Cancer Biologist

Position: Permanent, Full-Time
Role: Dependant upon Experience
Salary: £25,000-£45,000
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BiVictriX is an early-stage biotechnology company designing the next generation of highly specicif cancer therapeutics based on its proprietary Bi-Cygni® approach to drug discover. We are currently looking for innovative cell biologists to join our Biology team based at Alderley Park in the North-West. Multiple positions are available (dependent on experience). The roles available are as follows:

  • Scientist
  • Senior Scientist
  • Principal Scientist
Position Description

Reporting to the company's operational manager, the candidate, will take day-to-dat responsibility for designing, conducting and analysing in-house preclinical studies performed to assess the biological properties of BiVictriX's bispecific antibody-drug conjugates. The candidate will be expected to contribute actively to the overall biology strategy of the company, including the design and oversight of biology strategy of the company, including the design and oversight of biological studies performed at contract research organisations and academic collaborators, and ensure efficient planning and coordination of work in conjunction with the team responsible for production of novel test agents. The position is lab-based, and the incumbent will have responsibility for the training and developing junior laboratory biologists. The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective day-to-day management of the company's laboratory facilities and equipment, including compliance with all applicable health, safety and environmental regulations.

Key Skills
  • Broad Experience of cellular and molecular methods for the characterization of anti-tumour agents, inlcuding; Cytoxicity assays, fluorescence microscopy, FACS, Internalisation assays
  • Experience of the development and implementation of novel cell-based assays to assess the biological functions and mechanism of action of anti-tumour agents.
  • Cell culture and cell banking experience, including primary and secondary cell lines
  • Prior experience of the characterisation of biotherapeutics in pre-clinical assays, including PK studies is highly desirable
  • Working Knowledge of data analysis packages (e.g. Prism, Microsoft Excel),
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing