Group Leader- Cell Line Development

Date Posted: 11/21/2017 Reference: VAC-1004277 Salary: £55000 Location: OXFORD Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Biotechnology Contact: Nathan Steels


Based in Oxfordshire, my client is one of the market leaders in Gene, Cell and biological research. Due to successful growth and development, an exciting opportunity has risen for an experience Group Leader in Cell Line Development. Working with in a Purpose-built facility you will be involved in a range of internal platform development and commercial projects, focusing on establishing cell line development processes in mammalian cells for the production of both therapeutic proteins and viral vectors for gene therapy applications.

You will need-

A Ph.D or DPhil in a relevant life sciences discipline, along with several years industry experience.
• Significant experience in commercial cell line development environment (ideally with HEK and CHO cell lines), and preferably in implementation of new/novel platforms
• Experience in managing teams, both via direct line management and through matrix management
• Ability to work under demanding conditions, and to cope with shifting priorities
• Good understanding of regulatory requirements for the generation of cell lines for biomanufacturing

Great Salary- up to £55,000 (dependant on experience)
Fantastic development opportunities