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Scientific Assistant, Analytical Services Group

Date: 12-Jan-2023

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

We are at the centre of the rapidly growing cell and gene therapy sector. We deliver life-changing therapies to patients, and so can you. 


We are currently recruiting for a Scientific Assistant to join the Analytical Services Group team.  The purpose of this role is to provide essential laboratory activities and services to support Analytical Services Group. 


Our Analytical Services Group supports the development of products through analytical testing to facilitate manufacturing and process development, ensuring appropriate quality controls and use of analytics.  


Your responsibilities in this role would be: 


  • The monitoring and controlling of temperature units within highly regulated laboratories  

  • To liaise and work with Equipment Engineering team and external engineers to organize equipment servicing and equipment repair  

  • Provide support for equipment maintenance including equipment files and service contracts.  

  • To clean and maintain the laboratory equipment and facilities 

  • To operate an autoclave and dispose of waste materials   

  • Support the ASG pipette clinic including cleaning and preparing pipettes 

  • Oversee, maintain and ensure quality of key stock consumables 

  • Completing of Quality Records 


We are looking for: 


  • Educated to a minimum of GCSE or equivalent qualification level or able to demonstrate required skills gained within another workplace.  

  • A genuine interest and drive to work in science. 

  • Problem solving skills to help identify way forward when issues arise  

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)  

  • Highly organised and motivated with excellent attention to detail  

  • Knowledge of MS Office, Word, Excel & Outlook. 



About Us: 


We are an innovative leading viral vector specialist focused on delivering life changing therapies to patients. 

Our innovative solutions and proven expertise allow us and our customers, the biotech and biopharma industry, to deliver life-saving therapies to reach even more patients. 

The success of cell and gene therapy products transforms outcomes for millions of people suffering from some of the world’s worst diseases and medical conditions. 


We work together, motivated to make a difference, and so can you.  



What’s in it for you: 


  • Highly competitive reward packages 

  • Wellbeing programmes 

  • Development opportunities 

  • A 35-hour working week 

  • Welcoming, friendly, supportive colleagues 

  • A diverse and inclusive working environment 

  • Our values are: Deliver Innovation, Be Inspiring and Have Integrity 

  • State of the art laboratory and manufacturing facilities 


We want you to feel inspired every day. We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment and teamwork, and so can you. 


Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives