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Reference Number: JO-2007-452014
Senior Scientist – Bioscience
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Contract
Location: Cambridge

Senior Scientist – Bioscience
Cambridge
12 month Contract
Pay rate 30/hour

A global pharmaceutical business is looking to recruit a Senior Scientist within Bioscience to join their growing team in Cambridge. This individual will work within the Oncology Bioscience group and will be based within the laboratory working within the established team of bioscientists.

You will be involved in the delivery of robust and high quality ex vivo data to support drug discovery projects within the Oncology portfolio. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to biomarker discovery and development for early and clinical phase projects.

Main Responsibilities:
Delivering ex vivo pharmacodynamic data according to the study plan as agreed with the team leader or project supervisor designing, performing and interpreting pharmacodynamic tumour data from in vivo studies using RNA and protein profiling techniques eg western blotting, ELISA, qPCR
Providing expert interpretation of the data, identifying innovative solutions to problems and putting forward plans for further experiments
Communicating experimental data and key findings in a clear and concise manner to project teams
Generating and maintaining clear experimental records
Maintaining an awareness of current developments in the literature to support projects

Requirements:
PhD or 3 years of relevant industrial laboratory experience in pharmacology, in vivo, cell biology, biochemistry, or a related field
A strong background working in Oncology
Evidence of strong technical and experimental ability to deliver data from the lab
Strong communication and presentation skills
Passion for experimental work with a desire to pursue a career from the lab

Desirable:
Lab-based drug discovery experience in academic or pharmaceutical company setting
Understanding of in vivo study design.
An understanding of the drug discovery process

If this sounds like the ideal next role for you, please apply online. 

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