In Vivo Scientist
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Ref: ALS 2178
Our client, a drug delivery application company, are looking to recruit an In Vivo Scientist, to be responsible for carrying out in vivo experiments related to the company’s oncology drug delivery technology platform.
- A current Home Office personal licence modules 1-3 is essential
- A BSc in a scientific discipline
- Previous experience performing subcutaneous, intra-peritoneal and intravenous injections in mice
- Experience working with xenograft and syngeneic tumour models
- Experience with PCR and cell culture is advantageous, but training can be given
- Be able to operate as a self-starter and apply excellent organisational skills
- Use Microsoft Office software
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Perform licensed procedures according to project licence and Home Office regulations
- Perform sub-cutaneous, intra-peritoneal and intravenous injections in mice
- Implant and work with xenograft and syngeneic tumour models
- Monitoring the condition of animals, recognising and resolving any problems
- Ensure compliance with the Home Office licence
- Work safely and effectively with small molecule drugs, antibodies and viruses
- Standard biological laboratory techniques, such as cell culture, plate reader-based assays
- Keep full and accurate records in accordance with Home Office regulations (including stock and breeding records and environmental records)
- Acquisition, processing and presentation of treatment efficacy metrics using various imaging modalities, qPCR, and tumour measurements
- There will be an opportunity to learn new techniques relating to the use of the proprietary ultrasound technology
- Contributing to the smooth running of the non-animal-based research.
Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic. To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment process.