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Research & Development Opportunity Senior Researcher in immuno-oncology

BTG

 

 BTG is looking for a senior researcher in immunology/oncology with strong scientific acumen to join our Research & Development department. 

Their primary role will be to critically and objectively interpret and evaluate cutting edge scientific research to drive informed strategic decision-making within our immuno-oncology business team. 

The successful candidate will gain experience working within a global multidisciplinary team, build commercial expertise and work with us to translate their ideas into therapeutic advancement for patients with cancer. 

Location: BTG’s Camberley site preferred, can be flexible with other BTG locations for the right candidate 

Term: Available immediately, initial 2 year contract 

Education and experience: 

PhD in a relevant life science subject (i.e. immunology or oncology focus) 

Minimum 3 years similarly relevant postdoctoral experience in a leading research institution 

Experience in research in immunology, ideally with applications in the treatment of cancer 

Proven scientific and theoretical capability through strong history of publication in peer-reviewed journals 

 

Skills and attributes: 

Out-going with excellent networking and relationship building skills 

Credibility with external opinion leaders 

Ability to exercise sound judgment in prioritising and triaging vast amounts of complex scientific information, with good attention to detail 

Excellent communication and presentation skills 

 

Principal Responsibilities: 

Evaluating scientific and technical areas of interest to the immuno-oncology business team, keeping abreast of developments in this field through on-line research tools/libraries and connecting with external networks, identifying and prioritising promising R&D opportunities 

Coordination and involvement in the setup of screening assays and pre-clinical models 

Researching organisations (academic, pharma, medtech) and specific individuals (physicians) to identify potential collaborators and commercial opportunities 

Attending scientific conferences, meetings, and industry events to further build knowledge and network with leading scientists/potential collaborators within medical oncology 

Analysing, summarising and presenting key information in research papers, reports and reviews to educate and advise internal stakeholders, participating in strategic planning 

Managing collaborative relationships with external parties, establishing rapport, informing them about BTG’s products and interests, building BTG’s global reputation in the field of immuno-oncology 

 

If you would like to know more or would like to register your interest for this position, please email your CV and application letter marked ‘senior researcher’ to hr@btgplc.com, in the first instance.

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