Team Leader - Functional Genomics (Drug Discovery)

Job Ref: J24953
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 11 January 2018
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • Ashley Poulter
  • 01223 234768

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Principal Scientist/Team Leader - Functional Genomics (Drug Discovery)

Role Type: Permanent

Salary: DOE

Work Area: Drug Discovery

Start Date: ASAP

My client is a leader in drug discovery and development based in Cambridgeshire, specialising in small drug molecule discovery utilising a novel screening system. They have a pipeline of novel molecules at various stages of the drug discovery process.

Their group is seeking a team leader to drive the in-house screening platform and target validation programs. The candidate will be experienced in functional genomic screening, managing multiple projects, and the ability to make sound scientific judgements.

Responsibilities of the role include:

- Plan, develop, and manage screening and hit validation experiments to meet the needs of internal and external programs.

- Provide effective line management for a multi-disciplinary team to ensure projects are completed in a timely and effective manner.

- Liaise with management to develop future strategic plans for the company and workflow based on available and predicted resources.

- Prepare and present reports on programme status and progress.

The ideal candidate will have:

-BSc-minimum or equivalent with extensive post-graduate experience in molecular biology, target discovery/validation, and functional genomics.

-Experience in Mammalian Cell Culture

-Significant experience in project managing multiple drug discovery projects.

- Strong team-work skills, communication skills and excellent attention to detail.

- Skills in protein expression and purification are a bonus

If this sounds like you, please apply online or contact Ashley Poulter on 01223 234 768 for further details.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.