Consultant Cell Biologist

Polytec Personnel Ltd
06 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Our client based on the Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border is looking for a creative and talented cell biologist and has the added bonus of having a rail station on the doorstep, with direct links to both Cambridge and London. The Consultant Cell Biologist role offers the opportunity to contribute to some of the newest and most exciting technology advances in the life sciences industry. If you have an interest in developing new tools, methodologies and instrumentation for life-sciences research and diagnostics, this role presents a great opportunity to advance your career. Development opportunities will be driven by your life science insight and you will be capable of translating these insights into practical engineered solutions. With strong commercial acumen, you will help to define and manage projects, enjoy working in a laboratory environment and be equally at home presenting to clients. The successful candidate will have excellent academic credentials and will enjoy creating elegant, manufacturable solutions to complex technical challenges. This is a client facing role, requiring strong communication and interpersonal skills. Qualifications PhD or equivalent experience in cell biology, biochemistry, bioengineering or a related field Skills and Experience Essential Curiosity, imagination and creativity. Extensive practical experience in processing human cell lines, ideally including isolation, sorting, clonal expansion and quality control. Understanding of the development of cell therapy in cancer immunology and cancer immunotherapeutics. Self motivated with a passion for developing new tools for research and clinical biology. Strong problem solving ability. Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Good awareness of commercial trends and opportunities in the cell biology field. Desirable Practical experience of microscopy, fluidics and single cell biology. Knowledge of autologous or allogenic therapies Familiarity with ISO 13485 and regulated development processes. You'll enjoy generous benefits and opportunities as well as a competitive salary. If this sounds like you, we would be thrilled to hear from you with a covering letter detailing how your skills and experience match the role description. This job was originally posted as