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[Apply by 30 March 2019] Bioengineer for Cytera CellWorks, London

We are looking for an exceptional individual who has demonstrated an ability to bring together deep biological expertise with novel engineering solutions. Someone who'd learn the new skills needed to break down a tough problem into a solvable one.

 

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You'll be applying your biological knowledge to solve challenges relating to our automated cell culture systems with solutions which could span novel mechanical techniques, microfluidics, sensing, and even image analysis. You'll also lead biological testing and biological debugging of the system.

Cytera is delivering cutting-edge cell culture automation systems to some of the most impactful biotech companies in the world. In the near future, our solutions will be growing cells for the best cancer cures ever created (cell therapies). Join us and help us get there! We have recently been featured in top lists from Labiotech as well as Forbes.

Cytera is backed by Y Combinator, the most successful startup accelerator in the world which produced companies such as AirBnb, Dropbox, and Ginkgo Bioworks.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Must have

- Experience applying deep engineering principles to challenges involving biology

- Experience growing mammalian cells in a wet-lab environment

- Thorough knowledge of cell biology

- Experience developing robust experiments to test hypotheses

- Ability to write basic code

- PhD in Chemical Engineering, Biology or related fields, Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering

- Experience with microfluidics

 

Nice to have

- Knowledge/experience of a GMP environment

- Knowledge/experience in the cell therapy space

- Experience working with stem cells

- Experience working with organ-on-a-chip or similar "non-standard" cell culture devices

- Knowledge about biocompatible materials

- Experience analysing microscopy images of cells

- Experience applying DOE principles

 

BENEFITS

- Competitive salary with stock options

- £35,000 to £55,000 depending on experience

- Lunch covered daily

- Collaborative team environment with very high potential to learn new skills

 

Please note

- Applications require a cover letter

- Applications close 30/03/2019.

 

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