Scientist - Immunology

United Kingdom, Cambridge

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

We are currently looking to recruit a Scientist – Immunology to join our Early Development Services (EDS) team based in our R&D site in Cambridge.

As a Scientist – Immunology, your role will involve the isolation, and banking of human primary immune cells, and the design and execution of various in vitro cell-based bioassays. As part of your role, you will be required to keep good records, and present your data to relevant stakeholders.

This is a lab based position, which will give you the opportunity to develop current and new bioassay platforms, within a cutting edge, rapidly growing team within Lonza.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting existing assay platforms to assess the immune response to therapeutic candidates.

  • Isolation, banking and characterisation of human PBMC (peripheral blood mononuclear cells).

  • Improvement of current assay platforms.

  • Development of novel assay platforms.

  • Ensuring accuracy of data produced, and up keep of records.

  • Presentation of data/findings to relevant stakeholders.

Key requirements:

  • PhD/MSc/BSc Degree in Immunology, biochemistry or other relevant Life Sciences /Science

  • Understanding of immunology and/or cell based assays

  • Previous experience within a laboratory based environment performing cell based assays preferably

  • High degree of attention to detail, and accuracy to ensure good record keeping and skilled presentation of data

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

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Reference: R39048