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AREA: Cellular and Translational Immunology, Immuno-oncology, Biotechnology
LOCAL: Oeiras, Portugal
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iBET is recruiting scientists of different maturity levels (Team Leader included) to establish a new Translational Immunology team in our rapidly growing Health & Pharma Division. These exciting new positions aim to fill the knowledge gap in cellular immunology and complement existing competence in projects ranging from cell biotechnology to gene editing, vaccinology for gene and cell therapies, as well as complex cellular models, aimed at the development of novel Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs).

The new Translational Immunology Team will be part of iBET’s Animal Cell Technology Unit, a large multidisciplinary team of bioengineers, cell and molecular biologists, biochemists, and data scientists who closely collaborate in these different research projects.

Why iBET?

iBET is a private, non-profit research institute, working on the interface between academic and industry research in Life Sciences and Biotechnology. iBET’s offers state-of-the-art R&D infrastructure for both cell bioengineering and biology research, including flow cytometry, cell sorting and microscopy plus a Mass Spectrometry Unit and a Late-Stage R&D and Bioproduction Unit. In early 2023, we will expand our premises and R&D activity with the inauguration of the new iBET Biopharma building.

The institute has been placed in the charming environment of the coastal town of Oeiras, conveniently located within easy reach of Lisbon and Cascais. More information about iBET and its activities can be found in our website

Role Description

In this role you will apply your research experience in cellular immunology to furthering iBET’s ongoing developments in ATMPs. Selected candidates will be encouraged to contribute to ongoing R&D projects in collaboration with the international pharmaceutical industry and to attract new projects with existing and new partners from both academia and industry.  Depending on experience, you will have the opportunity to lead research teams and/or projects and drive scientific excellence by presenting data to key collaborators and at conferences, and by publishing in peer-reviewed journals.

Education and Experience

MSc or PhD Degree in a relevant scientific field with significant experience in Immunology, Immuno-Oncology or equivalent.

Essential Skills

Desirable Skills

Experience in collaboration projects with both academic and pharmaceutical industry partners

What We Offer

We are offering an opportunity to work in an open and collaborative environment with dynamic project-driven teams. iBET is heavily committed to enabling scientists and training students for excellence, encouraging and fostering collaboration and innovation. At iBET you will meet a very gender-balanced and international young community of around 180 employees (70% females; average age of 37 years old), including 110 PhDs, plus 60 affiliated PhD students. We offer an initial and continuous training plan according to the career level, including both scientific and soft skills. Our health-promoting program iBETMove fosters running and other sports practices for all employees on a weekly basis.

Salary and benefits according to the role.

Are you moved by a deep enthusiasm for translational science, are goal-focused and have a strong delivery mindset?

Apply now with a detailed CV, motivation letter, and degree certificates to using as subject “Translational Immunology Research Positions, Ref.TIRP22, position type (e.g. Research technician, Senior scientist, Team leader).

Applications from all maturity levels will be considered.

For informal enquiries, please contact Ana Amaral (

Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis until the team has been completed.


We are recruiting MSc/PhD level scientists to form a new Translational Immunology Team

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