Principal Scientist – Vaccine Development

Opportunity to work with innovative biotechnology.

  • Location London

  • Type Permanent

  • Salary £50,000 - £60,000


Well-funded and rapidly growing start-up.

Vaccine Development experience required.

Developing vaccines using an innovative AI platform.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a unique and exciting biotechnology start-up. After recent £11M funding, they are entering an exciting phase of growth and scale-up. Because of this, they are hiring a highly motivated vaccine developer to work on cross protective vaccines through computationally designed antigens.

What you will be doing?

  • Leading and managing vaccine development projects from discovery to preclinical development.
  • Designing and executing preclinical studies to assess novel vaccine candidates.
  • Regularly communicating and presenting results to leadership teams.
  • Manage external projects with CROs and external collaborators.
  • Maintaining familiarity with scientific and technical literature pertinent to the projects.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to integrate scientific insights into the development process.
  • Providing mentorship and guidance to junior team members.

What are they looking for?

  • The post holder will have extensive post-doctoral hands-on vaccine development experience as well as experience in protein production and purification.
  • PhD in Biological Sciences.
  • Experience with immune assays such as flow cytometry, ELISA, ELISpot, and neutralisation assays for evaluation of immune responses.
  • Leadership skills with the ability to drive projects forward in a fast-paced startup environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

What will you get in return for your talents?
The opportunity to work for a company that really values its employees, working on new and exciting biotechnology to create mutation free vaccines.

What’s next?
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