Team Leader – in vitro

Posted 21 September 2022
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJack Watterson Burnell

Job description

Team Leader – in vitro        

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Team leader to join an exciting CRO and help develop their services as they scale up to support their growing client base. The position is based within the Biologics team, working at the Babraham Research Campus, a leading site within the Cambridge biotechnology hub.

You will be responsible for

  • Manage a small team of scientists, providing leadership through proactive performance management, mentoring and coaching.
  • Design and execution of a wide range of bespoke in vitro assays including, but not limited to, functional cell-based assays and immunoassays.
  • Lead project(s) to timely completion.
  • Deliver high-quality experimental reports to tight deadlines.
  • Draw on scientific knowledge and experience to contribute to existing projects.
  • Presentation and reporting of work to internal project teams and external clients.

You will bring the following

  • PhD (with ideally 5+ years post-PhD laboratory experience) with a strong background in designing and performing a broad range of complex functional cell-based assays and immunoassays OR lower level of qualification AND extensive relevant experience.
  • Proven experience of supervising a small team of scientists.
  • Strong project leadership skills with a proven track record of leading projects to timely completion.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team, with a proactive approach to resolving technical challenges.
  • Proven experience in data analysis.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.


If you want to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please get in contact with me at:


Phone: 020 3960 1276

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