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Group Leader – Gene Therapy / Viral Vector – Oxford

Group Leader – Gene Therapy / Viral Vector – Oxford

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Group Leader with a background in viral vectors to join an innovative and rapidly expanding biotechnology company based in Oxford. As an organisation they offer services and technologies that support the international biologics market and they have a fantastic reputation. In recent times they’ve enjoyed a period of significant growth and they continue to look for Leaders to help facilitate the next stage of their development.

Reporting to the Senior Group Leader you will be involved in a range of commercial and internal projects primarily focused on platform development and establishing new AAV vectors. You will lead an experienced team of Scientists, and this is a high impact role whereby you will contribute to strategy and innovation. There are a number of programmes and collaborations that you will play a key role in the technical leadership of.

Other responsibilities:
-Providing training and support to Scientists
-Keeping up to date with developments in the field
-Provide project reports and summaries
-Implement new methods, processes and technologies
-Define project goals and deliverables

Experience required:
-PhD in a relevant scientific discipline
-Strong experience of viral vector engineering, production and characterisation
-Prior experience of AAV Vectors and a detailed understanding of AAV biology and production
-Excellent experience of analytical techniques – flow cytometry, qPCR, elisa, HPLC
-Demonstrated people management or team leadership experience
-Experience of handling a range of adherent and suspension mammalian cell lines

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic company who value career progression and strong scientific knowledge, and to really make a difference in the company’s technical capabilities and technologies. In return they are offering an excellent salary and benefits package. For further information on this fantastic opportunity please contact myself, Lauren Gripton, at Paramount Recruitment, on lgripton@pararecruit.com.

Key words- viral, virus, vector, vectors, lentiviral, lentivirus, adeno-associated virus, molecular biology, gene, genes, gene therapies, manager, leader, group head, head.

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Recruitment Consultant: Lauren Gripton

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