Biomaterials Engineer Job Description


You will research and develop hydrogel biomaterials for culturing primary tumour cells in our microfluidic devices. The hydrogel is a crucial part of our ex vivo platform that mimics a patient’s tissue microenvironment and local cancer spread. 


You will pass on your formulated hydrogel to our tumour tissue engineers, who will then culture cell lines and primary cells to simulate different cancers. Ideally, the hydrogel should be easy to use and not require any complicated or dangerous synthesis steps.


 


Job Responsibilities




  • Create hydrogel formulations for multiple indications of cancer




  • Characterisations (e.g., SEM, rheology)




  • Scale up material production




  • Packaging materials for shipment




 


Must-Haves:




  • Master’s in materials science/engineering




  • Published papers in the life sciences and or materials science/engineering




  • 2+ years of work experience in cancer, biomaterials, or tissue engineering research




 


Nice-to-Haves:




  • PhD in materials sciences/engineering 




  • Experience in preparing documentation for regulatory agencies




 


What’s in it for You




  • London office/lab space




  • Competitive compensation in line with industry standards




  • Potential stock options in a growing startup




  • Open work environment where your opinions are valued




  • High career growth in a fast-paced environment




 


Please note:




  • We are unable to sponsor work visas at this time. Please confirm your ability to work in the UK without sponsorship before applying.




  • The position is not eligible for remote work. If you are not based out of London, you will be expected to relocate.