Senior Antibody Discovery Scientist - Herts

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00034131
  • Consultant: Jason Johal
  • Contact: 01438 723 500
  • Date Published: 06.01.2016
  • Closed Date: 12.05.2016
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Location: South East
  • Discipline: Biotechnology

Jason Johal at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Senior Antibody Discovery Scientist with a broad knowledge and industrial research experience of antibody discovery to join a newly emerging company focused on the discovery and development of antibody therapeutics in the immunology area. Based in Hertfordshire within easy commuting distance of Cambridge and London this role is offered on a full time permanent basis.

Research will be focused on the development of therapeutics in the immune-oncology area beyond T cells. The purpose is to discover and develop innovative immune-therapies that will change the course of cancer. The Research team are driven by their passion for patient health and a quest for innovation.

The company is at a key moment in its development and in view of its expanding portfolio of antibody projects, they are looking for a new senior scientist for antibody technology. This Senior Scientist will report directly to the VP Research and Development and will manage the generation of therapeutic antibodies at partner sites during the antibody discovery stage.

The Senior Antibody Scientist will be involved with setting up an internal laboratory including technical team recruitment & management to support antibody discovery and development.

The ideal candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent in a life sciences discipline and will have a strong research background including experience of developing NBE candidates in either the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries. An Immunology and/or oncology background would be highly advantageous. Initially, this role though senior will be very heavily laboratory based and will require you to be at the bench with your team leading and performing experiments.

With a Board of internationally renowned experts, strong links with major academic institutions in the US, UK & Europe and an extremely secure financial backing this is an opportunity to build a research company from the ground up with the excitement of a start up and the security normally associated with an established organisation finished off with a high level of autonomy and responsibility.

I know that this is one of the most exciting vacancies out there and as such for more information or to apply for this Senior Scientist position please contact Jason on +44 (0)1438 723 500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk. Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now.

CK Science is an Equal Opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST34131 in all correspondence.

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