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Associate Scientist 2

Your role: as an Associate Scientist 2, working within our Virology team, you will be responsible for the performance of routine and custom GLP/GMP studies and good housekeeping, equipment maintenance and stock control to ensure the smooth running of the laboratories. The Virology team perform a wide variety of assays for the detection of infectious virus to support development and manufacturing processes within the pharmaceutical industry, making scientific observations and completing documentation to the required industry standards. Responsibilities include working within the laboratory following Standard Operating Procedures and relevant compliance regulations to ensure routine studies are completed on time and accurately recorded to meet appropriate scientific and GLP/GMP regulatory standards. The shift pattern for this role is Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm & Friday 9am - 4pm (optional flexible working also included), as well as other benefits e.g. including 26 days holiday + bank holidays, generous pension scheme, private health care, great career opportunities with our multi national company and more....


Who you are:

  • You have a HND or higher qualification in Virology or associated Biological Science discipline with proven work experience in a scientific laboratory role.
  • You will ideally have prior knowledge and experience working to GLP and / or GMP in a similar working environment.
  • You will ideally have experience of microscopy, aseptic technique and cell culture, preferred from a commercial background.
  • Due to the high volume, fast paced nature of our business, you must be experienced to a level where you can cope with volume outputs, as well as being solutions focused when faced with any problems or set-backs.
  • You must be highly self-motivated, with strong initiative, facing challenges with energy, drive and the need to finish.
  • You will have a strong focus on quality and safety.
  • Demonstrate strong planning and organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise effectively.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You have a good standard of written and spoken English and are computer literate, ideally with prior knowledge of working with LIMS.
Job Requisition ID:  199569
Location:  Glasgow
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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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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