Stem cell Scientist

Babraham, Cambridge
Up to £40,000 per annum
Closing date
20 Sep 2020

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R & D , Scientific
Full Time
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My client is an exciting and growing start-up business in the field of synthetic Biology and is looking for a Scientist to join the team following another wave of funding.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working collaboratively within a small team specialized in stem cells science which is led by a principal scientist, by contributing to planning of experiments, execution and analysis of results  
  • Working closely with the wider R&D, tech transfer and project management teams to meet product launch timelines 
  • Participating in project development by presenting your research to internal stakeholders and external partners 


  • Are driven by scientific curiosity and a keen experimentalist with
  • strong attention to detail, focus, self-discipline and a positive can-do attitude 
  • Enjoy tackling research challenges through critical thinking and
  • inventiveness, demonstrating the highest scientific rigour and work standards. 
  • Have research experience that will allow you to prioritize, design, perform and report on experimental work independently. 
  • Are a strong team player who will enjoy working collaboratively and supportively. 
  • Are comfortable and used to working to tight timelines and managing workload and priorities.


  • A PhD in the field of stem cell biology
  • Experience working with Stem cells (Mammalian would be an advantage but not essential)
  • Experience of some of the following techniques for molecular and functional characterisation of primary cells or in vitro differentiated stem cell-derived cells (e.g. RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, ChIP-seq, RT-qPCR, ICC, flow cytometry and cell-type-specific functional assays) 


  • Experience with overexpression of transgenes in mammalian systems 
  • Practical experience with 3D cell culture and co-culture methods





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