Posted 3 days ago

Cell Bank Leader

Salary: Negotiable DOE + Healthcare + Pension + Holidays and other excellent benefits

Location: Cambridge

The Requirements:

  • You would ideally hold a PhD in life sciences related subject with a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a stem cell/cell line platform leader (i.e. Director of Stem Cells/ Stem Cell Research, Head of iPSC’s (induced pluripotent stem cells), iPSC Banking Director, Head of Human Cell Banking, Director of stem cell biology or a closely related title in a relevant industry or scientific organisation/institution with specific experience in Cell Banking (experience in putting processes in place/ experience building a fully automated laboratory
  • Currently you could be working for ATCC, EBiSC, The European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC), The Sanger Institute or similar organisation
  • Have experience in growing and leading a high-performing team of scientists, you will be process oriented and experienced in developing, optimising & implementing workflows, protocols, procedures and resources, with knowledge and experience in working in a quality management/ QC environment

The Role:

The Company & Opportunity:

  • Our client is a rapidly growing spin out from one of the leading red brick universities in the world that have their sights set on becoming a defining force in the emerging field of synthetic biology as the leading global supplier of human cells for basic research, drug discovery, and cell therapy
  • They have established a unique cellular programming technology that allows for unprecedented levels of speed, consistency and purity to generate mature human cells at scale from pluripotent stem cells
  • Since being established 4 years ago they have successfully grown from a team 7 to over 50 of the best scientific minds in the industry – they require candidates who are looking to truly take their career to next level and make a true difference

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to or call Ben Atherton today on +44 (0) 113 243 3499

To apply you must have the right to work in the UK and/or EU

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