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JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Department: Quality – QC Group                                        

Reports to: Group leader – Quality Control (QC)

Direct Reports: 0                                          

 

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB                                                                                                                         

We are seeking an ambitious and highly motivated associate scientist to work in our newly created Quality Control QC Group within our Quality Department. This newly created group will be responsible for qualification activities, drug substance, drug product, stability GMP testing and supporting analytical development in development and non-clinical product testing.

We are looking for an individual who will thrive in a start-up environment and relish the sense of accomplishment each day brings in our exciting company.

This position is based at Evox Therapeutics facility at the Oxford Science Park, Oxford, UK.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Performing the in-process and release testing for product specific cell based and physiochemical GMP assays for exosome drug substance, drug product and stability samples.
  • Draft, revise and execute assay methods and qualification protocols.
  • Prepare SOPs and risk assessments.
  • Perform testing on-clinical products manufactured for in-vivo studies, formulation development and research stability.
  • Complete documentation associated with laboratory functions in line with GMP
  • Assist in the preparation and review of GMP related documents (SOPs, analytical methods, specifications, etc.)
  • Communicate testing status regularly to the Group Leader.
  • Conduct analytical equipment calibration activities
  • Conduct all work, and maintain, the laboratory in a clean, safe, and compliant condition
  • Highlight and conduct out of specifications and non-conformances including recommendations and writing of the reports when necessary.
  • Ensure a healthy and safe working environment and compliance to GMP and GMO/ACDP requirements.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Education and Qualifications:

BSc/MSc in the field of Cell/Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biological Sciences, or a related field.

 

Experience & knowledge

• Will have relevant post-graduate experience gained in industry or through industry placement, ideally in a pharmaceutical QC environment.

• Experience of cell-based potency and or physiochemical assays used for biologic, cell gene or viral products.

• Ability to work independently.

• Good conceptual, analytical thinking, problem solving, and organisational skills.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.

• Ability to balance multiple priorities and projects at the same time and be able to change priorities as needed by the business

 

KEY BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES – ALL STAFF

People with PurposeWe are innovative and creative in the way we work and deliver. We treat each other with respect and dignity and work collaboratively to learn from each other’s strengths.

Driven to DeliverWe strive to deliver our objectives, and then look for our next challenge. We recognise our achievements and celebrate our successes.

Agile and AccountableWe respond to challenges impacting our progress and find creative and innovative solutions to overcome obstacles. We are brave and not afraid to change our approach to achieve a positive outcome in optimum time.

Candid and Constructive We communicate with honesty and transparency throughout the team.  We value giving and receiving constructive feedback to each other and our partners.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Oxford

Evox Therapeutics
OX4 4HG Oxford Directions careers@evoxtherapeutics.com +44 (0)1865 819140 View page

Benefits

  • Private Medical Cover

    Cover offered is for new and pre-existing conditions

  • Life Assurance

    Cover offered is 4 x base salary

  • Holidays

    25 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Pension

    Employer contribution 5%, employee minimum contribution 5%, however, more than 5% can be contributed if you wish

  • Discretionary Bonus

    Bonus is payable based on a combination of corporate and personal performance

  • Evox Stock Options

    Stock Options are issued once the probationary period is passed

Workplace & Culture

At Evox, values are at the heart of how we operate, how we behave, and how we will drive the growth of our exciting company.

We developed the values internally with all our employees, ones which we could all identify and work with.


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