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Scientist - CNS/Stem Cell Biology posted by Tec Partners

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£35,000 - £40,000 / year
NHS Band 6

Job Description

Scientist - CNS / Stem Cell Biology - Cambridge

This job opportunity is with an award-winning biotech company in Cambridge that are looking to grow rapidly. They have developed a unique proprietary cell technology that has the potential to be revolutionary in Stem Cell Biology.

This is a truly unique opportunity to join an early-stage company and to work on exciting, fast-moving projects. They really are at the cutting edge of molecular/synthetic biology and are looking for a talented Scientist to join their expanding team.

Scientist Role:

You will focus on the delivery of critical research programmes, being involved in the design, execution and reporting of experimental research. This is an opportunity to be part of a world-class team and conduct research with a tangible impact.

Responsibilities Include:

Working collaboratively with the research team and Senior Scientists
Designing and executing cellular reprograming strategies with the goal of acquiring well-defined populations of iPSC-derived neurons and/or glial cells.
Providing technical and scientific expertise to the R&D team, contributing to protocol development and diffusion
Working with the product development/management team to achieve planned product launch timelines.

Scientist Profile:

Possess a PhD in a relevant field of stem cell biology/neuroscience/CNS.
Have hands on experience in project management.
Be a keen team player who will enjoy working at the interface of the wider science team to support the company's cell type development efforts
Enjoy tackling research challenges through critical thinking and inventiveness, demonstrating the highest of research standards
Are comfortable and used to working to tight timelines and managing workload and priorities.

Essential for this Scientist role:

Possess demonstrable knowledge about the molecular mechanisms that define cellular characterisation in the CNS and the associated use of iPSC-deriverd neurons for disease modelling
Published relevant work in peer-reviewed journals.
Demonstrable experience culturing human pluripotent stem cells and iPSC-derived neurons and/or glia cells.
Experience in cell characterisation methods


- NGS experience (experimental design/library preparation/data analysis)

- Functional characterisation of neurons or glial cells

- Extensive network in the Neuroscience field

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading business that are growing rapidly. They offer excellent remuneration packages, with unrivalled progression and development opportunities.

If this role is of interest and you wish to find out more details, then please get in touch with Jamie at TEC Partners directly

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