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Target Identification and Validation Senior Technician, Disease Biology

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

TARGET IDENTIFICATION AND VALIDATION SENIOR TECHNICIAN, DISEASE BIOLOGY 

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:

We are looking for a collaborative and enthusiastic Senior Technician to join our Target Identification and Validation team. We are discovering and validating novel therapeutic targets for TCR-based immunotherapy drugs (ImmTAC/ImmTAI) across different therapeutic areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Extensive cell culture of multiple cancer cell lines and preparation of good quality cell pellets for further analysis
  • Cell transfection and preparation of FFPE cell pellets
  • Tissue processing (HTA)
  • General lab maintenance
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to help validation of our targets
  • report experimental results in writing (Word, Excel)

Expertise and Knowledge:

  • Cell culture, preparation of FFPE cell pellets, working knowledge of Word and Excel spreadsheets
  • Desirable skills: RNA extraction, cDNA synthesis, Immunohistochemistry, tissue processing (HTA), western blotting

Education and Qualifications:

  • Essential: extensive technical experience in cell culture and cell manipulation
  • 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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