Viral Vector Scientist – Gene Therapy – Oxford
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an AAV Gene Therapy Scientist to join an innovative and rapidly expanding company based in Oxford. As an organisation they offer services and products that support the international gene therapy market, and they are at the cutting edge of synthetic biology. With continued growth and exciting long standing partnerships with industry leaders it is an ideal time to join the team.
As the Senior AAV Viral Vector Scientist you will work on both internal platform development and commercial projects- with a focus on establishing new viral vectors. The role will involve leading projects at the bench and playing an important role in the training and development of more junior members of the team. Key responsibilities will include-
-The design, engineering and production of novel AAV vectors.
-Working closely with both internal and external stakeholders to define project goals and drive projects forward.
-Train junior staff and technicians in the lab.
-Acting as a technical expert and providing project updates and summaries.
-Promote the implementation of new methods, technologies and processes.
-Keep up-to date with scientific literature and advancements within the gene therapy field.
To be considered for this opportunity you must be educated to a minimum of MSc level in a relevant scientific subject. This educational background will be coupled with strong experience of viral vector engineering/production and in particular hands on expertise with AAV vectors. You must also show good experience with analytical techniques (flow cytometry and QPCR) and the handling of a range of adherent & suspension mammalian cell lines.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic company and to really make a difference in the company’s technical capabilities and technologies for gene therapy. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keywords- AAV, adeno viral, adeno virus vector, virus, viral, scientist, analytical, cell engineering, vector, vectors, senior scientist, gene therapy, phd, msc, adeno-virus.
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Job Reference: Lg454534_1525833075
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