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Scientist II Analytical Services Group (ASG)

Date: 24-Jan-2023

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

We use science to save lives, and so can you.


We are currently recruiting for a Scientist II to join the Analytical Services Group team (ASG).  The purpose of this role is to perform and report laboratory-based experiments, in accordance with scientific or regulatory requirements.


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:

  • Perform analytical testing as part of QC release and stability.
  • Timely and accurate completion of GxP paperwork.
  • Accountable for own performance in alignment with group objectives and deadlines.
  • Familiar with the principles of experimental design and implementation.
  • Flagging process improvement to management
  • Identifying non-conformances (OOS, OOE, CC) and completion under supervision.
  • Will report to the Group Leader or his/her delegated Grade 5 to 6 Scientist.
  • Personally responsible for the completion of tasks in relation to their criticality.
  • Joint responsibility for maintenance and compliance of a GxP laboratory area and GxP “housekeeping” procedures.
  • Work will be conducted in accordance with the OXB Quality Management system.
  • High regard for safety and display a high level of good laboratory citizenship.


We are looking for:

  • Educated to a minimum of BSc Degree in a relevant discipline, or basic experience of working in a related environment.
  • Laboratory technical experience with desirable experience in cell culture, qPCR & molecular biology either within the workplace or study environment.
  • Demonstrate competency in performing laboratory tasks and general experimental procedures.
  • Understanding of laboratory health and safety requirements.
  • Computer Literacy with MS Word, Excel & Outlook & Teams.
  • Some appreciation of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements e.g. GMP, GLP, GCP and/or Validation and Quality Management systems.
  • Some familiarity with the regulatory requirements for analytical work (e.g. product specifications, stability testing guidelines etc).
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work well in a team.




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


No agencies please.