We are looking for a Scientist/Senior Scientist with experience in molecular biology and stem cell/developmental biology to join our Discovery Screening Team within the Department of Functional Genomics. You will be part of a dynamic team that develop, optimize, and perform genetic screening with the aim of generating terminally differentiated target cell types from iPSCs. 

Reporting to the Discovery Team Lead, the post holder will work with a team of scientists as a focal point within the wider R&D department. You will support the target cell type Discovery programmes by providing high quality deliverables and expertise as well as develop and implement existing technology or novel scientific advancements in cellular programming, as pertains to the Discovery Screening Team and company-wide goals and objectives. 

The post holder will be expected to manage a small team of Research Assistants and as such will be required to lead in the continuous training and development of staff. 

The Functional Genomics Department plays a pivotal role in bit.bio’s mission to develop cell types for research and clinical use. The Department consists of 5 teams and 30 core scientists that work closely together and lean on individual internal team expertise to further develop our core platforms and clinical assets. Led by experts in their fields, these include the following teams: Discovery Screening, Next Generation Sequencing, Automation, Product and Technology Development, and Synthetic Biology