Scientist, Cancer Biology

Job Title: Scientist, Cancer Biology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Competative
Start Date: 2019-04-08
Reference: BH-105455-1
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 12, 2019 09:26

Job Description

Scientist, Cancer Biology - Biotech - London 

Are you PhD qualified with a background in Cancer Biology / Immunology and interested in the opportunity to join a well funded and established biotech in London? We are seeking a Research Scientist, Immuno-oncology to join the Pharmacology team of a Biotech developing antibody based therapeutics to expand their internal capabilities and support the selection of preclinical drug candidates.

Scientist, Cancer Biology responsibilities:

Contribute to the companies growing pipeline of new product candidates that will be developed into the clinic. The daily work will include:

  • The design, execution and data analysis of experiments aimed on the characterization of the mode of action of our antibodies and optimal translation of their use into the clinic.
  • You will also provide exhaustive analysis of the literature, patent and public domain information relevant to our product candidates with the purpose of identifying opportunities and threats.
  • Evaluation and interpretation of study data.
  • You will also prepare scientific documentation such as study reports, drafting material for inclusion in patents or for the purpose of regulatory filing, as well as external and internal communication.
Scientist, Cancer Biology Requirements:
  • A PhD in Life Science is required, preferably in oncology or immunology.
  • Experience in cell biology and molecular biology techniques such as:
    • 2D/3D cell culture
    • In vitro cytotoxicity
    • Antibody effector function assays (ADCC, CDC)
    • Flow cytometry
    • Microscopy including immunofluorescence and/or immunohistochemistry
    • DNA/RNA analysis, RT-PCR, transient and stable transfections.
  • Demonstrated competency in distilling large amounts of data in concise summaries focusing on the key findings and implications.
  • Excellent written communication skills with direct experience in writing scientific academic papers, reports and presentations.
  • Flexible person with excellent communication and team-player skills.
  • Experience in cancer biology or immunology
In return you can expect a competitive salary and package as well the opportunity to develop your career and play a key role in the development of innovative treatments in an exciting field.