Team Leader, Cell and Molecular Biology (4272)

Artios Pharma Limited

Closing Date: 31/03/2023

Outline of the role:

You will lead a small disease-positioning team focused on validation of patient selection biomarkers for our novel targeted therapies in both monotherapy and combination settings. To achieve this, you will implement both chemical and genetic approaches, using a broad range of cell and molecular biology methodologies, such as cell viability assays, immunofluorescence and CRISPR technologies. There will also be opportunity to work within collaborative, multi-disciplinary collaborative networks, involving CRO’s and academic scientists.

The appointment will be at the Senior Scientist II or Principal Scientist level depending on experience.

Qualifications and Experience:

Proven track record of delivering excellent quality research

Ph.D. in a life science subject or equivalent experience followed by extensive experience in cancer biology and/or drug discovery fields

Industrial experience is an advantage

Extensive experience in cancer cell biology techniques such as cell culture, cell viability and proliferation assays, basic molecular biology techniques

Experience in gene editing, and CRISPR screens is advantageous

Deep understanding of molecular oncology and drug discovery fields

Expertise in the DDR field is desirable

Previous line management experience is desirable

Key Skills and Abilities:

Excellent technical skills in cell and molecular biology

Enthusiasm and commitment to achieve within tight deadlines

Knowledge of cancer drug discovery is desirable

Ability to work independently in an organised and methodical fashion

Good level of IT literacy

Excellent communication, team working and presentation skills

Excellent multi-tasking and problem-solving skills

Flexible approach to change

This is a permanent position, offering an attractive salary & benefits package. Appointment will be at Scientist level depending on experience. If you have the right background, then please apply on our website by uploading your CV with a covering letter quoting Ref 4272.

The closing date is 31 March 2023.

In order to comply with UK employment law, all applicants must have the right to work in the UK, if invited to interview, you will be required to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the UK.

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