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Associate Scientist, High-Consequence Infectious Diseases (HCID)

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Preclinical
  • Contact: Tim Tirabassi
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  • Expiry Date: 08 December 2021

We are excited to partner with one of the top Vaccine R&D teams in the world. As a leader in using mRNA technologies to bring life-saving vaccines to the world, you will be supporting their vaccine clinical development by performing molecular diagnostic assays. As an Associate Scientist you will be responsible for performing manual and/or robotic molecular diagnostic assays, such as PCR, and support other laboratory activities such as preparation of buffers, media, qualification of assay reagents, and support the qualification and validation of assays. 


  • Perform various molecular diagnostic assays in accordance with established protocols, promptly as a part of the development and clinical study throughput. 

  • Work with documentation for laboratory work such as data organization/review 

  • Train, or assist in the training of other new scientist on the test method(s) 

  • Laboratory management stock supplies and reagents needed for daily lab operations

  • Present experimental results to the wider group


  • BS in a relevant field of science (immunology, bacteriology, microbiology, biology, etc) and 0-2 years of experience 

  • Team skills (feedback, consensus management)

  • Foundation in general scientific practice and principles 

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and relevant scientific software 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills