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Immetacyte Limited - Process Development Scientist

Job Title:
Process Development Scientist
Category:
Technical roles
Closing Date:
28/02/2020

Process Development Scientist

Location: Manchester, UK

Position reports to: Process Development Manager under the Director of Cell Production

Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Application Deadline: 28th February 2020

PLEASE NOTE, A DETAILED COVER LETTER NEEDS TO BE SUBMITTED AT THE SAME TIME AS YOUR CV IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION

About the Company:

Immetacyte Ltd is focused on developing patient specific immunotherapy, allowing the patient’s own immune system to be harnessed in order to fight cancers. Specifically, Immetacyte is developing adoptive cell therapy (ACT) and has expertise in manufacturing and engineering of cells in a GMP compliant manner ready for patient infusion. The company has a track record of developing cell therapies with clinical success. Immetacyte is beginning clinical trials in its autologous cell therapy product Tumour Infiltrating Lymphocytes (TIL).

The Opportunity:

We are therefore pleased to offer an excellent opportunity to join this early stage SME at a dynamic and exciting time in the evolution of the company. We are seeking to appoint a diligent, enthusiastic and motivated individual to the following post.

The Key Tasks detailed within this Job Description are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of the duties that the job holder may be required to undertake and where reasonable the employer may from time to time ask for activities in addition to this job role

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The post holder will be responsible for assisting in Immetacyte’s Process Development programmes. The post holder will report directly to the PD Manager or PD Senior scientists as the PD Manager sees fit.

The post holder will be required to:

  • Contribute to Process Development projects by conducting scientific experiments to a high standard taking due care and attention to ensure experiments are performed according to pre-defined plans
  • Undertake experiments to optimize the development of Immetacyte’s production and testing strategies
  • Work closely within the CMC team (GMP, QC & PD) to help in the continual improvement and development of cell therapies
  • Assist in the day-to-day running and coordination of the PD lab activities whilst ensuring compliance with Immetacyte’s policies

Skills & Experience:

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Biological sciences, Biotechnology or related discipline
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture/aseptic technique
  • Knowledge of a range of research, cell analysis/characterisation techniques and methodologies
  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills, analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment
  • Willingness to learn and apply new techniques
  • Previous lab experience

Desirable Skills

  • Several years of Laboratory experience in an industrial or research setting
  • Experience of cell/gene therapy development
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own work in order to meet deadlines
  • Experience in contributing to general lab duties
  • Good general knowledge of immunology
  • Ability to work independently, with minimum supervision

Application Process: 
Please send a CV and a detailed covering letter to careers@immetacyte.com or to the address below
 
HR
Immetacyte Ltd
48 Grafton Street
Manchester
M13 9XX
 

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