Senior Scientist - Immunology - Assay Development

London (Greater) (GB)
£45,000 - £55,000
14 Feb 2021
16 Mar 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

My Client, a growing T-Cell therapy firm in London is currently looking to expand it's Non-Clinical team by recruiting a Senior Scientist with a background in human and murine immunology. 


  • Responsible for the implementation of a broad range of novel assay development (in vitro human and ex vivo murine).
  • Support in vivo assay development workstream by working closely with peers to deliver results as a team
  • Excels in independent judgement and informed decision-making.
  • Initiates new scientific projects or methodologies. Is responsible for the delivery of projects and studies as designated
  • Interprets results, evaluates data, and draws relevant conclusions. Designs and implements subsequent experiments within the framework of corporate priorities.
  • Develops and oversees objectives for lab unit
  • Contributes to the work plan and timelines.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and cross-functionally
  • Plans and coordinates activities of reports to meet departmental requirements
  • Responsible for documentation for scientific methods and products (e.g., SOP’s) within team.
  • Acts as an expert consultant and scientific resource for others in the department
  • Present and defend scientific data rationale. Make proposals for future experiments and project direction.
  • Maintains a high-level of professional expertise through familiarity with scientific literature and best industry practices
  • Manages activities of technicians, research associates, scientist Level I and Scientist Level II
  • Complies with standard lab practices and company policies


  • An expert in immunology and one of gene engineering/CAR-T/regulatory T cells/inflammation.
  • Previous leadership and managing experience
  • Experience in human in vitro assay development and ex vivo assay development.
  • Ability to interpret complex data, implement new work methods
  • Proven record of completing complex projects
  • Previous In vivo assay design would be desirable
  • Molecular biology – T cell gene engineering, cloning strategies, primer design and pre-clinical workstreams in biotech experience would be beneficial


  • MD/ PhD in relevant scientific discipline with +5 years academic or industry related experience
  • T-cell receptor signalling experience would be advantageous
  • Well-versed in a wide array of relevant laboratory techniques and experience in their use
  • Development and/or use of cutting-edge technologies (e.g., organoids)

For a full job spec and confidential conversation please get in touch ASAP!

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