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Senior R&D Scientist - Immunologist

Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 7FZ   •  Permanent, Full time


About the role:

We are looking for a talented immunologist to join our Oxford team. Working closely with our head of research, you will lead one of our immuno-oncology biotherapeutic pipelines. As such, you will be responsible for the day-to-day design, execution of experiments, as well as documenting, analysing, interpreting, and presenting experimental data. To achieve this, you will need to able to optimise cell-based assays using primary human T cells, such as: cytokine expression, tumour cell killing, and immune cell proliferation assays.

About you:

The successful candidate will have experience in:

  • T cell assays including cytokine expression, proliferation, and cytotoxicity.
  • Conducting and analysing multi-parametric flow cytometry assays such as phenotyping and intracellular cytokine staining.
  • Some experience of working with spheroids would be advantageous.

They will have a strong background:

  • A PhD in immunology is essential.
  • A strong understanding of T cell and innate cell immunology is important.
  • A good knowledge of tumour immunology and tumour microenvironments is desirable.

On a personal level they will:

  • Be energetic, self-motivated, and proactive.
  • Be a problem-solver.
  • Work well as a conscientious member of a small, but growing team.
  • Be willing to help and train other team members.
  • Have excellent communication skills; able to communicate and present data effectively to a board range of audiences.
  • Have excellent organisational skills.
  • Have a right to work in the United Kingdom.

As we are a currently a small team, the successful candidate will have the chance to have an impact in all aspects of growing a high-performance, dynamic research team. This will be a fantastic opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic immunologist to grow with us as we move to be a world leader in the biotherapeutic space. If you feel you would be a good fit for this role, please apply by uploading a CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in this position.

Location: Oxford, United Kingdom

Application process:

  • Please send CV and cover letter to jelee@medimabbio.co.uk
  • Selected candidates will be invited to video-call and in-person interviews


You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Employer: MediMab Biotherapeutics Ltd.
  • Contact: Ji Eun Lee
  • Posted: 12th November 2021
  • Expires: 10th December 2021

MediMab Biotherapeutics Ltd.

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