Senior Scientist (iPSC's) - 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 Senior Scientist to join their expanding iPSC platform team.
Senior Scientist Role:
They are looking for an exceptional Senior Scientist to join their HiPSC platform team. Reporting directly to the Head of Manufacturing, this role offers collaboration with; R&D, Gene Engineering and Manufacturing teams, in order to provide full validate HiPS cells. Your role will be instrumental in executing this work within the company, and conducting research with a tangible, real-world impact.
Key responsibilities include:
Delivery of fully validated iPS cells for the R&D and Product Development teams, achieved by overseeing iPS cell culture and quality assessments.
Line managing, advising and coaching junior members in the laboratory by providing intellectual and practical support.
Developing, optimising and implementing SOPs for iPSC production and QA / QC assays.
Reporting key performance data to internal stakeholders.
Promoting a pro-active, continuous development culture within the team.
Pro-actively identifying new technologies for the production and assessment of iPSCs.
Senior Scientist Profile:
Driven by scientific excellence, with strong attention to details and organisational skills
Hands-on experience in collaborative 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 Senior Scientist role:
Possess a PhD in life sciences (or equivalent experience) with a minimum of 3 years practical lab experience in a relevant industry or scientific organisation.
Human iPSC biology, reprogramming, culture and processing.
Cell characterisation methods (ICC, qPCR and other assays).
Supervisory and/or line-management experience.
Staff training and career development experience.
Being a motivated scientist demonstrating the highest scientific rigour, operational skills and work standards.
Experience developing and implementing SOPs.
Experience in iPSC production or a similar manufacturing environment.
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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