Senior Research Scientist  

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


Senior Research Scientist

Sector – Drug Discovery (Fibrosis)

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 driving target validation projects from initial target identification through to complete mechanistic studies with a focus on Fibrosis. This will include the provision of both strategic input and hands-on laboratory research.

Projects will involve development of in vitro assays for small molecular and genetic screens, mechanistic studies and target expression.

Suitable applicants will have:

  • Postdoctoral or industry experience in target validation for drug discovery.
  • Experience developing in vitro assays
  • Previous experience investigating pathways and building mechanistic understanding.
  • Experience with Fibrosis
  • Experienced with data analysis, data interpretation and presentation of results.
  • Ideally educated to PhD level within a relevant biological discipline or (equivalent industry experience)
  • Experience of protein homeostasis
  • Exceptional communication skills

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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