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Cell & Molecular Therapy Specialist

Job Reference: 918-HX5078

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Stem Cells Birm - Service
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Innovative cellular and molecular therapies are starting the transform the way we treat cancer and other life-threatening conditions. Through our network of state of the art facilities, we are at the forefront of developing and manufacturing these new therapies for early phase clinical trials. The delivery of these new therapies into the NHS builds on our extensive expertise supporting more established stem cell transplantation therapies for malignant and inherited haematological disorders.


Working with scientific and medical professionals, you will develop and manufacture life-saving cell and gene therapies. To start with, we will provide you with an extensive induction and training programme. This will provide you with the skills and knowledge you will need to develop and produce cell therapies for established applications as well as first in man studies.


Ideally you’ll have experience of working in a GMP environment with laboratory techniques such as flow cytometry and cell culture, and/or experience of aseptic cell processing techniques in a clean room environment.


In return you’ll have the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, using modern equipment and practices, where you can develop your specialist skills and scientific education. The scale of our operations means that we will offer outstanding scientists with true leadership potential the opportunity for on-going career advancement in this exciting and fast developing area of clinical care.


The core working hours for this role are 10:00-18:00, on a fixed term basis for 12 months, however some flexibility in working hours will be required according to the nature of the work. Secondments may be considered for existing NHSBT staff who satisfy the experience profile and wish to apply for this role, however, you must discuss the possibility of a secondment with your current line manager.


This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Wednesday 22nd January 2020.


Interviews are planned to take place at Birmingham Blood Centre, the date is to be confirmed.


For an informal discussion about this role please contact quoting ‘918-HX5078’ in the subject of the email.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

We’re an inclusive organisation that reflects the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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