Research Assistant (Assay Development) - Clinical Trial

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
hVIVO are seeking a Research Assistant to join the Development Team at our site in London, E1. The Research Assistant (RA) will be responsible for the support of internal and external studies and in the development and validation of new methodologies and reagents for subsequent utilisation.
The Development team are responsible for the development and validation of molecular, virology and immunology assays in line with hVIVO corporate objectives and priorities.
hVIVO is a dynamic and pioneering global player in the pharmaceutical early phase research sector, and has been recently developing a strong discovery (research and development) focus to investigate human disease to help find better treatments, faster. We are always interested to hear from similarly dynamic and pioneering individuals who share our vision to better understand the more precise nature of human disease and to really make a difference.
  • Provide scientific expertise and support in the delivery of development and validation of virological and immunological assays;
  • Responsible for the support in the delivery of internal and client contracted research projects;
  • Manage time effectively to meet competing demands, ensuring that work is prioritised and that outputs are delivered to defined deadlines;
  • Provide regular updates on progress to management;
  • Ensure all work, where appropriate, maintains compliance with Good Clinical Practice and Good Clinical Practice for Laboratories, all relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and company standards and guidance;
  • Assist in the maintenance of the laboratories and ensure all procedures are performed according to Health & Safety regulations;
  • Perform study administration tasks, for example lab book and label production, document scanning, filing or archiving.
MSc in Biological Science
Significant working experience in the laboratory
Ability to advise and educate colleagues professionally and scientifically
Excellent scientific research competencies
Experience in applying theoretical and working knowledge of virology and immunology in daily work
Experience in the conduct of a variety of immunological and virological techniques
Ability to plan and execute laboratory work
Good working knowledge of GLP/GCP standards
Membership in relevant professional bodies

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 11, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

hVIVO plc (ticker: HVO) (formerly Open Orphan plc) is a rapidly growing specialist contract research organisation (CRO) and the world leader in testing infectious and respiratory disease vaccines and therapeutics using human challenge clinical trials. The Group provides end-to-end early clinical development services to its large, established and growing repeat client base, which includes four of the top 10 largest global biopharma companies. The Group's fast-growing services business includes a unique portfolio of 11 human challenge models, with a number of new models under development, to test a broad range of infectious and respiratory disease products. The Group has world class challenge agent manufacturing capabilities, specialist drug development and clinical consultancy services via its Venn Life Sciences brand, and a lab offering via its hLAB brand, which includes virology, immunology biomarker and molecular testing. The Group offers additional clinical field trial services such as patient recruitment and clinical trial site services. hVIVO runs challenge studies in London from its Whitechapel quarantine clinic, its state-of-the-art QMB clinic with its highly specialised on-site virology and immunology laboratory, and its clinic in Plumbers Row. To recruit volunteers / patients for its studies, the Group leverages its unique clinical trial recruitment capability via its FluCamp volunteer screening facilities in London and Manchester.
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