR-FRET), cell based bioassays (e.g. ADCC assays), process impurities and identity assays for pre-clinical and clinical product development.
  • Execution of process impurity assays (e.g. residual host cell protein (HCP), residual DNA (PCR techniques) and residual Protein A).
  • Completion of documentation in adherence to GMP.
  • Testing to support assay validation/qualification and other studies.
  • Laboratory support activities (e.g. reagent qualification), routine passaging of cell lines and general housekeeping.
  • Support other projects as assigned, e.g. continuous improvement, automation and operational excellence
  • Support troubleshooting and investigations.
  • Perform Data Trending to support investigations, demonstrate method capability and product profile.
  • Write SOP’s, protocols, work instructions and training modules.
  • Other duties as assigned by team lead.

Key Skills and Competencies required:
  • Practical analytical laboratory experience in a GLP/GMP environment is advantageous.
  • Experience of Bioassay/Cell Culture experience is advantageous.
  • Familiar with applicable cGMP and other business compliance regulations.
  • Customer focus and results and performance driven.
  • Sense of Urgency.
  • Ability to work well within team structures and provide leadership.

Education and Experience:
  • A minimum of a Degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacy or related scientific field is required.
  • Knowledge of computer programs such as MS Word, Excel and Minitab.
  • Good understanding of quality and attention to detail.

For further information on this Associate Scientist role in Cork please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531 / caroline@hero.ie
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