Research Associate, Antibody Discovery and Engineering

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

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Job ref: 20156
Published: about 2 months ago
We are looking for a lab-based Research Associate for a renowned biotech company in Cambridge, UK. You will be joining the Antibody Discovery & Engineering Unit!

Candidate profile
The most important characteristics we seek for this role are a willingness and desire to learn, an enthusiastic outlook, and an established ability to work in a laboratory and team environment.
  • You have a MSc in a relevant field and at least 2 years practical laboratory experience
  • Understanding and proven practical experience of molecular biology and cellular biology techniques
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • The ability to plan and execute to clear timelines and to prioritise tasks

Familiarity with any of the following would be an advantage
  • Display technology techniques (e.g. phage, yeast, ribosome display)
  • Screening assays (biochemical and cell-based)
  • Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) or similar
  • Fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS)
  • NGS pipelines
  • Any other experience relevant to antibody discovery & engineering
We offer career development opportunities and a fun and supportive 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.

Location: Cambridge, UK 
Start date: ASAP 
Permanent contract 


Send your CV to Khanyi Mabena at or contact her on +31 2020 44502.