Associate scientist/Scientist in Translational Immunology

Preclinical and Project Management · Oxford, Oxfordshire
Department Preclinical and Project Management
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Competitive





We are looking for an enthusiastic immunologist to developing novel markers of therapeutic efficacy, helping to progress our inhibitory agonists to the clinic. You will have relevant technical skills to determine the mode of action of our monoclonal antibodies and the impact of therapy in health and diseaseThis research based-role will also provide the post holder with opportunities to contribute to wider project planning and further develop their scientific expertise within a rapidly expanding company. The final level of the appointment will be dependent on the candidates’ qualifications and experience. 




  • Profiling of immune receptors following monoclonal antibody treatment. 
  • Developing immunoassays to monitor monoclonal antibody efficacy  
  • Analysing and troubleshooting experiments. 
  • Keeping accurate records and reporting scientific results. 
  • Helping to solve problems and progress project pipeline. 
  • Keeping up to date with the scientific literature and developments in the field. 
  • Contribute to wider project planning, including ideas for new research approaches. 





  • PhD in an immunology related field with less than 5 years postdoctoral experience or a MSc in immunology with 3+ years industrial translational research experience  
  • Experienced in multi-parameter flow cytometry and immunophenotyping 
  • Expertise in functional immunoassay development 
  • Capability to investigate immune cell signalling  
  • Experience with primary cell isolation and culture. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team 
  • Outstanding organisational and multi-tasking skills 
  • Adaptable mindset to be flexible in the face of changing priorities. 
  • Ability to follow and write protocols and SOPs 
  • A background in autoimmunity is desirable


Our company 

MiroBio, a place of fascinating science and clear purpose: the perfect balance. 

We are a team united by our passion and curiosity for science and above all else our dedication to changing the lives of people affected by autoimmune diseases. 

We were founded by leading immunologists at the University of Oxford focussed on understanding the mechanisms which underlie T-cell signalling. Our technology is based on an IP portfolio of novel therapeutics with the ability to activate inhibitory co-receptors on immune cells.  With deep mechanistic understanding our platform further optimises these molecules to create immunomodulatory therapies which have shown remarkable efficacy in preclinical models of autoimmune disease.  We are building a team and platform with strong biological expertise to address significant unmet medical needs in patients. 

It’s at an exciting stage for us at MiroBio.  Come and join us! 


We are looking to broaden our team with members who embrace and share our passion, our curiosity for science, and our purpose guided by these values: 

Patients first 

Our actions are driven with patients at the front of mind 

Science at our core 

We create a path forward together with intellectual rigour and curiosity 

Empowering diversity 

Our inclusive environment promotes new ways of thinking 

Individual ambition for collective success 

We get the best from ourselves for the benefit of all 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take forward this new role, to build their career through clear technical and functional pathways, and to have the opportunity to lay the foundations for lifelong learning.  


What we offer 

Competitive salary, bonus, equity, and a range of other employee benefits including pension. 


Other requirements 

Right to work in the UK. 

Please include a cover letter with your application outlining how your skills and experience fit the role outlined above.  Thank you.


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  • Location
    Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Department
    Preclinical and Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation