Stem Cell Scientist - Cell & Gene Therapy

Stem Cell Scientist - Cell & Gene Therapy
  • £33,000 - £38,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • London, England, UK London London UK SE1 9RT
Job Ref: J2158483
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 07 January 2021
Stem Cell Scientist - Cell & Gene Therapy London Based Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

Stem Cell Scientist - Cell & Gene Therapy London BasedCompetitive Salary + Excellent BenefitsDo you have experience in stem cell research or development biology? Would you like to work for a cutting-edge company working across modern Biological Therapeutics such as Gene Therapy and Cell Therapy?My client, based in London, are specialists in the Research, Development and Commercialisation of Advanced therapy medicinal products, working with Biotechnology and Biopharmaceutical companies to translate early stage research into quality, commercially viable, scalable and investable therapies. They attract leading scientists from around the world, to join their R&D department, which boasts state of the art laboratories and facilities supporting Gene Therapy & Cell Therapy development and industrialisation.The successful candidate will apply in-depth technical expertise to accelerate the development of translation of predominantly pluripotent stem cell (PSC) derived therapies.Key Accountabilities:

  • Working in a matrix-team environment contribute expertise and influence the design and planning of laboratory work
  • Undertake laboratory-based development activities across a range of projects applying expert knowledge of PSC biology to characterise and optimise PSC expansion and differentiation processes
  • Aid the translation of research-based manufacturing processes to clinical manufacturing protocols that will become suitable for commercial use
  • Plan, write and execute scientific protocols, maintain accurate records and manage data in line with company policies
  • Record, analyse and communicate experimental findings in electronic laboratory notebooks, scientific reports, posters and peer-reviewed publications and present results internally and to external collaborators
  • Maintain high standards of laboratory practices in all development activities


  • Excellent working knowledge of PSC biology and experience with maintenance and differentiation of PSCs is essential;
  • Experience in differentiating toward the haematopoietic lineage is not required but would be advantageous (e.g. hematopoietic progenitor cells, lymphocytes, NK cells)
  • Demonstrable experience of troubleshooting, developing or optimising PSC differentiation protocols is highly desirable;
  • Experience in novel cell processing technologies, particularly within upstream cell bioprocessing is desirable;
  • Experience in implementing Design of Experiments principles is desirable;
  • Demonstrable experience in mammalian cell culture and the use of aseptic techniques is required;
  • Demonstrable experience in relevant analytical techniques (Cell counts, Flow Cytometry, PCR) is required.

Education / Qualifications:

  • PhD in stem cell therapy/stem cell or developmental biology or BSc with 3+ years industrial experience within a stem cell therapy/stem cell or developmental biology environment

Key Words "stem cells, developmental biology, stem cell therapy, pluripotent stem cell, upstream cell bioprocessing, cell processing, mammalian cell culture, cell counts, flow cytometry, PCR"This is an excellent opportunity for someone to forge a career in cutting edge science, within a renowned business in London. Please apply online or call Umul Ahmed on 0203 0964529.

06/02/2021 14:21:51
GBP 33000.00 33000.00
Contact Consultant:
Umul Ahmed

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