Senior Assay Development Technician – Milton Park, Abingdon, UK

Replimune Group

United Kingdom
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences R&D/Engineering
  • Post Date: 01/14/2021
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  • Company Address: 18 Commerce Way, Woburn, MA, 01801

About Replimune Group

Replimune was founded in 2015 to develop novel, proprietary oncolytic immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. Replimune is developing both single agent therapies and therapies that work in combination with immune checkpoint blockade, and with other immune-modulatory approaches.

Job Description

Summary of job description:

The Senior Assay Development Technician is responsible for taking a lead role in supporting the day-to-day operation of the Analytical Development laboratories. The Senior Assay Development Technician will also perform routine testing and provide support for method development projects.


Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee and perform internal periodic maintenance, calibration and verification of laboratory equipment.
  • Prepare laboratory chemical reagents and biological assay standards and controls for use in routine testing and development projects.
  • Perform routine PCR, ELISA and cell-based scientific tests to support PD testing.
  • Perform general laboratory housekeeping tasks, including maintaining stock levels of laboratory consumables.
  • Operate in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and company procedures.
  • Author, update and adhere to equipment and method SOP’s as required.


Other responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance for method development projects.
  • Perform review of assay sheets, lab books and GMP documentation.
  • Provide support to the facilities group when required.
  • Training team members in equipment usage and maintenance.


Educational requirements:

  • Biological Sciences university degree, or A-level in Biology (or equivalent) and experience working within a relevant laboratory.


Experience and skill requirement:

  • A self-motivated individual, with good time management and able to work in an organised manner.
  • An interest in biological science and/or experience of working in a GMP laboratory environment.
  • An ability to work independently and as part of a small team, with good time management and effective communication and an ability to work flexibly to meet varying workloads.
  • Experience in any of cell culture, ELISA, PCR, chromatography would be beneficial.
  • Good IT skills in core applications e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.

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