(Associate) Scientist, Antibody Discovery and Engineering

Location Cambridge
Discipline: Biotechnology
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Khanyisile Mabena

Contact email: k.mabena@panda-int.com
Job ref: 20152
Published: about 2 months ago
We are looking for a dynamic and experienced (Associate) Scientist for a leading biotech company in Cambridge, UK. You will be working with Antibody Discovery and Engineering!

The Role
You will work in projects involving identification and optimisation of antibody novel therapeutics applying and refining our display technologies and engineering methods. Reporting to a team leader, your responsibilities will include: the independent design and execution of experiments, data analysis and interpretation, and communication of the findings to the team and customers.

Candidate profile
  • A Ph.D degree in a relevant field and at least 3 years of relevant laboratory experience
  • In-depth understanding of, and practical research experience of molecular biology and cellular biology techniques
  • Experience of display technology techniques (e.g. phage, yeast, ribosome display)
  • Knowledge and/ or experience of antibody engineering for optimisation and ideally also development
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • The ability to plan and execute to clear timelines and to prioritise tasks
  • The ability to work independently and actively collaborate within and across teams

Familiarity with any of the following would be an advantage
  • Immunology and immunoassays
  • Screening assays (biochemical and cell-based)
  • Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) or similar
  • Fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS)
  • NGS pipelines
  • Microfluidics system
  • Other experience relevant to antibody discovery & engineering
  • Experience in an industrial or commercial environment

We offer career development opportunities and a fun and enthusiastic working environment in our expanding Cambridge site. Competitive salaries depending on experience, including the opportunity to participate in the company pension and life insurance schemes.

Practicalities
Start date: ASAP
Location: Cambridge, UK
Permanent contract

Interested? 
Send your CV to Khanyi Mabena at k.mabena@panda-int.com or contact her on +31 2020 44502.