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PhD Scientist - Immunology / Biology

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 22624

Excellent opportunity for a PhD Scientist working for a global Medical Devices leader in Galway. The ideal person would have PhD focus in Immunology, Biology, Biochemistry or Biomedical Engineering. Having experience with assay development is essential with a strong Molecular and Biochemical background. Experience with optimising assays, including DOE optimisation would be ideal.

Overview of your responsibilities (full job description available on request):

  • Apply advanced scientific knowledge to develop immunoassays through independent and collaborative studies.

  • Conduct literature reviews and scientific analysis to support innovative technology and product design.

  • Establish high-throughput techniques for screening biologics.

  • Optimise assay conditions, enhance product design, troubleshoot technical issues.

  • Test prototypes with clinical specimens, requiring biospecimen expertise.

  • Cultivate internal and external contacts for technical knowledge.

  • Prioritise studies to meet project goals, ensuring timely completion.

  • Adhere to documented procedures, participate in lab safety and maintenance.

  • Make difficult technical decisions, ensuring team and leader consensus.

  • Provide technical leadership, assist in study design, and offer training/coaching to junior scientists.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required for the Role:

  • Ph.D. in relevant fields like biology, biochemistry, immunology, or biomedical engineering.

  • 5+ years of assay development and biologics experience with a strong background in Molecular and Biochemical fields.

  • Proficiency in optimising assay design and conditions, including DOE optimisation when applicable.

  • Familiarity with handling patient samples and sample management procedures.

  • Experience in antibody development and biologics screening assays is beneficial.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role contact Courtney Russell

+353 (0) 71 9108062