Research Associate - Cell Culture
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
4d ago

About the role :

The Cell ScienceTeam, part of the Antibody Validation and Characterisation Group, plays acrucial role in delivering the essential material for novel antibodyvalidation.

Currently we arelooking to recruit a highly motivated researcher with experience in mammalian cellculture to prepare top quality material for Immunohistochemistry (IHC), Immunocytochemistry(ICC), flow cytometry, biochemical analysis and other antibody validationmethods.

Our group works inCambridge (UK) on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. This role is a permanentposition.

Roles and responsibilities :

  • Perform mammalian cell cultures, including adherent and suspension cell lines, primary and established lines, stem cells and co-cultures
  • Performing cell treatments for antibody validation process
  • Assist in developing and optimising new celltreatments for improved antibody validation process
  • Work autonomously to record and deliver data to deadlines
  • Support existing Cell Science team in various projects, as required
  • Contribute to projects and initiatives as required within the Antibody Validation and Characterization group and effectively communicate with various stakeholders on the projects
  • Help establish and maintain high quality standards during experimental processes and record keeping. Abide by laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and keep accurate Batch Manufacturing Records (BMRs)
  • Help maintaining a safe and efficient working environment in the laboratory, ensure the safety of colleagues & visitors and comply with Health and Safety (H&S) policies
  • About You :

    Essentialrequirements :

  • Bachelor / MSc in Life Sciences
  • Experience with various mammalian cell lines and mammalian cell cultures
  • Organisational skills and the ability to prioritise, ability to work across several projects and work to deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player; facilitate open and constructive communication within the Cell Science team and other teams within the company
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently within dynamic teams
  • Compliance with following Standard Operating Procedures and Risk Assessment
  • Desirablerequirements :

  • Experience in writing / reviewing SOPs and Risk Assessments
  • Experience in cell treatments / cell assays
  • Experience in molecular biology
  • Experience in recombinant antibody expression in mammalian systems
  • Experience in hybridoma culture
  • Experience of working within the Life Science Industry
  • If this sounds likeyou and you’d like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with thevision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in lifesciences please apply now!

    About Us :

    Ever since 1998,when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back ofhis bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughsfaster.

    We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and aswe continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers’ success andtheir research needs.

    It’s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technicalsupport and delivery. When you join Abcam, you’ll join a global business withthe passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and,best-loved brand in life sciences.

    Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals,with responsibility given at an early stage.

    The working environment is fun andfast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. Inaddition to competitive salaries, we can offer an attractive flexible benefitspackage which includes share options, a culture focused on well-being andopportunities for growth and development.

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