Cell Biology T Cell Cloning Scientist/Senior Scientist 140

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
+ Excellent Benefits
22 Nov 2016
19 Dec 2016
Vacancy Filler
Contract Type
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, our client 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.

SCIENTIST/SENIOR SCIENTIST - 12 month contract/maternity cover position 140

They are seeking a Cell Biologist to join a vibrant, collaborative, fast moving and multi-disciplined cell biology team aimed at delivering a pipeline of new enhanced T cell receptor (TCR)-based therapies to the clinic. The group is mainly involved in identifying and characterising new TCRs for Adoptive T Cell Therapy. The role will involve carrying out and optimising experiments involving a wide variety of cellular and immunological assays to isolate tumour reactive T cell clones and to identify candidate TCRs to enter the pipeline.

A flexible, enthusiastic, creative attitude to work, good data management skills, attention to detail and the aptitude to deal with multiple disciplines in parallel projects is essential. Good time management and the capability to work to deadlines will also be key. Experience of the following areas/techniques will be an advantage:

  • primary T cell culture
  • cellular immunology
  • ELISpot and/or ELISA
  • flow cytometry and cell sorting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Applicants for this position should have a BSc/MSc degree and at least 2 years' experience working in an academic or industrial cell biology lab or a PhD. Additional training will be provided as required. Hepatitis B vaccination may be required and costs covered by our client if necessary.

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