Abcam

Abcam Cambridge, UK
14/12/2018
Contractor
Senior Scientist Location : Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Salary : Competitive, DOE Contract : Full time, Fixed term, 12 months maternity cover About the role: The team is a dynamic group that delivers a high standard, scientifically-supported approach successful candidate will be..... click apply for full job details
Abcam Cambridge, UK
14/12/2018
Laboratory Technician II - Purification & Conjugation Team Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Salary: Competitive, DOE Contract: Full time, Permanent About the role - Laboratory Technician II, Purification & Conjugation As the team continues to grow, we are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Laboratory Technician II to join our Purification & Conjugation Team. This is a lab-based role where you will be responsible for performing Purification & Conjugation techniques to prepare antibody and peptide conjugates to a broad range of labels, producing high quality results to hit high throughput targets. You will also assist with the day to day running of the Purification & Conjugation Lab. Roles and responsibilities: Carry out purification and conjugation processes to deliver completed experiments in line with production schedules. Contribute to the housekeeping tasks within the Purification & Conjugation Lab areas. Support troubleshooting activities and assist with process optimisation initiatives. Develop effective relationships across a variety of different teams within Abcam. Ensure compliance with Quality policies, SOPs and Health and Safety procedures. Ensure records are kept accurate at all times, instructions followed and company policies complied with. About you: You will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a biological science. Previous laboratory experience is desirable and you will be expected to demonstrate theoretical knowledge of antibody structure and antibody production techniques including conjugation strategies. You have the ability and eagerness to learn new techniques, are committed to a high level of accuracy and to comply with company policies. You will be organised and enthusiastic and be comfortable with working autonomously or in a team environment. In addition to this you will have excellent interpersonal skills, be a competent user of MS Office applications and have a customer centric approach. About Us: Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers' success and their research needs. It's our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you'll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and best-loved brand in life sciences. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development. Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focused on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on "APPLY" today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance! No Agencies Please
Abcam Cambridge, UK
13/12/2018
Senior Scientist Location : Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Salary : Competitive, DOE Contract : Full time, Fixed term, 12 months maternity cover About the role: The team is a dynamic group that delivers a high standard, scientifically-supported approach successful candidate will be working in a specialised team dedicated to the isolation and manufacture of custom-made antibodies for external customers. The senior scientist role is predominantly lab based; mainly working in, and coordinating the cell culture activities within the RabMAb antibody generation process and providing a key level of management and support for cell culture staff. This role also involves customer and commercial interactions; liaising with project management teams and principal scientists to ensure customers are well informed of progress and projects are delivered on time. There are opportunities to support and develop technology improvements and process development and to help implement new strategies to ensure we continue to make the best quality antibodies, faster for our customers. Job Responsibilities: In particular, the person recruited to this role will; Manage the scheduling of cell culture projects within the laboratory, liaising with project managers to give critical updates and delivery dates. Contribute to cell culture activities on customer projects, ensuring deliverables are met on time and to a high standard. Provide management and support for members of the cell culture team, supporting the advance of scientific development and output. Attend customer meetings and be involved with commercial interactions, providing accurate delivery dates and present and be accountable for data Contribute to and support technology implementation and process improvements Document experiments and procedures in laboratory notebooks, analysing and presenting experimental data within internal meetings, and participate in the drafting and implementation of standard operating procedures (SOP's). Role model working in a safe and efficient working environment in the Laboratory and ensuring the safety of your colleagues and visitors, and support team adherence to all health and safety guidelines. Maintain high quality standards within the lab; ensuring the lab is compliant with all external and internal quality standards (such as ISO9001). About You: This position would suit a hardworking, detail-orientated person who is able to function effectively in a fast-paced and sociable team environment. You will care about exceeding our customer expectations and support the team to deliver challenging and exciting projects. Familiarity with culturing hybridoma cell lines, performing cell fusions/selections or productions would be desirable, as would any prior experience in antibody generation for biotech or pharma industries. You will be educated to at least degree level in a life sciences-related subject with extensive hands-on experience with mammalian cell cultures. Experience of working in a team environment and line management/ supervisory input would be an advantage. The ability to apply a good scientific rationale to problems and to analyse and draw conclusions from data is very important for this role, and any candidate who applies should have examples of both. If this sounds like you and you'd like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now! The Team: Abcam Custom Services is a global operation that delivers tailor-made recombinant antibody solutions to exacting specifications that are derived using RabMAb® technology, our patented antibody technology, for the development of high-quality rabbit monoclonal Ab, Next Generation Sequencing or AxioMx™, our phage display platform. Many pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies have benefited from our custom antibody development, using them in various applications including translational research, IHC, and in vitro diagnostics. As part of the Cambridge team you will contribute to the discovery of antibodies using the RabMAb technology but interact with the wider global team, including those involved with deliver of custom antibodies from other platforms and the in-house new product development teams. About Us Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers' success and their research needs. It's our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you'll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and best-loved brand in life sciences. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on "APPLY" today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance. No agencies please
Abcam Cambridge, UK
13/12/2018
