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Senior Scientist - Megakaryocyte Specialist

Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Senior Scientist - Megakaryocyte



£ 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 Senior Scientist with a focus on Megakaryocytes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute from area of expertise to independently support in vitro megakaryocyte differentiation and characterisation work streams in alignment with established programme strategy
  • Apply knowledge in megakaryocyte biology to strengthen their capabilities, mentor other team members and take accountability of work packages where expertise is key for success.
  • Maintain up-to-date awareness of novel publications and developments in the field of megakaryocytes, acting as an in-house subject matter expert.
  • Produce high-quality presentations to communicate results to senior leadership and peers.
  • Contribute to authoring of technical and science reports which feed into IND filings.
  • Promote adoption of software, instruments, automation, and ways of working which improve data robustness & data meta-analysis.

Ideal candidate:

  • A relevant PhD, or MSc with significant experience in the megakaryocyte or progenitor biology field.
  • Experience with flow cytometry, microscopy, and immunofluorescence are essential.
  • Proven aseptic cell culture technique.
  • Flow, ELISA, and western characterisation of megakaryocytes or progenitors, assessing their maturity and phenotype.
  • Ability to constantly adapt to changing environment and research needs.
  • Clear, professional, and well-structured communication with peers and senior leaders.

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

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

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2165339
  • Posted: 13th June 2022
  • Expires: 11th July 2022


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