Assay Development Scientist

Industry Sector Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical
Location UK, South East
Salary Competitive


Assay Development Scientist


Location – Cambridge


12month Fixed Term Contract (FTC)


Our client is an early stage drug development company based in Cambridgeshire. They currently have a position available for an experienced Assay Development Scientist to join the company on an initial 12 month contract.


Working within the Assay Development and Screening Team within Discovery Biology, the role will include:


  • Screening compounds in single point and IC50 biochemical fluorescence-based assays
  • Evaluation of compounds in cellular target engagement
  • Assay development and troubleshooting of biochemical and cellular assays.


Suitable applicants will ideally be:


  • Experience working with the development of Biochemical and Cellular Screening Assays
  • Previous experience working within the Biotechnology or Pharmaceutical industry using assay development
  • Cell Culture experience
  • Familiarity with SDS Page and Western Blotting
  • Understanding of the drug discovery process
  • BSc or MSc in a relevant discipline (or equivalent industry experience)


In return, my client offers a competitive salary and an opportunity to work in an innovative company within the heart of the UK Science Sector.



I'm interested in this job

Please use the form provided to get in touch with us and we will respond as soon as possible.

Compulsory fields are in bold.

Your file must be in one of the following formats: pdf, doc, docx, rtf, txt and no larger than 2MB.

Job Search