Research Associate (KTP)
This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious postgraduate with a background in cancer immunology related field to gain industry experience and fast-track their career development as a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate.
Although employed by the University of Leicester, you will be primarily based at Isogenica in Chesterford Research Park near Cambridge with a pivotal role in driving this unique academic and Industrial collaboration. You will be splitting your time between the University of Leicester, where you will be exposed to cutting-edge preclinical research and KOLs in the immuno-oncology field, and Isogenica where you will be part of the process of drug discovery and development as well as commercial aspects involved in the development of new immunotherapies.
You will lead the pre-clinical validation of new single domain-based VHH antibodies aimed at improving outcomes with cancer immunotherapy and generate a novel platform for pre-clinical drug testing. As part of this partnership, you will develop leadership and project management skills, market analysis and commercialisation strategies.
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Harriet Walter email@example.com and Arnaud Drapier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to professional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basis for existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your line manager prior to applying. More information regarding secondments can be found here.
We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.