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  • 19th Jan

    Head of Microbiome R&D

    — growing healthcare bioscience

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £40,000 - £55,000 + benefits
      Fast growing Biotech Part of an emerging sector Strong and inclusive environment This is an opportunity to join an exciting commercial biotech, offering market leading science within an emerging sector. In line with growth, they are looking for a Head of Microbiome R&D with proven hands-on delivery of the design and execution of human microbiome research into human health applications. You will most likely have a background in working in commercial or academic research for the human microbiome as a Senior/Principal Scientist, or currently leading an R&D team around the microbiome. What you’ll be doing Setting up and continuously improving high-quality, commercial-scale NGS assays for diverse sample types. Designing, executing, and analysing of NGS 16S and metagenomic data.  Working alongside experts to develop the bioinformatic (and biostatistics) pipeline.  Drive research of new human microbiome related products, which includes planning, executing, documentation and validation. Integration and relationship with lab technicians and lab scientists. Liaising with Head of Technology to maintain the integrity and advantage of the company’s data. Helping to improving and implement new QC measures in lab protocols. Identifying new technologies and advancements to gain a competitive edge. What experience you’ll need to apply? Proven success of hands-on setting up and frequently used NGS platforms, including Oxford Nanopore, for microbiome research, including both wet lab work and bioinformatic analysis. Broad knowledge and experience of NGS applications such as whole genome sequencing, 16S and other amplicons, RNA-seq, and microbiome analysis. A PhD degree, and/or a postdoctoral experience in the Microbiome field, preferably in Human microbiome with deep understanding of the common scientific methods and data analysis techniques in the field. Resilient and adaptable to fast-paced work environment. Proactive approach to learning, able to stay abreast of the latest techniques, tools, literature, and advancements in the field. Ability to (lead and) manage complex projects in a fast-paced environment. Must possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. Independently identifying problems and troubleshooting that may adversely affect performance. Technical and scientific writing expertise for general, professional, and scientific audiences. (Strong project management skills and leadership ability). Train and mentor other team members with their skills. What you’ll get in return for your experience To be part of a growing healthcare company committed to restoring human health and ecology. Advancements in microbiome technologies and testing are central to their portfolio for both primary and integrated health care physicians. In addition, they are champions of diversity and employee inclusion, with benefits including private healthcare and well-being allowance.              
  • 15th Jan

    Senior Protein Scientist

    — Rapidly growing Biotech

    Location:
    London
    Type:
    Salary:
    Competitive salary + stock options
    Fast growing and extremely innovative scale-up Utilising unique methods for drug discovery Strong career progression opportunities This is an opportunity to join an exciting drug discovery innovator utilising machine learning to vastly improve the drug discovery process and produce more effective therapeutics worldwide. In line with growth, they are searching for an experienced Senior Protein Scientist. What you’ll be doing: Maintain and upgrade our eukaryotic expression facility; this will include establishing new expression cell lines from human, insect or yeast. Lead on target protein production, as well as optimising production methods for complex protein modalities. Introduce new equipment and workflows to streamline the production of therapeutic candidate proteins. Collaborate with our automation team to onboard new expression hosts into our automated high-throughput protein production platform. Work closely with our high-throughput screening team to design and provide suitable protein constructs for different characterisation assays. Train other team members in advanced expression and purification techniques. What experience you’ll need to apply? You will need to be passionate about protein production with significant experience working with eukaryotic expression systems. You will need to have worked on tricky targets and workflows for example membrane proteins, mAbs, Fabs, or multi-valent biologics. You will need AKTA, FPLC, Cloning (Gibson Assembly/Golden Gate) experience. What are they looking for? You’re passionate about protein production, with significant experience working with bacterial and eukaryotic expression systems. You enjoy shaking things up for the better, with experience of advocating for, implementing, and validating new protein production technologies. You’ve worked on a variety of tricky targets, overcoming challenges to produce high-quality, high-yield proteins. This may include membrane proteins, mAbs, Fabs, or multi-valent biologics. You’re an ÄKTA super-user with substantial expertise across a range of FPLC systems and workflows, e.g., developing automated workflows to increase purification throughput. Strong molecular biology skills, preferably with experience of cutting-edge cloning techniques such as Gibson assembly or Golden Gate. Demonstrable ability to up-skill more junior team members and explain scientific concepts to non-scientists, such as automation engineers. Previous experience working with or developing high-throughput protein production systems will be valuable, but not essential. What you’ll get in return for your experience To be part of a brilliant and purpose driven team, for a company dedicated to have a positive impact on human health, with likeminded people. The company also offers flexible working, self-study budgets, one to one coaching, and they are big on diversity! What's next? For more information or to apply, apply directly to this advert to speak with Zoe Davies
  • 15th Jan

