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Research Associate – Antibody Discovery (Ref: RSDA)

We are seeking two creative, enthusiastic, self-motivated and highly detail-oriented research associates with a proven background in mammalian cell culture to support our antibody discovery pipeline and become integral members of the discovery team.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Mammalian cell culture
  • Running immune assays
  • Data analysis
  • Maintenance of accurate records
  • Effective communication of results


Essential skills

  • Master’s / Bachelor’s degree in life sciences (like Immunology or Cell Biology), or equivalent work experience
  • Hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture
  • Experience in handling flow cytometric analyser and multi-mode plate reader
  • Skills in molecular biology
  • Ability to learn and implement new technologies
  • Ability to work and troubleshoot independently and as part of team
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Organised and good time management

Desirable skills

  • Strong background knowledge in immunology
  • Experience with record keeping using ELN and LIMS
  • Experience in protein expression and purification from mammalian systems
  • Experience operating SPR machines or similar (e.g Biacore, Octet or similar)
  • Prior experience of developing therapeutic antibodies
  • Knowledge of antibody pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics