The Autolus Ltd is seeking an enthusiastic, proactive individual to head our Flow Cytometry Core Facility in our state of the art laboratories in West London. You will be an enthusiastic, motivated, highly organised post-doctoral Scientist possessing knowledge and experience in immunology/haematology and be a recognised expert in flow cytometry, including cell sorting and multi-channel fluorescence, with an ability to produce work to a high standard. This Facility provides flow cytometry data to support lead molecule and drug candidate selection and also supports manufacturing development and clinical studies. The holder will also be responsible for a critical external collaboration on flow-based T-cell characterisation.
- A PhD in Immunology or related sciences together with a desire to undertake cutting-edge scientific research is essential
- Experience in Academia, Pharma and/or Biotech in Immunology or Haematology
- Expert in all elements of flow cytometry, including cell sorting and multi-channel fluorescence
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to present results clearly and logically, working co-operatively as part of a team as well as independently
|Location||W12, London, United Kingdom|
|Salary||Competitive salary and benefits package, including a pension scheme, life assurance and private medical insurance|
- Responsible for flow cytometry work in research to select lead and drug candidates
- Responsible for developing robust assays to characterise CAR T-cell products to support manufacturing and early development
- Manage external Flow Cytometry collaborations
- Take a lead role in Technology Transfer of processes and methods to GLP assay development
- Identification and maintenance of suitable laboratory equipment
- Interact closely with the internal translation/technology development/manufacturing groups and external technology experts. Take validated technologies and integrate them into next-generation CAR processes
Closing Date: 16-Dec-2015
Autolus is an exciting, ambitious and well-financed biotechnology company spun-out from University College London (UCL) to develop and commercialise the next generation of engineered T-cell therapies for haematological and solid tumours. They intend to be at the forefront of a revolution in medicine in which life- threatening diseases are treated with a patient’s own cells, modified outside the body and then returned to the patient where they will cure the disease. They are currently seeking bright, enthusiastic and motivated Scientists to work in their custom-built laboratories in West London. Successful candidates will join a rapidly-expanding, top-quality team and experience the excitement and sense of accomplishment presented by an innovative biotechnology start-up.