Research and development scientist (Ref. 190801)

Salary: Competitive and in-line with experience, with incentives based on scientific milestones.

Location: University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Deadline: 16th September 2019.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a CV and a cover letter explaining their suitability for the role to our recruitment email address: Please ensure the Job Reference number is in your email subject.

CytoSeek is a leading cell therapy technology company spun-out by Professor Adam Perriman at the University of Bristol.  CytoSeek are exploiting a unique cell-membrane reengineering platform for the next generation of cell therapies. The company is completing a seed funding round with long-term investors that will enable positions to be initially offered for two years. The company will continue to work closely with Professor Perriman and his group, providing the opportunity to interact with his dynamic research team.


CytoSeek is seeking a talented and highly motivated research scientist to work as part of a multidisciplinary research team to help design, build and test its new technology for the enhancement of adoptive cell therapies.

The ideal candidate

  • An MSc/PhD in biochemistry, immunology, life sciences or biomedical sciences 

  • Experience with mammalian cell culture

  • Knowledge and experience of protein expression and purification

  • Familiarity with a range of characterisation techniques (fluorescence microscopy, UV-Vis spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry)

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to conduct experiments in a systematic and organised manner

  • The ability to follow standard operating protocols

  • Reliable, adaptable and hard-working team member

  • Understand the balance between deadlines and quality of work

  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

Equal Employment Opportunity

CytoSeek is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and religous background. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.


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