Head of Antibody Discovery

Posted 22 February 2023
Job type Permanent
Contact NameGreg Hammond

Job description

BioTalent are working with a fast growing immunotherapy company based in Cambridge to find a Head of Antibody Discovery. We are looking for someone who can drive the success of the discovery programmes by generating therapeutic candidates in the companies portfolio.

This role will offer you

  • An opportunity take a lead on projects to develop impactful new medicines for patients.
  • The opportunity to build and shape the future of the antibody discovery department.

You will be responsible for

  • Providing both day to day management of all activities but also driving and shaping the science of our antibody discovery and protein sciences activity across projects.
  • Hands on contribution to project activities including managing resourcing, defining and managing the execution of work plans and delivery in terms of timelines and quality / rigour for work packages.
  • Development and implementation of new technologies to stay at the forefront of antibody discovery.
  • Actively contributing to a vibrant and innovative working environment where improvements and new ideas are adopted and freely shared among the teams.

You will bring the following

  • Degree or PhD in a relevant field along with experience working in the biopharmaceutical industry.
  • Prior experience leading projects and teams in antibody discovery is essential.
  • Strong understanding of antibody expression, with a particular focus on the expression of bispecific antibodies supported by technical knowledge of the molecular biology required to generate antibody expression vectors.