Research Scientist

Cellular Therapeutics

About the Company:

Cellular Therapeutics Ltd is focused on developing patient specific immunotherapy, allowing the patient’s own immune system to be harnessed in order to fight cancers. Specifically CTL is developing adoptive cell therapy (ACT) and has expertise in manufacturing and engineering of cells in a GMP compliant manner ready for patient infusion. CTL is a small and dynamic SME, we are looking to expand our team and this provides an exciting opportunity for talented and enthusiastic scientists looking to progress a career in this area.

The Opportunity:

We are therefore pleased to offer an excellent opportunity to join this early stage SME at a dynamic and exciting time in the evolution of the company. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated person to the post of Research Scientist.  The post holder will join a team to assist in the development of new technologies, in the area of Adoptive Cell Therapy, with a focus on improving efficiency of the manufacturing processes and improving clinical outcomes. The post holder would report directly to the Director of Cell Therapy Research – Dr John Bridgeman. Cellular Therapeutics Ltd is based in the UMIC Incubator Building, a facility developed to house early stage biotech companies, with excellent facilities. The post is available immediately and is a permanent position. 

Required Skills:

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Immunology, Molecular Biology or related discipline, with up to 5 years research experience post PhD, will have experience of tissue culture and techniques used to analyse T-cell phenotype and function as well as experience of gene transfer technologies.  The post holder will be a dedicated individual with a knowledge of the field of cancer immunotherapy and must have a keen interest in translation of scientific research into novel cell therapies for cancer.

Application Process:

Please go to the CTL website for a detailed job description.  Please send a CV and a detailed covering letter to careers@cellulartherapeutics.co.uk or to the address: HR, Cellular Therapeutics, 48 Grafton Street, Manchester, M13 9XX

Contact:

For more information please go to the website www.cellulartherapeutics.co.uk/careers or contact Nicola Price (n.price@cellulartherapeutics.co.uk.

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