Team Leader: Molecular Biology

Fusion Antibodies is a CRO that offers a range of antibody engineering services for all stages of therapeutic and diagnostic antibody development. Fusion Antibodies is well established in the Global market, with a strong commitment to investing in our commercial functions. Our Antibody Development Contract Services is a world class provider of key reagents for our clients in drug discovery to advance their drug pipelines. We are currently looking for a Team Leader for Molecular Biology to join our scientific team based in Belfast.

The Role of the Team Leader: Molecular Biology:

  • Report to the Head of Engineering.
  • Daily management of the Molecular Biology Team, including Sequencing, Cloning and Plasmid Preparation
  • Attend weekly Research and Production meetings.
  • Duties will include:
    • Management of the PCR, DNA sequencing, cloning and plasmid prep labs
    • Training a team of Scientists and Senior Scientists in Molecular Biology techniques
    • Optimisation and development of Molecular Biology protocols
    • Project management in adherence to timelines and budgets
    • Reporting on project delivery at weekly meetings
    • Managing lab cleaning and maintenance of clear Lab notebook records.
    • Maintaining SOPs
    • Support Business Development on client conference calls
    • Update clients on project delivery
    • Writing reports, and management of stock reagents
  • The successful candidate will contribute to the growth of Fusion Antibodies’ Engineering department.

The Profile of the Successful Team Leader: Molecular Biology:

Essential Criteria

  • PhD in a Biology or Chemistry related discipline or equivalent lab experience.
  • The ability to work well in a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • 5+ years in DNA techniques such as PCR, cloning and sequencing
  • 2+ years in a supervisory role

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience working in an industrial Research and Development laboratory.
  • Experience with Illumina MiSEQ next-generation sequencing
  • Experience in personnel management
  • Experience working under ISO9001

In return the successful Team Leader: Molecular Biology will receive a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package: career development including learning and development opportunities, 23 days holiday + statutory days, free car parking, paid medical appointments, enhanced pension contribution plus many more.

To Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@fusionantibodies.com citing reference TLMB2021 by 23 April 2021

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