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Scientist – Cell Biology

Scientist – Cell Biology


The way we think about food and how it is processed is changing and this biotech Oxford based start-up company, is at the forefront in the food industry. We are proudly continuing our partnership with this biotech company on the verge of major breakthroughs.
Currently looking for a Scientist to join the cell biology team with strong experience and understanding of stem cell biology. This is an exciting new position in a unique company with plenty of scope for growth and progression.
Essentials: Scientist – Cell biology

  • Extensive experience with muscle and fat biology (stem cell biology, cell metabolism and development)
  • Strong cell culture experience
  • Experience with molecular biology techniques in particular PCR, qRT-PCR, Wester Blotting, Flow cytometry and imaging.
  • Masters or PhD in Life Sciences or Biotechnology or relevant field with two plus years post-doc or industry level experience.

Desirable: Scientist – Cell biology

  • Knowledge/experience with cell isolation protocols
  • Understanding of 3D culture systems
  • Experience with SOPs and risk assessments
  • Application of Design of Experiments (DoE)

Key responsibilities: Scientist – Cell Biology

  • Supporting the development and production of animal myoblasts and adipocytes from stem cells.
  • Optimisation and characterisation of stem cell cultures
  • Maintenance of primary stem cells in vitro
  • Plan, design and execute R&D experiments
  • Along with team, perform lab maintenance
  • Share out-of-hour cell culture maintenance
  • Adapt experimental protocols and generate SOPs
  • Preparation of laboratory risk assessments

We don’t believe in the ‘perfect’ candidate and would love to speak with people who match some of the criteria above. This is a start-up company and being a team player is essential.
If you have a passion for science, especially the food industry, and want to try something new, then get in touch as this could be the right fit for you.

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