Senior Scientist: Immunology and Screening

Job Title: Senior Scientist: Immunology and Screening
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, England
Salary: Well paid.
Start Date: 2019-03-18
Reference: BH-95081
Contact Name: Charles Leach
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 18, 2019 12:08

Job Description

Senior Scientist: Immunology and Screening – Cambridge - Permanent
Immunology has long been renowned one of the most exciting and therapeutically driven areas of science. My client, an award winning Biotechnology company, is seeking a Senior Scientist within the Immunology Services team to aid the continued expansion of their state-of-the-art CRISPR-Cas9 Screening Platform. The successful candidate will be responsible for generating screening data in Primary Immune Cell types for fee-paying commercial clients, internal research programmes as well as for the purposes of developing new services through the design and execution of research programmes.

Senior Scientist: Immunology and Screening Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan and perform Immunology and cell-based screening assays with minimal support and supervision.
  • Analyse and interpret experimental data and identify and solve problems associated with their own and others’ experiments.
  • Prepare high quality client facing interpretative reports, data packages and/or journal articles, clearly disseminating the results of that research
  • Confidently engage with customers on a scientific level to:
  • Understand their scientific needs
  • Design research programmes that answer their key scientific questions
  • Discuss results and next steps with customers
  • Report on milestone delivery and project status to Department Manager and Project Management Office
  • Provides mentorship to more junior scientists, including students and is a focus for productive debate both internally and externallySenior Scientist: Immunology and Screening Key Requirements:
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience after PhD is strongly preferred
  • Experience isolating and handling primary human immune cells and performing standard immunological assays, e.g. MLR, T cell mediated tumour cell lysis assay and ADCC
  • Experience of flow cytometry analysis and sorting
  • Experience in assay development and significant cell biology expertise, high throughput screening mechanisms are highly desirable.
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow and give instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Ability to drive and influence projects through scientific expertise
  • Proven ability to work in a team and to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships, including with peers across disciplines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility, adaptability and ability to work in a matrix-managed environment
  • This permanent position as a Senior Scientist: Immunology and Screening is available immediately and offers the right individual an unparalleled platform for career growth with an incredibly exciting company.If you possess the necessary requirements, please call Charles on 01619427163.