Scientist/Senior Scientist, Antibody Discovery (Immuno-Oncology)

Antibody Discovery, Immuno-Oncology, Biochemistry, Mammalian Cell-Based Assays

Your new company

IPO pioneers in immunotherapies (immuno-oncology), including heat shock protein-based cancer vaccines, this exciting biotech is relentless on their goal to treat cancers with novel combinations, utilising their next-generation portfolio of checkpoint antibodies, cell therapies, and vaccines. This field of development is particularly fast-moving as early products have produced unrivalled clinical benefits for patients!

This US-based biotech is comprised of a driven team of discovery scientists, Discovery-->GMP manufacturing fully integrated capabilities, and unique technology platforms. With the quality of people and science, they are confidently positioned to cure cancer!

Your new role

  • As an integral member of the Assay Development and Screening team, you will take on stimulating projects to support the generation of therapeutic biologics in the field of Immuno-Oncology.

  • You will take the responsibility of developing biochemical assays for the screening and profiling of antibodies. You will play a key role in targeting the best antibody candidates to take forward.

  • You will be expected to work independently, constantly liaising closely members within the project team, maintaining clear communication and ensuring deadlines are met, and the expectation to present results regularly.

What you'll need to succeed

  • You will hold a PhD/MSc (or have equivalent industrial research experience) in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Immuno-oncology, or in a relevant scientific area, including experience in an industrial/ biotech setting.

  • You will bring demonstrable experience with mammalian cell-based assays, including designing and analysing flow cytometry experiments.

  • You will have experience with biochemical assays (ELISA, HTRF, bead-based assays), plus isolation of immune cells.

Experience that would be advantageous include:

  • Use of SPR
  • Automation and High-Throughput Screening assays
  • Direct line management experience
  • Determination of drug EC50 and IC50.

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Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Full-time
Industry
Scientific and R&D
Location
Cambridge
Specialism
Research and Development
Pay
£38,000 - 50,000
Ref:
4223098

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Wycliffe Sserunkuuma, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in London-City
4th Floor, 107 Cheapside

Telephone: 033 3010 7146

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