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Scientist - Biosafety
Job Type:
Edinburgh, Mid & East Lothian
Exact Salary:
£30000 - £33000 per annum
Date Posted:
12-Jan-2022 03:40 PM
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Our client is an established organisation who offer testing and other services to clients in various industries across the life science marketplace. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join their team based near Edinburgh.

They are looking for qualified candidates for the position of Scientist, within the in-vitro group of the Biosafety Division. You will join a team involved in the conduct of safety and efficacy studies evaluating a range of biological medicinal products.

The role specialises in Mycoplasma, therefore practical knowledge and experience in cell culture and regulatory Mycoplasma testing (culture method and indicator cell method), as defined in European and US Pharmacopoeias, are mandatory requirements for the role.

Experience required

  • A biological degree.

  • Previous experience of working in a commercial Biosafety testing laboratory and a Quality Environment.

  • A practical understanding, and application, of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).

  • Previous experience of managing and executing GMP regulatory studies.

  • An understanding of the activities required for assay validation.

  • An ability to train, mentor and supervise other team members.

  • Good interpersonal and communications skills and effective organisational abilities.

It is desirable that you have knowledge of the regulatory requirements for testing of raw materials, cell banks, viral seed stocks, unprocessed bulk harvest materials and final products.

This position will be site based Monday to Friday but flexi time is available and a generous benefits package including 36 days holidays is included.

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