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Scientist 1 - Virology (12 months FTC)


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your Role: 


Due to continued business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Based Scientist to join our Virology team on a 12 month FTC. In this role, you will be responsible for the conduct of routine and complex GLP or GMP studies within a contract testing laboratory. You will lead in the performance of laboratory procedures, providing scientific support to laboratory staff and external clients, for whom the work is being performed. Other duties include mentoring, training, reviewing data and driving quality improvements. In addition you will maintain study records, including deviation records, to meet regulatory standards. You will prepare documents related to studies, such as SOP’s, technical reports, summaries, protocols, etc. You will provide technical support for ongoing and upcoming projects, participating in external and internal meetings and audits.



You may also be required to act as Study Director or Responsible Scientist, as appropriate, on studies.


This role forms part of our planned growth in Glasgow and is a pivotal role in Virology - a wonderful opportunity for an experienced professional to join us and develop their career with a business that is going from strength to strength.


Who you are:


  • You will have an HND or higher in a Biological Science discipline, with competent proven work experience in a similar environment; ideally with Cell Culture experience.
  • You will have prior knowledge and experience working to GLP / GMP standards.
  • Ideally you will have leadership experience or strong leadership qualities
  • You are strongly focused on quality and safety and have strong planning and organisational skills
  • You have good communication and interpersonal skills and are self-motivated, with strong initiative and drive
  • You have a good standard of written and spoken English and are computer literate, ideally with prior knowledge of working with LIMS


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com


We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Job Requisition ID:  223138
Location:  Glasgow
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

Careers during Covid-19
Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options.

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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