Receiving, labelling and sorting clinical samples
Processing of samples for analysis in a timely fashion
Perform analysis, interpretation and reporting of data
Performing molecular biology and viral assays (e.g. qPCR and cell culture)
Maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment
Maintaining accurate, legible, and contemporaneous records
Working in compliance with HTA, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and other regulatory guidance
We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience:
BSc in a biological science (Biomedical Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Virology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Infectious Disease etc.) or equivalent working experience
Ideally 12 months experience in a laboratory
Previous experience of running PCR assays, using molecular biology techniques, or cell culture, particularly in an industry setting using SOPs, would be an advantage although not essential as full training will be provided.
An accurate pipetting technique is essential
Attention to detail
Good communication skills and be a team player
This is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their professional and technical knowledge, with a focus on respiratory disease and relevant laboratory techniques.