Manager of ELISA Production Support

Recruiter
The Binding Site
Location
Birmingham
Salary
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Posted
12 Oct 2019
Closes
26 Oct 2019
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Manager of ELISA Production Support
Job Brief

To manage and train a team responsible for the development of ELISA immunoassays.

Principal Duties and summary

• An enthusiastic and adaptable research focused senior scientist with the drive to develop ELISA immunoassays for clinical diagnosis and internal utilization.
• The primary duty is to manage a team of scientific staff to deliver product improvements, root cause investigation and new product development in the ELISA area. This will involve working on multiple projects at the same time.
• The successful candidate should be capable of the management of on-going projects and staff, and to take the initiative to design and implement experiments and alternative procedures.
• This role will involve formal line management and associated administrative and coaching tasks, work checking etc. Appropriate internal management training courses may have to be attended.
• To manage new ELISA feasibility studies, developing or validating working reagents (antisera, antigens and other components).
• Optimize ELISA assay performance
• Construct the design of complex laboratory experiments.

Essential:

• Proven leadership skills
• Root cause investigation experience
• Extensive laboratory experience of developing and running ELISA assays.
• Direct experience developing ELISA assays (coating of ELISA plates, running ELISA, Interpretation of ELISA data)
• Project management
• Line and staff management ability
• Ability to work at the bench i.e. hands-on management (Player/Coach role)
• Team working

Desirable:

• Development of clinical assays, tech transfer and design control.