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.
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.
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.
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