Phage Display Scientist – Cambridge – 9 months FTC
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Phage Display Scientist to join an innovative, young start-up company based in Cambridge. As an organisation they are developing a drug discovery platform that has the potential to have a massive impact on the antibody therapeutics market. Whilst the role will be offered as a 9-month fixed term contract in the first instance, there is potential for the role to be extended.
As the Phage Display Scientist you act as the driver behind phage display projects to generate essential data for the company. You will be responsible for setting up the phage display antibody project pipeline at the Cambridge laboratory.
*Selection of Phage Display library
*Laboratory set-up from the early stages
*Procurement of instruments and consumables
*Design of experiments
*Liaising with key stakeholders and driving collaborations
*Partaking in funding applications
This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious scientist with an interest in entrepreneurship and the desire to take on great responsibility and drive a company in the early stages towards success. Your work will have a very direct impact on the direction of the company!
*PhD or postdoc in relevant field preferred but those candidates with a MSc/BSc and several years of industry experience will also be considered.
*A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience with phage display
*Experience in building affinity maturation libraries desired
*Excellent molecular biology skills (cloning,PCR, sequence analysis, NGS)
*Experience of lab-set up would be a great bonus but is not essential
*Must be self-motivated and able to share learning and expertise.
*Strong skills in communication, problem solving, planning, documentation, and organization.
For further information on this superb opportunity please feel free to contact myself, Lauren Gripton of Paramount Recruitment, firstname.lastname@example.org
Keywords- phage, phage display, scientist, life sciences, drug discovery, molecular biology, antibody, antibodies, biacore, screening, phage library, phage libraries, msc, bsc, phd, post-doctural, post doctoral.
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Job Reference: Lg57845_1535986884
Broadcast As: 196
Salary Currency: GBP
Salary per: Annum
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Job Industry: Biotech
Job Specialism: Science R and D
Recruitment Consultant: Lauren Gripton