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Technical Support Position
Company: Emergex Vaccines Holding Limited
Emergex Vaccines is a privately held company focusing on the development of medicines against viral and bacterial infectious diseases, using purely synthetic non-biological components that prime immune cells to destroy pathogen infected cells. Our vaccines elicit different responses than antibody producing vaccines which are associated with antibody dependent enhancement (ADE) complications.
Role overview: You will be part of a small research team responsible for in vitro testing of base nanoparticles and test vaccines on cell lines and primary cells. You will also be involved in the day-to-day running of the labs, as well as maintaining databases and stocks of lab consumables.
Maintain stocks of lab consumables, reagents, and the general smooth running of the labs
Maintain and grow cell lines and help with running in vitro tissue culture experiments
You may be encouraged to help with the manufacture and purification of gold nanoparticles
Clean down of equipment and rooms to a compliant standard
Ensure compliance with environmental, health and safety rules, signage and instructions at all times
Ensure databases are up-to-date and compliance with HTA regulations.
Qualifications / Experience:
BSc or MSc in a biological science, ideally with several years of laboratory experience but experienced non graduates are also encouraged to apply
Experience in tissue culture techniques and maintaining sterility is essential
Highly motivated with good interpersonal and communication skills
Thoroughness and ability to follow procedures and attention to details
Experience in immunological assays such as flow cytometry and ELISAs is highly desirable.