Senior Scientist – Biomarker Discovery (9 month FTC)

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

Description

Senior Scientist – Biomarker Discovery  (9 month FTC)

 

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 become available for a Senior Scientist to join the company on an initial 9-month fixed term contract.

 

The role:

 

Working within a small research team you will be responsible for research within cellular, molecular and genetic mechanisms for effective biomarker identification.

·        Design and development of in vitro assays

·        Development, characterisation and validation of Biomarker assays

·        Identification of biological pathways

·        Evaluate cellular and molecular mechanisms to further understand target biology mechanistics

·        Contribute to biomarker strategy and clinical protocol

 

Suitable applicants will have:

 

·        Significant experience with biomarker discovery

·        Experienced in biomarker assay development and validation 

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

·        Experience researching and investigating biological mechanisms and disease related pathways

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

·        Experience working with human biospecimens

·        Strong knowledge and practical experience with ELISA, western blotting, flow cytometry, qPCR

 

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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