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Senior Scientist ASG

Date: 14-Jun-2022

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

Our employees are able to develop their careers in exciting new medical technologies, and so can you.



Oxford BioMedica’s 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.


We are currently recruiting for a Senior Scientist to join the team. 


The purpose of this role is to work within a small team of Scientists responsible for ensuring that reported QC release and stability results are robust, accurate and scientifically sound



Your responsibilities in this role would be:


  • Implementation of updates to GMP assays used in ASG following development work or validation
  • Management of analytical spreadsheets required for calculation of results
  • Management and justification of assay acceptance criteria
  • Management of in-house control materials, including qualification studies to ensure fit-for-use
  • Monitoring of assay performance and investigation of any observed trends
  • Contribute to and/or lead thorough and timely investigation of invalid assays
  • Contribute to and/or lead thorough and timely investigation of OOS, OOE and OOT events
  • Contribute to and/or lead trouble-shooting any assay-related problem inhibiting the reporting of results
  • Communicate with clients regarding product analytics



To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and experience:


  • BSc or equivalent in a relevant Bioscience with relevant experience
  • Strong technical understanding of qPCR and/or ELISA
  • Proven abilities in critical thinking and trouble-shooting
  • Knowledge of assay development and/or validation
  • Understanding of basic statistical techniques for data analysis
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent writing skills for preparing plans and reports
  • Significant experience of working with bioassays an advantage
  • Working knowledge of JMP and Minitab an advantage
  • Perform analysis on both large and small data sets using a range of techniques to identify outliers, trends, step changes or appropriate acceptance criteria



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


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