    People Manager - Drug Discovery

    — Revolutionary Drug Discovery innovator

    Location:
    London
    Type:
    Salary:
    Competitive with Stock options & Flexi working
      Fast growing and extremely innovative scale-up Utilising unique methods for drug discovery Strong career progression opportunities This is an opportunity to join an exciting drug discovery innovator, offering market leading science and ambitious plans. To be as effective as possible, they have decided to have managers who focus entirely on people management – giving teams the best possible management experience. As a drug discovery manager, you’ll take on people management responsibilities for a group within the drug discovery team. They are a multidisciplinary group of molecular biologists, phage display scientists, protein scientists, cell biologists and protein engineers, working together with colleagues in the dry lab to revolutionise drug discovery. You’ll also collaborate with the Head of Discovery, Principal Scientist, and senior individual contributors (ICs) to set strategy and define the roadmap. What you’ll be doing: Manage a group of 6-8 people to ensure they’re happy, motivated, focused and delivering incredible work. Use regular 1:1s to provide continuous feedback, ensure peak performance and recognise the individual strengths and contributions of direct reports. Grow and develop individuals on the team, using mentorship, coaching and sponsorship to help them learn or show their skills. Collaborate with the Head of Discovery, Principal Scientist, and senior ICs to make tactical decisions, drive standards and practices for work. Diagnose and resolve people problems between and within teams. Bring your experience of early-stage drug discovery to provide scientific direction to the team. Work closely with the talent team to attract, hire, onboard, and retain high potential team members from diverse backgrounds. What experience you’ll need to apply? What we are looking for first and foremost is exceptional people management skills. You have an empathetic leadership style, and you build strong, effective relationships. You have solid experience working in multi-disciplinary teams and are keen to experiment beyond basic practices and improve your team's ways of working further. A background in industrial drug discovery - either Pharma or Biotech (essential). You have significant experience leading, coaching, and mentoring scientists (4+ reports). Nice to haves Experience of early-stage biologics (large molecule) drug discovery. Well-developed project-management skills: being organised and disciplined, showing attention to detail, and following up to ensure the right results.   What you’ll get in return for your experience To be part of a brilliant and purpose driven team, for a company dedicated to have a positive impact on human health, with like minded people. The company also offers flexible working, self-study budgets, one to one coaching, and they are big on diversity! What's next? For more information or to apply, apply directly to this advert and we will respond as soon as possible.      
  • 11th Jan

    Lab Technician

    — Cutting edge BioScience

    Location:
    Bristol
    Type:
    Salary:
    £23,000 - £26,000 fixed term contract
    Fast-growing Bioscience innovator Strong career opportunities Novel molecular biology and biotechnology techniques What you'll be doing: As a Lab Technician and Support Scientist, you will support a rapidly growing research and development department focused on novel and innovative molecular biology and biotechnology products that reach a global audience. This will include making Lab solutions, media, and reagents, carrying out work in accordance with protocols and methods, and supporting the company proactively as they grow. What experience you’ll need to apply?   Degree in relevant biology, microbiology, biochemistry area (essential), ideal for someone looking for a first job out of academia or with existing Lab Technician experience. Bright enthusiastic individual willing to learn and follow direction. Strong team and customer focus. Excellent organisation skills with proven ability to manage and maintain suppliers, consumables, equipment, and invoicing for a busy lab. What’s in it for you? The opportunity to work on highly innovative technology with strong growth opportunities, a first-class culture and exciting product set to have an impact globally. Links to a Top 10 University and use of the company’s own Lab. Initially this will be a 6-month fixed term contract, with a review after 4 months and potential permanent contract for good performance. What’s next? If you’re looking for an exciting and challenging role for disruptive technology within Bioscience apply now.
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