Reference Number: JO-2007-452174
Senior Scientist – Biomarker & Bioanalysis
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Contract
Location: Cambridge

Senior Scientist – Biomarker & Bioanalysis
Location: Cambridge + some remote/home-working
Pay circa 25/hour
6 month contract

A global biopharmaceutical business are looking to recruit Senior Scientist who will be responsible for initiating, directing and performing research experiments and implementing strategies. They will have an in-depth knowledge of state-of -the-art principles and scientific theories and work to ensure they keep this up-to-date.

The Senior Scientist displays leadership by scientific influence, demonstrating technical proficiency, scientific creativity, teamwork and independent thought. They have the ability to author scientific publications in peer reviewed journals and make presentations at scientific meetings.

This role will be able to work at home significantly, but must be able to come onto site in Cambridge as needed for experimental work.

Major Responsibilities:
To develop methods, design, perform, identify and solve problems and summarize data from biomarker studies (in vitro and in vivo toxicology and PK/PD studies) and/or provide bioanalytical support on these studies
To lead interactions with projects on interpretation of bioanalysis and biomarker data and identify new approaches and technologies that would improve the team’s ability to support projects
To be a co-author on manuscripts
To build an awareness of current scientific development relevant to a particular area of pathology biomarker and/or bioanalytical science
To deliver high quality scientific results to agreed completion dates for several concurrent studies and schedule their own work in agreement with the Study Supervisor so that project deadlines are achieved
Influence invitro and invivo scientists to ensure that appropriate samples are taken to define the biomarker and or candidate drug
Perform problem solving studies by identification of issues and where necessary designing experiments to overcome problems
Identify new approaches and technologies that would improve our ability to support projects
To present and describe work at internal meetings, and present at scientific meetings, as appropriate
Assist in the identification and evaluation of contract research organizations and coordinate method transfer as required

BS or MS in related field of science (biomarker and/or bioanalysis)
At least 3 years work experience. Prior research experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry or academic research laboratory preferred.
Experience of biomarkers and/or bioanalysis of large molecules and oligonucleotide molecules.
Strong experience with analytical techniques such as ligand binding, immunoassays, PCR and flow cytometry.

If this sounds like an ideal opportunity for you then please apply online.

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