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Scientist – CMC Project Manager – Ref:DL1

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 13 August 2021

PetMedix, based in Cambridge, UK, is a biotech early-stage pharmaceutical company with global ambitions to become the world leader in innovative antibody-based therapeutics for companion animals (dogs and cats). We are seeking a self-motivated, energetic, and highly detail-oriented research associate with a proven background in cell culture to join our pre-clinical development team. The candidate will work in a team environment together with protein biochemist and analytical scientist.

PetMedix is currently seeking a highly-motivated scientist to contribute to the development programs for several of these novel veterinary monoclonal therapeutics.  The successful candidate will contribute to our discovery programs, helping to make sure that we produce ‘developable’ molecules, and will play a key role in our technical development / CMC activities.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with antibody discovery teams to ensure that the best candidates are advanced into development activities
  • Contribute to studies on the ‘developability’ of canine platform molecules
  • Coordinate and contribute to the oversight of our development activities (CMC-related) for our lead molecules
  • Work closely with other members of the executive team to advance our therapeutic portfolio
  • Report status and progress to our board

Requirements & Education

Desired skills:

  • S./M.S./PhD in a life science field
  • Previous experience (biotech/industry) in the activities associated with the development of an antibody therapeutic
    • Cell line development
    • Upstream/downstream optimization
    • Formulation
    • Preparation of materials for pre-clinical/clinical studies
    • Bioanalytical methods
  • Project management experience
  • Regulatory experience is a plus
  • Good presentation skills
  • Anticipated travel: ~10%

Terms

This is a full-time role with a competitive salary in line with experience and other benefits such as company share options, private pension plan, bonus scheme, and health insurance.

Contact

If you would like to become a member of our team, please send your C.V. and cover letter to careers@petmedix.co.uk

About PetMedix

We will deliver the first transgenic mouse platform capable of producing therapeutic-quality antibody drugs fully adopted to the target companion animal.  The platform is species-agnostic and our initial focus will be to develop a mouse model for creating therapeutic antibodies for dogs, and then equivalent models for cats and potentially other species.

Apply for this role

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
13 August 2021

Please send your CV along with covering letter to careers@petmedix.co.uk

PetMedix Limited is an Equal Opportunity employer. We will consider all applicants without discrimination on grounds of disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. Ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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