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Principal Scientist - Transcriptomics

Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time


Principal Scientist - Transcriptomics

Permanent

Cambridge

£ Competitive

SRG is delighted to be supporting a truly unique and innovative start-up biotech with their ongoing recruitment needs, as they continue to build their in-house research teams. Our client is focusing on the development of a highly novel synthetic biology platform to offer a range of cell therapeutics using CRISPR methodology to engineer iPSCs. Due to ongoing expansion of the business, they are now looking to appoint a Principal Scientist with a focus on Transcriptomics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement state-of-the art assays to characterise transcriptome changes, including scRNAseq and scATACseq in megakaryocytes and platelets from in vitro and in vivo platforms.
  • Independent planning and execution of a wide range of robust experiments and technical studies, liaising with different teams to help guide future transcriptomics-based work streams.
  • Plan, reviewing and interpret transcriptomics data, producing high-quality presentations to communicate results to senior leadership and peers.
  • Contribute to authoring of technical and science reports to support IND filings.
  • Work to existing SOPs and risk assessments. Contribute to generating new ones as appropriate.

Ideal candidate:

  • A relevant PhD and significant experience in the areas of transcriptomics.
  • Extensive experience in molecular and cell biology with expertise in genomics and transcriptome analysis.
  • Experience with mammalian cell and stem cell culture.
  • Proven lab-based experience with protocol design, data recording, processing, and storage.
  • Excellent molecular biology skills, including library preparation for DNA and RNA sequencing.
  • Hands-on experience in developing NGS, single cell or spatial transcriptomics capabilities.
  • Experience in handling and analysing scRNA-seq, scATAC-seq datasets.
  • Some level of management experience in mentoring and supervising junior team members.

Please apply with a copy of your CV in word or alternatively reach out for more information: Paige Keenan paige.keenan@srgtalent.com / 02039379660


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  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2165340
  • Posted: 13th June 2022
  • Expires: 11th July 2022

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