Research Scientist

Scancell Ltd

Scancell Ltd is an innovative biotech company focussed on the development of cancer vaccines.  It is based within the Academic Department of Clinical Oncology at the City Hospital Campus of Nottingham University.  The candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary team of scientist involved in the development of our patent protected ImmunoBody® and Moditope® technology platforms for generation of novel cancer vaccines. 

This full time role in cell biology will join a team of scientists to identify and develop new cancer vaccines.

The following skills are essential:

  • Proficient in cell culture techniques
  • Experience in generating and maintaining stable cell lines as well as deriving and characterising clones
  • Experience in standard immunology techniques such as ELISA, ELISpot, Western blotting, flow cytometry
  • Experience in the generation and characterisation of monoclonal antibodies
  • Experience with culture of primary human and/or mouse cells
  • Experience in immunohistochemistry
  • Experience in assays for characterisation of antibody and T cell responses
  • Work to high standards with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Have excellent record keeping and computer skills
  • Candidates should have the ability to work as a member of a team, have efficient time management, be able to learn new techniques and apply them to a high standard
  • Understanding of basic human and/or mouse immunology
  • Publication record in peer-reviewed journals

The following skills are desirable but not essential:

  • Grasp of standard molecular biology techniques

Applicants must hold a minimum of a PhD with significant additional relevant experience.

Further details about Scancell may be found at:

If you would like to be considered please send a full C.V. including references and a detailed covering letter stating the role you wish to be considered for and outlining your particular skills, experience and relevance to this post to: Scancell Ltd, Academic Unit of Clinical Oncology, City Hospital, Nottingham, NG5 1PB;

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.