Laboratory Technician I Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Salary: Competitive, DOE Contract: Full time, 6 months fixed term About the role - Laboratory Technician I The Innovation and Manufacturing Team (I&M) in Cambridge (UK) consists of several busy laboratories. This role will support the lab teams by taking responsibility for day-to-day housekeeping that is essential in maintaining our output of great quality data. The responsibilities of this role will include waste management, specialist laboratory cleaning, maintenance of communal lab areas, maintaining stock of lab consumables and reagents, sample inventory and distribution, buffer preparation and supply of clean lab ware. Support is required in general lab areas, our cell culture suite and molecular lab, requiring a conscientious, flexible approach and great attention to detail. Full training will be given, but previous experience of a laboratory environment is essential. Job Purpose: Support the I&M Teams to maintain clean, well-stocked laboratories. Job Responsibilities: Waste management. Keeping lab areas clear of solid and liquid/chemical waste, adhering strictly to local disposal policies. Specialist laboratory cleaning. Each lab area has different cleaning requirements and specific health and safety considerations. In this role you will receive specific training for each area. Maintaining stock of lab consumables and reagents. Regular stock-taking, ordering and re-stocking each lab area with routine reagents and consumables. Sample inventory and distribution. Maintain accurate records of samples coming in and out of the labs. Distribute samples around the buildings as required, while at all times maintaining correct storage conditions. Buffer preparation. After thorough training, prepare standard buffers and reagents according to defined operating procedures and complete all required records accurately. Equipment calibration. After thorough training, perform routine calibration of core laboratory equipment following defined operating procedures and complete all required records accurately. Supply of clean lab ware. Maintain a cycle of collecting used items from each lab, washing and returning clean to their original lab location. Maintenance of communal lab areas and shared resources as required. Help establish a safe and efficient working environment in the laboratory and help to ensure the safety of colleagues & visitors. Abide by laboratory SOPs and Health and Safety policies at all times. Proactively report problems, with solution proposals and actions. Actively contribute ideas for improving standard processes and procedures Requirements: You will be required to hold at least 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) including Biology and Chemistry Recent experience working in a laboratory environment is key You will be proficient in using Microsoft applications including Excel, Word and Outlook You are able to work well in a team, organise workloads and communicate effectively If you have experience of buffer preparation and following standard operating procedures this is advantageous Experience in a cell culture laboratory will be beneficial About Us: Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers' success and their research needs. It's our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you'll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and best-loved brand in life sciences. Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focused on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on "APPLY" today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance! No Agencies Please
Abcam Cambridge, UK
13/12/2018
Biochemical Technical Specialist Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Salary: Competitive, DOE Contract: Full time, Permanent About the role - Biochemical Technical Specialist This role is based in our Cambridge, UK office and reports into the Team Leader (In-House Manufacturing QC Team) . The Biochemical Technical Specialist will support the Abcam biochemical product inventory ensuring quality and continued supply in collaboration with the supplier management and supply chain teams. Job Responsibilities: • Work collaboratively with the procurement team to source products economically for the biochemical inventory, as directed by demand planning. • Provide technical procurement services for bespoke chemicals as required within Abcam (such as small molecule antigens and biochemicals). • Liaise with outsourced suppliers and appropriately source products within the product inventory ensuring compliance with import regulations. • Manage the quality of the inventory by reviewing QC data. • Work closely with Abcam's Supply Chain team to ensure optimal stock availability in Abcam's global offices. • Provide support for technical enquiries relating to products within the inventory. • Support the sales teams with LVO or specific product requests. • Provide technical input such as tariff codes for the publication of new biochemical products. • Liaise with logistics teams to manage the switching of product suppliers as appropriate. • Scientific support for R&D research projects. • Interpretation of NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy) Data. Summary of Requirements: • Degree level education or equivalent in chemical sciences. • Familiarity with chemical structures and nomenclature. • Understanding of analytical chemistry techniques. • Familiar with basic chemical laboratory techniques. • Basic knowledge of Excel • Confident team player. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills. Desirable: • PhD in chemistry or related subject. • Experience of sourcing products. • Previous experience in importation of chemicals and logistics. • Familiarity with ERP systems, preferably Oracle About Us: Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers' success and their research needs. It's our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you'll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focused on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focused on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on "APPLY" today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance! No Agencies Please
Abcam Cambridge, UK
12/12/2018
Scientific Support Specialist Location : Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Salary : Competitive, DOE Contract : 3 months, Full Time Looking to continue using your life sciences knowledge and experience away from the bench? Are you the go-to person in your lab when experiments go wrong? Do you get your colleagues back on track with excellent troubleshooting advice? Want to gain business skills in a fast-paced biotech environment? If so, this is your next career move and the opportunity for you to make a real difference within the bioscience industry! French, Spanish or German language would be an advantage but we very much welcome applications from English speakers only as well! About the role - Scientific Support Specialist As part of our Scientific Support team, you will be using your experience to provide technical support to our customers via email and phone. In order to help our customers to discover more faster, you will liaise with production labs about the products, update product datasheets and review customer data. You will help customers from start to finish, identifying their needs, using your initiative to offer the right solution and always offering a fantastic customer experience. You will also gain experience in a fast-paced growing business that has the vision to become the most influential and best-loved brand in life sciences. This 3-month role is for an English speaker to take care of our customers using first class communication skills as well as expert scientific knowledge. Roles & responsibilities: Helping customers via email and phone Troubleshooting problems with antibody-related applications and antibody based products (Western blot, IHC, immunoassay kits, etc.) Resolving complaints by providing optimal solutions to customers, balanced with commercial needs Liaising with product suppliers to obtain product information when necessary. Updating product datasheets when new information becomes available. Review customer feedback in the form of online submitted Abreviews before publication Acting on customer feedback to improve our service Improve our customers' work in the lab and increase sales by cross-selling where appropriate Some travel to conferences and customer visits About you You will hold an MSc or above in a life sciences field with a minimum of 3 years in practical research laboratory experience using antibodies and related reagents on the bench. You will have experience in at least two antibody related applications including western blot or immunohistochemistry (IHC). Experience in ChIP would be an advantage. You will be a good team player, have excellent communication skills and be fluent in English. You will be able to explain protocols and scientific experiments clearly and logically. You will have strong attention to detail and be passionate about delivering quality scientific support service to our customers. About Us Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers' success and their research needs. It's our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you'll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on "APPLY" today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance.
Abcam Cambridge, UK
11/12/2018
Portfolio Development Analyst Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Salary: Competitive, DOE Contract: Full time, 6 Months fixed term About the Role: Working within the Portfolio Development team, this role will involve supporting the team in driving the alignment of Abcam's product acquisition pipelines and making key decisions on the most appropriate pipeline to utilise to deliver value to consumers. In this role you will be working closely with Abcam's Innovation and Manufacturing (I&M) and Product Management teams to ensure the appropriate range of products are added to Abcam's catalogue to meet consumer needs. You will also be supporting the process of sharing target and product value analysis with global and regional marketing teams with the overall aim to increase target revenue (existing and new products) and establish a clear network of cross-selling opportunities. About the Portfolio Development Team: The Portfolio Development team is comprised of a group of experienced scientists, highly knowledgeable of Abcam's internal production pipelines across all product categories, R&D capabilities and R&D strategic direction, as well as in-licensing and OEM supply professionals. Focused on collaborative working, innovation and strategic thinking, the Portfolio Development team are a highly committed, enthusiastic and ambitious team, who thrive on the challenge of achieving stretching goals. They work in a fast-paced environment where they take a solution first approach to problem solving and are very results focused, with a strong sense of accountability for achieving their goals. What's more, they have a strong sense of fun and energy. Roles and Responsibilities: Support the team to manage new product suggestions with activities including supporting ranking and prioritisation of target suggestions to ensure Abcam invest in manufacturing antibody targets and developing kits and assays with the greatest commercial potential Perform consumer need review to ensure appropriate products are added to key targets across all product categories Lead the implementation of two new pipelines to maximize product development and resource usage - Custom to Reagent and Kits to Reagent pipelines Select targets and prepare initiation batches for several in-house pipelines: RabMAb (Abcam's main pipeline), Branford and Kits to Reagent (comparable scale to the rabMAb pipeline). Provide business justification and detailed target information for each of the selected targets, and remain agile in adjusting these analyses to the current needs of the business. Ensure cross-functional alignment with the antibody reagents pipelines and the immunoassay pipeline development (sharing best practice, analytics, data, etc) Interact with Abcam's product management and commercial teams, supporting input into Abcam's market-led approach to new product expansion Support the process to coordinate make/buy/license decisions with product managers and the in-licensing team Support alignment and communication of pipeline activities within key strategic initiatives Support the monthly reporting and newsletter publishing of pipeline activities to key internal stakeholders, including research area and PAM breakdown Support the preparation of materials for Business development activities under the Pipeline Early Access Initiative (new program) - specifically to produce viable slide decks represent the catalogue and development programmes at Abcam Collaborate with consumer insights group to develop and enhance automation tools for predictive target evaluation and pipeline process improvement Support the Consumer Closeness programme and the development of its concept at Abcam Act in a positive manner towards brand leadership of the Pipeline team. About you: Our ideal candidate will have a degree or PhD in Life Sciences or equivalent experience in a laboratory or in the Life Sciences industry. Experience in epigenetics, neuroscience, cancer or immunology would be advantageous. You will have strong MS Office skills, particularly Excel. You will also have strong analytical, communication and organisation skills with ability to build successful business relationships. Good attention to detail is essential. A background in antibody or protein-based research and/or an understanding of antibody and binder manufacturing would be desirable. If this sounds like you and you'd like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now! About Us: Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers' success and their research needs. It's our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you'll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences. Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focused on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development. If you feel you have the necessary skills to be successful in this role click on "APPLY" today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance. No Agencies please.
Abcam Cambridge, UK
10/12/2018
Full time
Manufacturing Scientist I Location : Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Salary: Competitive, DOE Contract : Permanent, Full-Time About the role Abcam, a rapidly expanding bioscience organisation, are looking for a highly experienced Cell Culture Scientist to join on a permanent basis..... click apply for full job details