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PPD Assistant Scientist - Cell in Athlone, Ireland

Assistant Scientist - Cell

Athlone, Ireland, Ireland at

Labs at

Mar 14, 2019Post Date

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Assistant Scientist – Cell Lab

PPD provides laboratory services that are designed to increase speed and precision. Our lab employees are committed to quality results and strict compliance with regulatory standards.

Due to further expansion of our site in Athlone in 2019, we have an opening for Assistant Scientist within our Cell Laboratory.

This would be suitable for a strong Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Toxicology graduate. The role of Assistant Scientist is to acquire the skills and training to support all activities in a GMP Cell Laboratory. The Assistant Scientist is expected to follow analytical methods and SOP's with frequent direct supervision. This position will be working in our Cell lab.

Key responsibilities

  • Perform cell culture,environmental monitoring of the cell lab, 96-well plate based assays andELISAs

  • Analysis procedures toquantitatively measure pharmaceutical compounds in a variety of formationsfor stability testing and QC release Performreviewand compilation of results and data with comparison against SOP acceptancecriteria, methodology, protocol and product specifications

  • Performing work assignmentsaccurately, timely and in a safe manner

  • Training on routineoperation, maintenance and theory of analytical instrumentation, SOPs, andregulatory procedures and guidelines.


  • Educated to a Bachelor'sDegree level in Biochemistry or related subjects

  • Knowledge of analyticaltechniques and equipment (including cell culture/routine maintenance ofcell lines) and performing cell based assays

  • Knowledge of GMP

  • Positive attitude andability to work well with others

Thesuccessful candidate can look forward to job stability with a leading CRO thathas experienced year-on-year growth. With future expansion plans, there is the opportunityto progress in your career with PPD at our Athlone labs. We offer a generoussalary, medical insurance, pension, life insurance and relocation assistance tothose qualified candidates based outside of the Republic of Ireland.



Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 154856
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