Reference Number: JO-2009-455507
Senior Research Scientist
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge

Scientific Professionals are looking for a Senior Research Scientist in the Cambridge Area to join a leading Biopharmaceutical organization. The successful applicant will form part of the Biochemical Assay Development Team.

Position: Senior Research Scientist

Location: Cambridge

Salary: 22-25 p/h

Employment type: 12M FTC

Working as part of the larger Discovery Sciences team, you will be focussed on advances in new drug discovery technologies across a number of therapeutic areas including; oncology, respiratory, cardiovascular and neurosciences. You will be supporting projects across the drug discovery pipelines.


Design, develop and validate biochemical assays for implementation in drug discovery projects (fluorescence, luminescence, mass spectrometry, biophysical)
Work alongside the High Throughput Screening and Mechanistic Biology & Profiling teams
Develop assays for compound screening and mechanism of action studies
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
Experience with Mass Spec
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 any more information on this role, or any other role, please call Harrison on 07799908532.

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