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Senior Scientist: Clinical ELISA Studies (LC_628)

Scientific (Technical)
Cape Town – South Africa

MSc / PhD + (Medical Science, Immunology, or relevant) AND at least 5 years’ working experience in an equivalent immunology-based technical role. Experience in ELISA assay development and cell culture. GCLP / GLP accredited laboratory experience is preferred. Industry experience in pharmacokinetics / immunogenicity advantageous. SA citizen, driver’s license + own transport. Ideally based in Cape Town already, OR willing to relocate.
Location:  Cape Town
Salary: Market related
An exciting senior scientist role has become available at a Medical Biotechnology company in Cape Town. Due to expansion in their Immunoassay portfolio, they require a detail-orientated, hard-working scientist with strong leadership skills and hands on experience in developing and validating ELISA assays and related immunoassay techniques in the clinical/medical environment. The company is a leader in their field and provide specialist bioanalytical assay development, assay validation and contract research organisation services within the clinical and pharmaceutical industry. The company enjoy a fast-paced, progressive work environment, where teams work together for the benefit of all involved.
    • MSc / PhD + in Medical Science, Immunology, or relevant etc.
    • 5+ years’ working experience in related immunology lab environment, preferably in an industry based GCLP / GLP accredited medical / clinical lab
    • ELISA Assay development & validation and mammalian tissue culture experience
    • Planning, Development and Management of immunoassay related research, ability to troubleshoot & lead scientists, ability to take ownership & accountability in projects
    • Industry experience in pharmacokinetics / immunogenicity advantageous
    • Excellent communication skills (English), thrive under pressure, pay attention to detail
    • Valid driver’s license & own transport
    • SA citizen already residing in Cape Town/willing to relocate
Commencement:   As soon as available to start / once notice period is completed.
Application information:  Please apply online below with a cover letter outlining your experience.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted