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Innovation Scientist - Fellow in Discover

Location: Cambridge
Company: Danaher Corporation
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Be part of something altogether life-changing
Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.
At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us - working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity - so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.
Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we're pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.
The Innovation Fellow supports the CTO Innovation in applying a framework bringing entrepreneurial spirit & business focus to exciting scientific research within Life Sciences. We are looking for extraordinary minds with scientific ability and entrepreneurial spirit to join our innovative teams driving the development of world-changing technology. Responsible for adopting Danaher Business System Innovation and other Innovation tools with a focus on the successful commercialization of Innovations at Cytiva.
In this role you will help Cytiva drive innovation in our Cell & Gene Therapy business, focusing on improving the tissue biobanking cryopreservation and application of contemporary multi-omic analysis on tumour samples, in particular histology and flow cytometry for the optimisation of cancer therapies. The aim is to develop and commercialise technologies across current and emerging workflows that drive improvements in understanding and outcomes for fundamental research to novel biotherapeutics in clinical oncology, including cell and gene vaccine approaches.
It starts as a fixed term role for 2 years.
Are you a PhD scientist that loves to discover and research but craves greater impact in your work? Do you have a strong interest in the successful application & commercialisation of technology and a desire to expand your knowledge & experience in these areas? Then, we need you!
What You'll do
- Join the CTO Innovation team and work closely with an interdisciplinary Cell & Gene Therapy product development team, where you will apply your knowledge and experience in tissue biobanking cryopreservation and application of histology and flow cytometry analysis workflows to create innovations that enable more effective and affordable therapies
- Develop a comprehensive understanding of current and emerging customer workflows and challenges
- Rapidly develop, test and adapt novel solutions to evolving challenges by working cross-functionally with other Cytiva teams, key collaborators and customers
- Works closely with with specific individuals across clinical oncology workflows (biopsy collection, transport, sample preparation, multi-omic analysis, data interpretation, therapeutic application & follow-up) to demonstrate clinical impact and drive broad adoption of optimised solutions
Who you are
- PhD in molecular biology, cellular biology, molecular medicine, pharmacology or molecular life sciences
- Experience in Cancer Research & Development with contemporary tissue biobanking cryopreservation, histology and flow cytometry analytics in research and biotherapeutic workflows
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Excellent communication and influencing skills and ability to gain buy-in for ideas & initiatives
- Strong desire to create clinical and commercial impact with your research
Personal Characteristics and Traits (beyond DHR culture/Leadership Anchor traits)
- Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, cross-functional and customer-focused environments
- Demonstrable experience of communicating, and working closely with research, clinicians and therapy/healthcare experts
- Evidence of application & adoption of scientific work into research and clinical therapy workflows
- Demonstrated record of innovation & commercialization of scientific ideas
- Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, adaptive test & learn mindset
When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 68,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.
Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we'll empower you to push the boundaries of what's possible.
If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.
When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.
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