We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic, hard working and intellectually curious individuals to join us in our quest to further commercialize our ground breaking synthetic biology technology, and support our next phase of growth.

As a leader in the UK pharmaceutical and biotech industry, the Scotsman named Synpromics as one of the top 5 innovative companies in life sciences in Scotland. If you’ve got big ambitions, you should be able to fulfil them here.

As an AskBio company, Synpromics’ technology is now integrated into a wider gene therapy platform with the potential to impact thousands of lives through the development of novel gene medicines. There are opportunities to contribute to this life-changing research and development both with Synpromics and AskBio. See below for our current vacancies.

If you’re interested in joining the team and want to be considered for one of our opportunities, submit your CV to us.

We’re continuing to grow as a business, so even if none of the current opportunities are right for you, get in touch at info@synpromics.com or visit https://askbio.com/careers/ to view the available positions with the wider organization.

Current Vacancies

Developmental Neurobiologist

This challenging role is at the forefront of gene regulation, developing solutions for gene therapy to treat CNS related disorders. As technical lead for the CNS, you will develop approaches to identify regulatory sequences to build synthetic promoters and gene expression cassettes collaborating with the Design and Bioinformatics teams. You will lead global projects with commercial and academic partners applying your background in neuro-developmental biology to create novel gene control solutions from concept through to preclinical studies. In vivo studies will typically be carried out with both industry and academic collaborators. It will be essential to be fully abreast of technical developments in the field participating in international conferences and keeping up to date with literature.

Essential skills:

To be considered for this position candidates must be educated to PhD level in a relevant scientific subject. This educational background will be coupled with substantial research experience in CNS/neurosciences. Candidates will demonstrate a strong molecular background and will have covered areas such as gene regulation, signal transduction pathways, promotor design or transcription profiling, within the CNS fields.

Desired skills:

  • Experience with a variety of and molecular biology techniques, such as cloning, RT-PCR, transcription profiling, assay development.
  • Experience in cell culture techniques (mammalian cell lines and/or primary cells)
  • Understanding of bioinformatics and genomic data
  • In-vivo work
  • Exposure to the gene therapy industry or AAV vectors

In return the company are offering a competitive salary package including a bonus scheme, pension and private medical insurance.

To find out more about this superb opportunity please contact info@synpromics.com, or call 0131 651 9662

Job Type: Full Time

Job Term: Permanent