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Head of Research

London, Central London   •  £50000 - £65000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time


CK Group are currently seeking a talented and highly experienced Scientist to take on a Head of Research with an early-stage innovative biotech in London. The successful candidate will have an understanding of protein or antibody-based medicines, as you will lead in driving forward the R&D of oral biologic medicines. This role will be onsite in central London on a permanent basis, with some flexibility of hybrid working.

The Company:
Our client are experts in the development of oral biologics, offering a range of platforms for targeted delivery of biologics to the GI tract.

The Role and responsibilities:

  • Contributing to our clients R&D and business growth strategy planning
  • Bringing your expertise in structural understanding of peptide, protein or antibody-based medicines and combining it with the complex GI physiological barriers
  • To manage pre-clinical programs and lead a small team of enthusiastic scientists
  • Presenting at global conferences and forming new collaboration opportunities with both academia and industry.

Your Background:

  • PhD degree in life sciences, or equivalent coupled with expertise in understanding peptide, proteins or antibody structural and functional stability including knowledge of relevant analytical techniques.
  • Experienced in biologic formulation strategies to target drug to specific tissues.
  • Understanding of translational in-vivo models of inflammation/immunology, including GI inflammation (DESIRABLE).
  • Understanding of gastrointestinal physiology and barriers to drug delivery would be highly desirable.

Benefits:
Bonus scheme, pension and healthcare and share options

Apply:
It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 54910 in all correspondence.


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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Reference: 54910
  • Posted: 3rd January 2023
  • Expires: 31st January 2023

CK Group

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