Principal Scientist

  • Location:

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Product & Project Management

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chris Smith

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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This in an opportunity for a skilled scientist with experience in immunoassay development to join an exciting biotechnology company who are developing gene therapies for several indications.

This role is perfect for an ambitious scientist who wants to build a team of scientists with the scope to progress to a Group Lead or Team Lead role.


Candidates must have a strong background in immunology including a PhD in a relevant subject.

Post-doctoral research experience in immunology is preferable but can be substituted for industry experience.


The successful candidate will have 3-5+ years' experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry in a role where they provided technical expertise to a CRO.

They will have experience studying the immune response to therapies, including extensive experience developing and optimising assays for T-cell function.

Strong experience with flow cytometry instruments, high-dimensional flow cytometry analyses, cell sorting and transcriptomics is required.


This is a role which will require a highly motivated scientist who wants to progress in their career.

The candidate must be a team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively unsupervised.

If you are interested and believe you have the skills to succeed in this role, please submit a CV.

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