Associate Scientist - In Vitro Screening Assays

Job Ref: J25197
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 26 January 2018

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Job title: Associate Scientist - Cell-based Assays

Location: Cambridge

Type: Part-time

Salary & Benefits: Dependent on experience

SRG are currently working with a global leader in therapeutic Biologics & Biotechnology who are looking for an experienced Cell-based Assay Analyst to join their R&D team on a part-time basis.

Working within a specialist team, the successful individual will design and develop a number of screening in-vitro assays to support lead identification for novel therapeutic treatments in the field of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease research.

The vacancy is part-time for 2 days per week (15 hours), based in Cambridgeshire.

Main responsibilities:

- Design, execution and analysis of in vitro assays

- Cellular screening support in Lead Isolation and Lead Optimisation for Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease research

- To communicate results, conclusions and recommendations within multi-disciplinary teams

- To record data accurately within lab books and databases.

Key Requirements:

- Degree qualified in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a related discipline

- Proven experience in cell-based binding and signalling assays

- Experience in assay technologies such as HTRF, MSD, fluorescence assays, ELISA or Gyrolab

- Ability to execute & analyse experiments independently

- Strong oral & written communication skills.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively email a copy of your CV . For more information regarding this position, please call Rachel Ellis on 0161 868 2235.

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Keywords: cell-based assay, cell signalling assay, receptor binding, in vitro assays.

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