Senior Research Scientist  

Industry Sector Pharmaceutical
Salary Competitive


Senior Research Scientist  


Sector – Drug Discovery


Location – Cambridge


Our client is a Cambridgeshire based Drug Discovery company who specialise in the development of treatments for cancer, neurodegenerative and other diseases.  An opportunity has become available for a Senior Scientist to join the company on a permanent basis to support with discovery research.


The role:


Working within a small research team you will be responsible for developing the understanding of target biology to support drug discovery projects. Key responsibilities will include:

·         Development and running of in vitro assays for the identification of protein interactors and substrates.

·         Identification of biological pathways

·         Validating target expression and localisation in cells & tissues.

·         Protein expression and purification


Suitable applicants will have:


·         Postdoctoral or industry experience in target validation for drug discovery.

·         Experience developing in vitro assays

·         MSc, PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant biochemical discipline

·         Experience in neurodegeneration models would be desirable

·         Experience in ubiquitin field would be advantageous


The Package:


In return, my client offers the opportunity to work within a dynamic research team in an exciting area of drug discovery. Salary package will be competitive and dependent on experience.

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