Graduate Scientific Data Associate - 8 month fixed term contract


Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Contract/temp


Company Description

For over 20 years, Abcam has been providing tools the scientific community needs to enable faster breakthroughs in critical areas like cancer, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, and metabolic disorders.

We believe that to continue making progress, we need to work together in new ways. We need your own unique perspective as well as this of our people to make an always greater impact on the world. This community needs people like you: dedicated, agile and above all audacious so we can truly bring progress forward.

Job Description

Could you work for a business with 22% growth last year? Does being part of one of the top 5 companies to work for in the UK, according to Glassdoor, sound appealing? If so, read on!

As we continue to expand our product catalogue, the Abcam Product Data Integration Team need a Graduate Product Data Associate to support integration of new product data into the catalogue, to maintain data and ensure consistent, comprehensive and accurate information for customers and internal stakeholders.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Data input associated with new product addition.
  • Produce associated kit protocol booklets in line with guidelines and input from wider teams.
  • Carry out data updates in a timely manner with high attention to detail.
  • Carry out data quality checks. This includes screening potential new product data images.
  • Ensure that Abcam’s high quality standards are maintained.


You will be educated to at least degree level (or equivalent) in a biological science with strong knowledge of MS office applications. You will have experience working with large datasets and have having an understanding of common antibody-based applications to screen product data quality, would be highly desirable.

Knowledge of databases such as Uniprot, NCBI and PubMed would be useful but not essential as full training will be given.

You will have excellent attention to detail and written and verbal communication skills to resolve internal & external product data queries in a timely manner. You will have the ability to prioritise and process large amounts of data in a logical and efficient manner, ensuring our customers receive accurate, up-to-date product information quickly.

If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now!

Additional Information

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter, which is why in addition to market competitive salaries, we offer you a flexible benefits package which is tailored to your unique needs and support your financial, physical and emotional wellbeing.

This includes our award-winning share scheme, 18 weeks fully paid maternity leave, 6 weeks fully paid paternity leave as well as highly flexible working and much more. Besides, your development will be integral to your experience here. You will grow alongside other talented minds, in ways you may often find unexpected.

When people come together, incredible things happen. Here you’ll work in a safe environment where you can be who you truly are. We’ll champion and celebrate your uniqueness throughout your journey with us. This is how we excel at partnering with the scientific community no matter the challenge, ultimately helping solve the world’s most critical diseases. Find out more about Diversity & Inclusion at Abcam.


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