Senior Research Scientist  
Mammalian Cell Culture

Synthace is a London based startup, focused on transforming biological experimentation by properly linking it with the digital world, such that lab equipment becomes easy to program to perform complex experiments, workflows become fully reproducible and transferable, and the highly-structured data sets that are produced are tagged with the exact processes that generated them.

In 2016, Synthace was named a World Economic Forum 2016 Technology Pioneer, one of 30 companies worldwide selected for their potential to significantly impact business and society through new technologies and advance the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

We are looking for an exceptional, enthusiastic scientist for the position of Senior Research Scientist at Synthace. In this key role, the successful applicant will lead our efforts in mammalian cell culture, primarily in projects with major pharmaceutical companies.

Reporting to the Chief Scientific Officer, the role will involve deep collaboration with our own software developers and automation specialists, as well as our biologists and biochemical engineers. The role will be focused on making highly robust workflows for working with CHO cell lines: growth, analysis, transfection, and ultimately scale up. 

Candidate attributes and experience:

Required 
  • PhD or equivalent experience in mammalian cell culture
  • 5 years’ industrial experience in mammalian cell culture programs
  • Deep understanding of protein expression in mammalian systems
  • Highly collaborative, and able to communicate effectively across disciplines

  • Desirable
    Experience with:
  • CHO
  • Automation
  • Statistics and design of experiments
  • Programming
  • Project management 


  • Synthace offers a competitive salary and benefits. For more information, please click below. For applications, please include a CV and a cover letter outlining your interest in the role and how you meet the criteria above.