Our business is using cutting-edge science to tackle major challenges in global health and agriculture.
We are a dynamic company located at Milton Park, close to Oxford, one of the UK’s leading biotechnology hotspots. We need people who share our vision in combating some of the world’s most damaging insect pests and who have a drive to make a difference, a commitment to deliver, and who have the skills and experience to succeed.
Job Title: Molecular Biology Team Leader/Manager
Reporting to: CSO
Responsible for: Molecular Biology Leadership
Oxitec is wholly owned subsidiary of Intrexon and a pioneer in controlling insects that spread disease and damage crops. Through world class science it is tackling the major global challenges of keeping people healthy and increasing food production and it is doing so in a way that is sustainable, environmentally friendly and cost effective.
Over the next five years, the focus at Oxitec will be accelerating the commercialization of existing products and bringing existing products to market and the priority is to generate profitable revenues.
This position as a molecular biology team leader requires an individual who has both laboratory and leadership experience, as the job requires extensive scientific knowledge as well as decision-making skills to direct the research of groups of scientists. This position will require organisational and communication skills and as part the R&D management team you will contribute to the vison of the future pipeline and technology of the company. It will suit an individual with excellent communication and technical skills and experience.
Highly competitive salary. There is also an annual performance related bonus and company contributory pension scheme
Start date: ASAP