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Senior Technical Specialist- Imaging

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Job Introduction

We are looking for:
We are looking for a Technical Specialist with experience in Tissue Imaging to use their expertise in whole-body autoradiography (WBA) to manage and conduct the analytical phase Metabolism studies for new product development, based on global regulatory requirements.
At Pharmaron we offer:
  • Vibrant and dynamic employment – we are a highly specialised, growth company operating in a critical sector of the economy – our future is strong and exciting!
  • Opportunities to develop your skills and yourself – our rapid growth brings greater opportunities for you to learn and grow faster!
  • A great team where we all support each other – enjoy your work – after all you spend about a third of your time here!
  • MSc or BSc (Hons) in Biology, Biochemistry or related subject - (Desirable)
  • Experience of a wide range of Histology techniques working in a GLP environment
  • Technical expertise for all aspects of QWBA studies
  • Specialist expertise in sectioning and sample preparation for mARG studies, QWBA:
  • Sample preparation, quantitation, QWBA report preparation and data interpretation mARG: Sample preparation, photo-microscopy, IHC, report preparation and data interpretation
  • Experienced in Scientific data interpretation, reporting and presentation skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively present scientific findings to colleagues and clients
Key roles and responsibilities:
  • Take full responsibility for the conduct of experimental work to successfully fulfil all the requirements of studies to the timelines in the study plan.
  • Perform the full range of techniques involved in supporting whole body autoradiography studies (preparation, sectioning, exposure, plate scanning, image preparation, quantification).
  • Develop training materials and deliver training in area of specialism.
  • Lead process improvement/new service development projects in their specialist area.
  • Work with Study Director on client communication, contributing scientifically to client discussions, as appropriate.
  • Help to prepare study plans, amendments, file notes and deviations, as required
  • Prepare QWBA reports for assigned studies.  Provide data interpretation, images and quantitative data (where relevant).
  • Engage in any discussions with Sponsor arising from data interpretation as an autoradiography expert
Our Company: “We are a dynamic, fast-growing company, with an enviable reputation for leading edge science, offering contract research services to some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, solving what were believed to be unsolvable scientific challenges”.
We believe in our ability to relentlessly push forward the boundaries of scientific excellence, delivering solutions for our clients, always operating ethically and with integrity. We take pride in our professionalism and commitment to always deliver our very best work.
Based in Northamptonshire, our Rushden site is a centre of excellence for Radiolabelled Sciences incorporating both Metabolism (which includes Clinical Metabolism, Pre-clinical ADME, In vitro and DDI services, Large Molecule Metabolism, Environmental Fate, Plant Metabolism and Metabolite Identification) in addition to Chemistry (which includes API and IMP manufacture). We offer our employees a supportive teamwork environment, enabling them to develop and liberate their true potential.
  • We offer a competitive salary and a progressive and comprehensive suite of employee benefits.
  • We offer state of the art working environment in our specialist Rushen site.
  • We offer the opportunity for growth and development and will support funding for relevant training and development programmes.
Why Should You Apply?
  • This is an opportunity for you as a Technical Specialist - Tissue Imaging professional to make a real impact in a highly scientific and regulated environment, demonstrate leadership, ambition and the desire to grow with the department.
  • Build and shape your career in an environment that sets and commits to the highest standards of Chemistry.
  • To be part of a team who support each other, embrace and solve technical challenges and put excellence at the heart of all that we do.
Pharmaron is a premier R&D service company supporting the life sciences industry. Founded in 2004, Pharmaron has invested in its people and facilities having established diverse drug R&D service capabilities, ranging from synthetic, medicinal, and analytical chemistry, biology, DMPK, pharmacology, drug safety assessment, radiochemistry and isotopically labelled metabolism, chemical & pharmaceutical development to clinical development.  With operations in China, US and UK staffed by over 19,000 employees, Pharmaron has an excellent track record in the delivery of R&D solutions to its partners in North America, Europe, Japan, and China.

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