Reference Number: JO-2009-454234
Senior Research Scientist
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge

Scientific Professionals are looking for a Senior Research Scientist in the Cambridge Area. The successful person will form part of the Biochemical Assay Development Team.

Position: Senior Research Scientist

Location: Cambridge

Rates: 16 – 22 per hour

Employment type: 12 months

Working as part of the larger Discovery Sciences team, you will be focussed on advances in new medicine formats and drug discovery technologies across a number of therapeutic areas. You will be supporting projects across the drug discovery pipelines by developing and validating novel biochemical assays.


Develop biochemical assays for compound screening and mechanism-of-action studies to support oncology projects
Design, develop and validate assays (fluorescence, luminescence, mass spectrometry, biophysical)
Work alongside the High Throughput Screening and Mechanistic Biology & Profiling teams to ensure that assays are designed effectively
Implement work-plans and achieve objectives to agreed timelines
Contribute to projects through scientific meetings, presentations and authorship on peer-reviewed publications


PhD in Biology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry or related discipline
Experience in design, development, optimisation and validation of biochemical assays, with an understanding of the application of assays delivering mechanistic insights into compound mode of action
Cell Culture and Cell Assay development experience
Experience working in external collaborations

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively, please email a copy of your CV to Harrison.bailey@scientificprofessionals.com. If you require anymore information on this role, or any other role, please call Harrison on 07799908532.

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