Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Lead Cell Line Development Scientist


  • South East
  • £Competitive
  • Life Science

About this job

Our client is a dynamic start-up, who are building scalable and sustainable production methods for animal-free, cultivated fats. Their goal is to create a more ethical way of producing fats, to help replace the meat on your plate, while still providing the same taste and texture of animal meats.

They are looking to bring on a Technical Expert specialising in Cell Line Development to join their collaborative and innovative R&D team in London. You will play a central role in deriving, engineering, and validating new adipogenic cell lines, with a focus on developing and implementing an automated workflow. You will work intimately with a team of bioprocess engineers and computational biologists to provide the foundation for all R&D and manufacturing.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have A PhD in mammalian stem cell biology, synthetic biology, tissue engineering.
  • 2+ years’ experience in mammalian cell line development and CRISPR genome engineering in commercial setting or research facility
  • Be a curious, driven individual who places a key emphasis on teamwork and collaboration
  • Desirably have experience with automated liquid handling, qPCR and RNAseq data analysis

If you are passionate about building a more sustainable future and are excited about the possibilities of cell-based meat, then this opportunity could be for you!

The company offers an excellent salary and benefits package, as well as the prospect to be part of a innovative company that is shaping the future of food.

Apply to VRS today for this career defining opportunity!

Contact Tommy for more information! 0161 504 2342 /

Keywords: Cell line development, Stem cell, Bioprocess, Adipogenic, Adipocyte, Mammalian cell, Automation, Genome engineering, Synthetic biology, High-throughput screening, Differentiation, qPCR, RNAseq, , liquid handling, Cultivated meat, Cellular agriculture, Sustainability, Scale-up, R&D, Manufacturing, Molecular biology, Biotechnology, Tissue engineering, VRS8166TA