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Research Associate: Immunology Lab (CT) (LC_621)

Scientific (Technical)
Cape Town – South Africa

ESSENTIALS
BSc Hons/MSc (Biochemistry, Immunology, Med. Bio.), or at least 3 years’ working experience in relevant lab-based role, must have immunology-based lab experience, hands on experience with flow cytometry/ELISA/ immunoassay techniques, experience in Ficoll PBMC isolation, PBMC cryopreservation, cell counting. South African citizen with a driver’s license.
*Must be flexible to work weekdays and weekends on a shift rotation basis.  
 
Location:  Cape Town **Candidates already residing in Cape Town will be preferred.
Salary:  R20 ~ R24 K pm CTC (inclusive of benefit contributions etc.)  Permanent role.
 
DETAILS
A dynamic and growing Medical Biotechnology company is expanding and requires a detail-orientated, hard-working Research Associate with experience in immunology-based laboratory work. This company is a leader in their field and provides specialist analytical and assay development services within the clinical and pharmaceutical industry.
 
The Research Associate role involves sample receiving and preparation, assisting Scientists with assay design, processing samples according to SOPs, analyses of data, report writing, working strictly according to regulatory compliance / GCLP, maintenance of instruments, and other ad hoc administrative duties. You will be joining a group of highly skilled scientists equipped with state-of-the-art technology in an organised, efficient, fast-paced environment.
 
REQUIREMENTS
    • BSc Hons Medical Biosciences / Biochemistry/ Immunology OR 3 years’ experience working in a medical research laboratory using immunology-related methods
    • Experience working with Flow cytometry/ELISA/immunoassays highly preferred
    • Experience in PBMC isolation (using Ficoll), PBMC cryopreservation, cell counting
    • Excellent communication skills in English
    • South African citizenship + valid driver’s license
    • Ideal personal attributes: Strong attention to detail, critical thinker, excellent interpersonal skills, decisive, ability to handle pressure, interact & function well in a highly productive work environment
 
 
APPLICATION INFORMATION:
Commencement:   As soon as the recruited candidate is available, preferably ASAP
Application information:  Please apply online below
 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted