Autoimmune - Immunologist 227 12 Month Maternity Cover Role

Location
Didcot, Oxfordshire, England
Salary
£28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
09 Nov 2016
Ref
OCT20160875
Contact
Vacancy Filler
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a leader in the research and development of T cell-based therapies for the treatment of cancer. The business is rapidly growing in both the UK and USA and they have multiple early-phase clinical trials ongoing in oncology centres across both the US and Europe.

Based just outside Oxford, UK, our client offers the opportunity to take part in pioneering the commercial development of T cell therapy. The company has an inventive and collaborative culture, where employees are valued and inspired as well as rewarded for their ideas and contributions. The organisation of research in the company has created an environment where it is possible to make both individual and team contributions towards scientific excellence.

As the company continues to expand further they have a number of exciting opportunities for motivated individuals to join their team.

Immunologist

The Autoimmune
Research Group have a 12 month maternity cover post for a highly motivated, PhD level immunologist to join this recently established team.
They are developing novel adoptive T cell therapies for the treatment of autoimmune disorders.
Candidates should have a broad understanding of T cell biology and excellent communication skills. The key experimental skills for this posts are experience of T cell culture, flow cytometry and familiarity with basic molecular techniques.
Training can be provided as appropriate.

Key Responsibilities

Describe the essential duties, providing an estimate of time for each responsibility. Use maximum increments of 5% with a total of 100%

1

Laboratory based research 60%

2

Planning experiments and recording of data 20%

3

Presenting/discussing data with colleagues in group meetings 5%

4

Administrative and other duties to support team 10%

5

Awareness of current literature 5%

Qualifications & Experience

Describe required and desirable educational requirements, experience and qualifications.

Required

PhD

Desirable

MSc

Skills & Competencies

Describe required and desirable skills and competencies needed to successfully perform the role.

Required

T cell culture

Flow cytometry

Desirable

Experience with human T cells

Familiarity with basic molecular techniques eg molecular biology kits, PCR

Assays eg Elispot, Elisa, cytoxicity

Decision making authority

Effective time management and planning of own work schedule.