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 citing reference TLMB2021 by 23 April 2021

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