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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/11/2020.

Cell & Molecular Therapy Specialist

Job Reference: 918-HX6348

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Stem Cells Birm - Service
Birmingham Vincent Drive
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

Innovative cellular and molecular therapies are starting to 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 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.

You will be an ambitious scientist with significant experience in transfusion, transplantation or similar field. You’ll be experienced in the use of core laboratory techniques such as flow cytometry and cell culture. Ideally, you will have experience of working in a GMP environment or of cell processing and cryopreservation techniques.

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 normal working hours for this role are 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

For an informal discussion in relation to this role, please contact Jacqui Thompson on tel: 01212784117

This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Wednesday 4th November 2020.
Interview dates are to be confirmed.

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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