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Scientist III, Analytical Services Group (ASG)

Date: 14-Mar-2023

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

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


We are currently recruiting for a Scientist III to join the Analytical Services Group team.  The purpose of this role is to perform and report laboratory-based experiments or analytical investigations in accordance with scientific or regulatory requirements, in alignment with department objectives.


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:


  • Accountable for own performance in alignment with group objectives and deadlines.
  • Assist in the design and conduct of experiments /investigations in accordance with correct methodologies and procedures under the direction of the Group Leader or a senior scientist.
  • Ensure a high standard of record keeping and documentation of experiments and investigations.
  • Presentation of scientific data at internal meetings.
  • Will report to the Group Leader or his/her delegated grade 4 to 6 scientist.
  • Conduct research and technical support of the highest quality, largely in a single project area but will assist in other projects as the need arises (reword)
  • May be responsible for maintenance of a laboratory area and/or important equipment.
  • 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.
  • Writing and reviewing of departmental documentation and SOP’s.



We are looking for:


  • Educated to a minimum of BSc Degree in a relevant discipline, or basic experience of working in a related environment.
  • An understanding of Virology and gene therapy would be an advantage
  • Demonstrate competency in performing laboratory tasks and general experimental procedures with expertise in a single area.
  • Understanding of laboratory health and safety requirements.
  • Capable of offering reasonable interpretation of the experiments being conducted but may need guidance from more senior scientists.
  • Good working knowledge of regulatory requirements e.g. GMP, GLP, GCP and/or Validation and Quality Management systems.
  • Laboratory technical experience in qPCR or cell culture.
  • Experience within a Containment Level 3 Laboratory is advantageous


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