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Research Scientist - In Vitro Cell Biology - Cambridge

Cambridge Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 2112938

Research Scientist – In Vitro Cell Biology – Cambridge


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Research Scientist with a background in cellular models to join a young, fast-growing biotech company based in Cambridge. The company have recently secured a large round of funding and it is an ideal time to be joining them as they look to double in size!


As a Research Scientist, you will contribute to cellular programming and genetic engineering for the development of the company’s target discovery platform, across a variety of exciting therapeutic areas.


Key Responsibilities:

  • - Developing and delivering precision cellular disease models
  • - Providing functional genetic screens for target discovery
  • - Design and executing in vitro cell biology and mechanism-of-action studies to characterise disease models
  • - Interpret experimental data, troubleshoot, and deliver high-quality data packages and reports
  • - Scoping the industry to keep an up-to-date knowledge of emerging technologies
  • - Presenting data both internally and for external parties

Technical Experience:

  • - Ideally educated to PhD level, or equivalent industry experience
  • - Broad mammalian cell culture experience, including iPSC models and expertise in a wide range of cell biology techniques such as immunofluorescence microscopy and flow cytometry
  • - Expertise in one or more of the following areas: cellular programming, pluripotent stem cell culture, characterisation, and genome engineering technologies (CRISPR, ZFNs, TALENS) of mammalian cells
  • - Ideally knowledge in CRISPR screening technologies
  • - Familiarity in molecular biology techniques, including transfection, cloning DNA extractions, primer design, PCR and RT-PCR.

If you are an enthusiastic Scientist who is looking to join a company with a wonderful culture and innovative science, then please apply now. For more information please contact Lauren Gripton at Paramount Recruitment – 0121 616 3465 / lgripton@pararecruit.com


Keywords: Immunofluorescence | Microscopy | Biological | Biotech |Cells | Therapeutic | CRISPR | Pluripotent | DNA | Cytometry | Cellular| Research | Scientist | Biopharma | Stem Cell | Molecular | Cell Biology

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