Open Position for Electrophysiologist

Sania Therapeutics (Sania Rx, Ltd) is hiring an electrophysiologist to accelerate development of novel gene therapies for neurological disorders. Sania is an innovative new biotech company aiming to revolutionize the treatment of neurological disorders by developing the next generation of highly targeted gene therapies.

Job Description

As a key member of the Sania team, the successful candidate will work closely with physiologists, molecular biologists, virologists, and clinicians to identify and functionally screen transgenes to be used in AAV therapies. They will be responsible for the design, execution, and analysis of current and voltage clamp experiments. Results will need to be clearly and concisely presented to relevant stakeholders.

Summary of duties:

-Designing and performing voltage/current clamp experiments

-Culturing mammalian cells for use in electrophysiology experiments

-Maintaining patch clamp rig and associated equipment

-Keeping meticulous notes in an electronic notebook

-Analysing data using electronic analysis notebooks in R, Python (or similar)

-Presenting data to relevant stakeholders

-Performing literature reviews to identify additional transgenes for potential screening

-Setting up high throughput screening methods such as microelectrode arrays (MEAs) and calcium imaging for further experiments

Skills and Experience


-A background in neuroscience, physiology, engineering or a related field

-Evidence of extensive experience with patch clamp electrophysiology techniques

-Strong data analysis and visualisation skills

-Excellent communication skills


-PhD or Masters

-Experience in drug development or industry setting

-Proficient in a programming language such as python, R or MATLAB for data analysis

-In vivo electrophysiology in disease/injury models

-Experience with MEAs, optical imaging or other high throughput methods

-Experience in mammalian cell culture

Sania employees receive a competitive salary, private health insurance, subsidized gym membership, and the opportunity to participate in a share option scheme. Sania is an equal opportunities employer – we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. Suitable candidates from outside the United Kingdom will be considered for sponsorship for a UK work authorization at Sania’s expense.

Application Instructions: 

If you are interested in joining Sania and believe you are a good fit for this role, we would love to hear from you.
Please send a cover letter and CV to The cover letter should tell us what excites you about this role, and how your experience makes you an excellent candidate.
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Application Closing Date: 
30 September 2022