Scientist at PetMedix
Cambridge, GB

We are recruiting experienced individuals to lead various projects across our platform development and drug discovery programmes. Applicants with backgrounds in immunology, mouse transgenics, ES cell manipulation, assay development, or drug discovery (particularly within therapeutic antibodies) are encouraged to apply. We are seeking creative, highly-motivated and productive individuals. 

Core accountabilities

1.

General laboratory management and overview including daily undertaking of one or more of cell culture, molecular biology, and assay development (in vitro, cellular and in vivo models).

2.

Directly perform and supervise methods and/or assays required to advance the relevant project area.

3.

Develop new or improved methods as required, including the management of external projects with academic groups or contract service providers.

4.

To present and communicate research results.

Knowledge, skills and experience:  E = Essential  D = Desirable

MSc/PhD in a relevant discipline (Immunology, Pharmacology, etc.), with at least two years relevant academic (PhD) or industry experience (MSc/PhD) (E)

Project management experience (E)

Excellent organisational skills (E)

People management experience (E)

Works well within in a team (E)

Ability to follow instructions accurately, efficiently & to work without supervision (E)

Good troubleshooting ability  (E)

Attention to detail (E)

Strong communication skills (E)

Relevant PhD with 5+ years of relevant academic or industry experience (D)

Ability to interpret and respond to biological data sets (D)

Experience in or willingness to learn the process of therapeutic antibody generation and the development of monoclonal antibodies as therapeutic drugs (D)