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Research Associate - Antibody Discovery

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
£1.00 to £35,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
CK Group are recruiting for a Research Associate on behalf of a growing biotechnology company to be based at their site in Stevenage on a permanent basis.About the client:Our client specialises in the discovery and development of single domain antibody therapeutics in a number of therapeutic areas. Their approach allows for the rapid delivery of high-affinity products to multiple target classes that have proven difficult or impossible by standard antibody approaches or alternative scaffoldsAbout the role:The main purpose of the position will be to support with Antibody Discovery and Development projects.Your responsibilities will include:
  • Performing functional assays using ELISA, flow cytometry, and cell-based assay
  • Supporting with antibody discovery and characterisation
  • Expression of proteins in bacterial and mammalian systems
  • Purification of proteins to the highest standard, including preparing endotoxin-free materials for in vivo studies
About you:To be considered for the position you should have the following skills and expertise:
  • Qualified to a minimum of BSc, and preferably MSc degree in a relevant biological discipline
  • Previous experience working in a relevant research focused environment
  • Ability to perform in vitro biochemical, and cell-based assays
  • Experience with aseptic techniques for culture and maintenance of cell lines
The following skills would be highly beneficial for this position, but are not essential as training is provided:
  • Experience and understanding of therapeutic antibody discovery using phage display
  • Previous experience with characterisation of therapeutic antibodies using various techniques including ELISA, flow cytometry, western blotting, SPR
  • Previous experience with protein expression and purification
  • Previous experience with immunohistochemistry, immunocytochemistry, tissue sectioning
Apply:It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 54360 in all correspondence.
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  • Job Reference: 702633263-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CK Group
    CK Group
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £1.00 to £35,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent