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As a Study Scientist, you will take all the skills, learning, knowledge and experience gained as a Junior Study Scientist to the next level. You will have the opportunity to expand on your practical laboratory techniques over several different areas and start to hone these skills to become specialised in one or more areas within the group. For most tasks, you will work independently, though with guidance from a Senior Study Scientist, you will support the study management team throughout the customer project by contributing to various aspects of the wider project, including, but not limited to, co-ordination of data analysis, analysis template preparation and preparation of laboratory paperwork, as well as by taking action to keep a project progressing effectively and efficiently.

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Department: Lab Operations
Location: BioCity, Scotland
Salary: Starting salary of £28,125+ dependent on experience.
Experience: Ideally a PhD in a relevant life science degree or 2 years’ relevant industry experience

ANTIBODY ANALYTICS – WHO WE ARE
We are an innovative and vibrant biotechnology company. We believe that scientists deserve the best data and patients deserve
the best drugs, so our mission is to provide our drug development partners with data of outstanding quality which gives them
confidence to expedite new healthcare solutions to market. We began in 2015 and through our expertise, technology, and amazing
employees we have grown to where we are today, and we plan to keep on growing. We’re not all scientists and academics, we are
a diverse, talented, and fun team who enjoy the occasional pizza Friday, but what’s at the core of what we do is our culture and
values – that’s what makes us proud and stand out

THE ROLE
As a Study Scientist, you will take all the skills, learning, knowledge and experience gained as a Junior Study Scientist to the next
level. You will have the opportunity to expand on your practical laboratory techniques over several different areas and start to hone
these skills to become specialised in one or more areas within the group. For most tasks, you will work independently, though with
guidance from a Senior Study Scientist, you will support the study management team throughout the customer project by
contributing to various aspects of the wider project, including, but not limited to, co-ordination of data analysis, analysis template
preparation and preparation of laboratory paperwork, as well as by taking action to keep a project progressing effectively and
efficiently.
Your main responsibility will be in ensuring that the customer projects you work on are performed in the laboratory to the highest
possible standard which in turn delivers high quality data to our customers. Once full training and probation is complete, you will
participate in our weekend on call rota.

WHAT WE EXPECT YOU TO DO
Laboratory Operations
• Perform, to a high standard a wide range of assays across 2 or 3 focussed technical areas
• Through deeper technical understanding of the analytical assays you perform, gain the ability to mitigate risks of error during
performance by identifying problems or errors with laboratory documentation, reagent preparation and/or equipment
• Contribute to troubleshooting discussions about risks and errors identified in the assay documentation or performance to
efficiently problem solve
• Set up templates and gain competence for end point analysis on equipment required for specific assay.
• Communicate assay completion and data completion with the project’s key stakeholders
• Collaborate and co-ordinate with study managers to ensure the efficient running of projects e.g. fore sightly preparation or
request for preparation of reagents and aliquoting of customer samples required for the study.
Documentation
• Independently prepare study related documentation listed below:
• Standard analytical procedures and custom laboratory documentation as guided by the Study Protocol.
• Update and maintain Study Records.
• Contribute to interim data documentation e.g. data presentation for interim discussion.
Contribute to Study Protocol and report preparation with support from the Senior Study Scientist or Study Manager.

Data Analysis
• Independently perform data analysis of a wide range of assays across focussed areas with minimal support from the senior
study scientist.
• Understand the type of analysis required for each assay and independently set up data analysis templates
• Interpret the data on assay completion to assess the suitability of the assay performance (pass or fail) and actively discuss
any point/s of interest with the study manager or senior study scientist.
• Perform data integrity checks in conjunction with the study protocol as required.
Maintain high standards of data processing for all assays performed, including appropriate documentation of data analysis
and checks to ensure traceability.
Data Interpretation of the following:
• A range of standard assays across the focussed technical groups independently.
• Development or optimisation custom studies supported by the senior study scientist.
• Gauge assay performance (good data vs bad data).
Training and Development
• Oversee and co-ordinate practical training in one of your specialised areas.
• Oversee and co-ordinate training for use of laboratory equipment as guided by SOPs.
• Attend training sessions as suggested by the senior study scientist and/or management team to support personal
development objectives.
Compliance
• Adhere to the standard practices as set out by Company’s Quality team.
• Raise deviations and prepare risk assessments when required.
• Actively contribute to resolving and mitigating identified issues/errors in deviations.
Process Improvements
• Lead on small improvement projects as directed from Senior Study Manager or Laboratory Director.
• Contribute to ideas on lab processes in support of driving our continuous improvement culture.
• Actively contribute to and participate in larger, company-wide improvement projects.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR FROM YOU
We would like you to have the following:
• A BSc or MSc Degree in a relevant biological or pharmaceutical field or at least 2 years’ experience in a relevant setting i.e.
drug development, previous CRO, pharmaceutical etc.
To support a culture within Antibody Analytics which is aligned to our company values and behaviours, we would like you to be:
• Able to prioritise day to day work without supervision.
• Highly organised, be productive with the ability to deliver your work on time and to a high standard.
• Friendly with a helpful attitude, always looking to identify areas where the Study Scientist team can support and add value to
the Operations teams to improve efficiencies.
• Self-aware, have emotional intelligence with the ability to see things from others’ perspective.
• Engaging and communicative with all colleagues to continually enhance knowledge and experience.
• A team player to learn, grow and share best practice with colleagues.
• Focused and have a strong attention for detail.
• Of a curious mindset, question, listen and enhance your own understanding of what we do.
• Contribute to continuous improvement within the business.
• Customer focused with the customer at the heart of everything that you do.
• A champion for learning and development for yourself in support of employee development.
• Accountable with ownership for all tasks trained in and for delivery.
• Flexible and adaptable.

• SPR Experience


WHAT YOU’LL GET FROM US
You will get the chance to learn, grow, develop, and enhance your career within a biotechnology company at the forefront of drug
development strategies. In addition, the company offers the following benefits package:
• Starting salary of £28,125, which is linked to performance related pay.
• Pension.
• 32 days holiday per annum (inclusive of public holidays) which increases to a maximum of 37.
• Death in Benefit Service which includes access to a 24/7 virtual GP.
• Flexible working.
• Yearly Audible subscription.
• Refer a Friend Scheme.
• On-site car parking.
• Free Healthy Snacks.
• Merit Award Recognition Scheme.
• The opportunity to join several committees or focus groups (Employee Engagement, Wellness, Recognition, Health &
Safety or Social Committee).

HOW TO APPLY

Please forward your CV and cover letter to careers@antibodyanalytics.com

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