Research Scientist, Antibody Discovery
Our client is a growing technology platform licensing and research services organisation, specialising in biotherapeutics discovery.
Due to continued growth and success they are now seeking to recruit an experienced Research Scientist with demonstrable antibody selection and characterisation experience. We are looking for talented individuals who are seeking a dynamic career at the cutting edge of biopharmaceutical research.
Educated to PhD level, suitable candidates will possess at least 2 years practical experience of antibody selection using phage and/or other in vitro display systems. Experience within pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries is expected.
Experience in the following is highly desirable:
• Mammalian cell culture experience, including cell line maintenance, transfection, selection and cloning
• Analytical flow cytometry (FACS) background, including experiment controls selection, instrument use and data processing/reporting
• Experience using next-generation sequencing for antibody repertoire mining for monitoring of selections
• Previous line management experience of direct reports
The candidate must be able to demonstrate high motivation, productivity in a dynamic collaborative environment, flexibility, effective communication skills and good teamwork. Strong optimisation and troubleshooting skills and keen attention to detail are essential. You will deliver projects against agreed plans and quality targets.
Location: East Anglia
Salary: Competitive, depending on experience
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