Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Lead Scientist – Antibody Discovery


  • South West
  • £Competitive + Stock Options
  • Life Science

About this job

Career defining opportunity to join an ambitious biotech start-up accelerating drug discovery through computational methods!

Primarily laboratory-based, you will work closely with Machine Learning Engineers and Computational Biologists to discover, develop and engineer novel antibodies for a broad range of disease areas. As lab Leader you will be tasked with enabling biologics discovery against challenging targets. to meet key project milestones set by internal and external stakeholders.


  • Running phage display experiments against recombinant proteins & overexpressing cell lines
  • Maintaining (or developing) overexpressing GPCR cell lines
  • Preparing PCR products for Next-Generation Sequencing
  • Identify & implement novel technologies to increase throughput, screening, & functional testing


  • PhD in Biology, Biochemistry (or related) with significant industry experience in a Biotech/ Biopharma environment
  • Extensive experience in antibody/ biologics discovery
  • Comfortable leading & delivering projects in the laboratory
  • Excellent communication skills: ability to liaise confidently with key stakeholders
  • An interest in using AI/ Machine Learning/ Computational method to discover & develop novel drugs

Contact Craig for further information!

Key Words: Antibody, Antibodies, Discovery, Engineering, In Vitro Display, Phage Display, Yeast Display, Ribosomal Display, MRNA Display, Machine Learning, AI, Computational Biologists, Biologics, NGS, Next Generation Sequencing, England, Wales, South West, Bristol, Cardiff, Bath, Newport, VRS7331CR

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