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Senior Research Associate-Molecular Biology

16 February 2017

Laboratory Solutions are working with an exciting American Immuno-oncology company who are continuing to expand their new Cambridge site, they are currently looking for a Senior Research Associate.

Job Description
  • Laboratory based – is willing to take the lead within the laboratory and serve as subject matter expert
  • Will be working on testing and validating new technologies
  • Expected to work independently on technology development and to report to the technology group. Able to design experiments and is highly motivated
  • Give regular presentations to my client's UK group, and beyond via laboratory meetings and journal clubs
  • Willing to take on additional responsibilities to set up facilities at the new site
  • MSc in a biological science/biochemistry discipline.

  • 5 years or less of  experience in an industrial setting is desirable
  • Good molecular biology skills like cloning, site directed mutagenesis, sequence analysis and vectorology.
  • Prior experience with antibodies, particularly antibody engineering is highly desirable
  • Some cell biology experience, particularly in small scale expression and transfection of antibodies. Experience with antibody purification is highly desirable
  • Experience with BIAcore or ELISA, or other screening platforms is also highly desirable.
  • Experience with bispecifics is highly desirable
Personal Skills:
  • Excellent communication skills. Can work effectively as part of a small multi-disciplinary team
  • Willingness to present data, both locally and company wide
  • Able to work independently, interrogate their own work and work critically to high standards.

This is a permanent role, with a very competitive salary/benefits and training package, if interested then please send your cv to