Translational Biology Research Scientist

Location Cambridge
Discipline: Biotechnology
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Chris Morris

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Published: 9 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Are you passionate about bridging the gap between basic research and clinical applications? Do you have expertise in cellular immunology assays and a desire to contribute to the development of novel therapeutics? If so, there is an exciting opportunity to join a biotechnology company in Cambridge, at the forefront of advancing innovative treatments in the field of immuno-oncology.

As a Translational Biology Research Scientist, you will play a key role in the company's exploration of the pharmacology and mechanism of action of their lead candidate molecules. You will be responsible for designing, executing, and analysing cell-based assays to understand the therapeutic potential and efficacy of their novel compounds.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Culturing of primary human immune cells and mammalian cell lines.
  • Design and perform assays, including but not limited to proliferation assays, activation assays, flow cytometry, ELISA, cytokine analysis, and functional assays.
  • Analyse experimental data, generate comprehensive reports, and present findings to cross-functional teams.
  • Collaborate closely with other members of the Translational Biology team.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in translational biology and immunology research and contribute to the scientific discourse within the company.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • PhD in Immunology or Oncology, or MSc with proven industry experience in similar role.
  • Strong expertise in cellular immunology techniques, including flow cytometry, ELISA, MSD, and cell-based assays (e.g. proliferation, activation, tumour cell killing).
  • Proven track record of conducting translational research and cellular assay development.
  • Familiarity with pharmacology and mechanism of action studies is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex scientific concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Highly motivated, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced research environment.

Interviews are imminent so please apply now or contact Chris Morris at Science Solutions Recruitment for more information.