Senior Scientist in Next Generation Sequencing

Dependent on Experience
22 Jun 2017
20 Jul 2017
Georgia Walden
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a Senior Scientist in Next Generation Sequencing has become available to join a leading Biotechnology company based in the Cambridgeshire area. As the Senior Scientist in Next Generation Sequencing you will focus on generation and interpretation of high throughput NGS profiling data from T and B cells.


Your duties as the Senior Scientist in Next Generation Sequencing will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Design, build, and lead the NGS immune receptor unit.

2. Invent, develop, and use molecular biology and NGS/genomics methods to generate datasets from DNA and RNA to address immunotherapy questions. Methods may include RNA-Seq, BCR/TCR-Seq, barcoding, single cells, peptide presentation.

3. Identify therapeutic targets for the companies vaccine, TCR, and/or antibody programs and determine immune cell receptors recognition.

4. Design, develop and execute research across multiple projects


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Scientist in Next Generation Sequencing we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a life sciences discipline (e.g. Molecular Biology, Biochemisty, Biology etc.). Ideally, the candidate will have a PhD with relevant experience in an industry setting.

2. Proven industry experience in a wide array of relevant molecular biology and NGS-genomics techniques.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with TCRs and BCRs, particularly withsingle-cell profiling as well as a variety of relevant bioinformatics techniques.

Key Words: Next Generation Sequencing | NGS | Bioinformatics | Molecular Biology | T-Cell Receptors | B-Cell Receptors | DNA / RNA Analysis | Genomics | RNA-Seq | Receptor-Seq | Single-Cell Profiling | Team Leader

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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