Principal Scientist – Translational Sciences

Industry Sector Pharmaceutical
Location UK, South East
Salary Competitive


Principal Scientist – Translational Sciences


Sector – Drug Discovery


Location – Cambridge


Our client is a Cambridgeshire based Drug Discovery company who specialise in the development of treatments for neurodegenerative, mitochondrial and other diseases.  An opportunity has now become available for a Principal Scientist to join the company supporting with the CNS Translational strategy for pipeline projects.


The role:

As a Principle Scientist you will be responsible for:

·      Identification of relevant target markers based on mechanism and CNS disease understanding

·      Design and develop in vivo target engagement, pharmacodynamics and relevant marker studies

·      Interpret and analyse data using appropriate statistical programs

·      Provide further input into relevant disease areas, Parkinsons and neurodegenerative diseases.


Suitable applicants:

·      Educated to PhD level in Neurology or Neuroscience with additional industry experience

·      Previous experience in identification and study of significant translational markers in CNS area.

·      Previous experience with Mitochondrial dysfunction, protein mis-folding, cellular proteostasis mechanisms and neuroinflammation.

·      Experience working within a research and translational team

·      Publications record within relevant translational fields – Parkinsons or other neurodegenerative fields

·      Experience in In Vivo models and In Vivo studies.


In return, my client offers a competitive salary package with attractive benefits.

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