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Scientist - Display Technologies

91 Park Drive, Milton Park, Oxfordshire, OX14 4RY, UK

SCIENTIST - DISPLAY TECHNOLOGIES 

Join a pioneering biotech with a collegial atmosphere and a passion for harnessing every individual’s unique set of skills in our fight against disease.

At Immunocore, we have a vision to transform the way we understand and treat the most challenging medical conditions of our time, including cancer, autoimmune disorders and infection. In January 2022, in the U.S., we launched the world’s first T-cell receptor therapy, built on a novel technology designed to overcome the limitations of our natural immune systems.

Joining us at the most exciting time in our history, you will be part of a team that values trust and innovation, and that cherishes different ways of thinking.

The Role:

The Protein Science Research Department is now seeking a Scientist to join the Display Technologies Team. As a part of the team, you will contribute to the development and improvement of the Immunocore’s T-cell Receptor discovery technology encompassing the fields of phage and mammalian display. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and open-minded individual to contribute and grow in an open and team-oriented environment in one of the UK’s leading biotechnology companies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Applying molecular biology and cell biology skills to develop and maintain Immunocore’s phage and mammalian display platforms
  • Analyses of TCR library outputs using appropriate set of scientific tools (sequencing, ELISA, flow cytometry etc.)
  • Collaborate cross-functionally and ensure efficient communication of the research data to the relevant people
  • Analyses and reporting of the experimental results verbally and in writing
  • Maintaining accurate records of all work by completing laboratory notebooks on time, following Company procedures
  • Ensuring that laboratory equipment is operated in accordance with safety and risk guidelines; acting promptly to report any faults or problems to the relevant member of staff
  • Maintaining and increasing technical knowledge in relevant fields through self-study, observation, attending relevant conferences and training courses

Experience and Knowledge:

To succeed in this role, you should have technical proficiency and background in the areas of molecular and cell biology and immunology

Desirable skills

  • Experience with molecular cloning of DNA constructs, including primer design, PCR and DNA purification and analyses
  • Experience in DNA sequence analyses
  • Experience in screening protein display libraries and analysing output data.
  • Experience in flow cytometry.
  • Experience in cell biology with knowledge of T cell biology
  • Knowledge of Immunology

Education and Qualifications:

  • Essential: BSc. Or MSc. in protein engineering, biochemistry, molecular biology or related discipline
    • Desirable: PhD in related discipline
    • Desirable: experience within a drug discovery industrial environment

Lead with Science and Discover What is Within:

  • We Value Entrepreneurship and Diversity
  • Respect, Trust, and Integrity
  • Competitive compensation
  • Private medical and dental benefits.
  • 25 days Annual Leave and Bank Holidays
  • 4x Salary Life Insurance
  • 5% Pension Match
  • Income Protection
  • Parental Leave

 

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