Junior Scientist in the Large Molecule Bioanalysis department.
MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform qPCR to quantify gene therapy in biological matrices.
Support the Study Director in developing and optimizing qPCR methods including primer design.
Prepare analytical batches to quantify drugs, anti-drugs antibodies or biomarkers in biological matrices by ligand binding assays (ELISA, MSD) according to international guidelines and internal procedures.
Perform the evaluation and treatment of results of analytical batches.
Label proteins with biotin or Sulfo-tag.
Support the Study Director in: (i) the resolution of problems, (ii) the preparation of SOPs and other study documentation.
Carry out maintenance and calibration/verification of laboratory equipment.
Actively support Laboratory Management in evaluating and implementing new processes and equipment.
REQUIRED PROFILE & QUALIFICATIONS
PhD, MSc or BSc in biology or related subject.
Minimum 2-year experience in performing and developing qPCR methods including primer design and optimization of assay conditions.
Experience working with ELISA, MSD or other Ligand Binding techniques.
Understanding of international bioanalytical guidelines, and experience working under GLP/GCP regulations.
Experience working with LIMS systems and with cell culture techniques will be valued.
Excellent level of English (Spanish – nice to have).
Proficiency in MS-Office, especially Word and Excel.
OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS
Strong communication and organization skills, and capacity to work in teams.
Proactive and hands-on approach.
High level of motivation and enthusiastic personality.
WHAT IS OFFERED
Opportunity to work and contribute to the success of an expanding CRO.
Solid scientific team with career growth opportunities.
Cutting edge laboratory with the latest technology.
International and multicultural environment in company based in Barcelona.
Diligent, professional organization, with a human touch.