Senior Research Scientist

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  3. United Kingdom
Cambridge, England
Posting date: 02 Mar 2021

Proclinical is in search for a talented Senior Research Scientist in England. There is an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a lab-based scientist and be part of a scientifically vibrant and driven department. Applying your knowledge and expertise in cell biology you will work closely with therapeutic area colleagues to design and implement target discovery screens.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lab-based scientist, delivering expertise in cellular screening, while working in partnership with colleagues to characterise and triage lead compounds from phenotypic screens for target discovery.
  • Generate quantitative data to identify and prioritise biological pathways for target validation.
  • Maintain awareness of current developments in the literature and contribute to continuous improvement of techniques and processes.
  • Represent the department and achieve scientific visibility through project contributions and presentations at internal meetings, as well as external collaborations, conference presentations and peer-reviewed publications.

Skills and Requirements

  • Ph.D in Biology, Molecular or Cell biology, Pharmacology or related discipline, or a BSc/MSc
  • Highly proficient in cell biology techniques including culture of complex/primary cell models (eg IPSC), reagent delivery by electroporation or transfection
  • Significant experience in the development and execution of medium/high throughput phenotypic screening workflows and their associated automation components, associated end point assays (including high-content image analysis) and data analysis.
  • An enthusiastic self-starter with first rate problem solving skills, coupled with tenacity and attention to detail to see decisions through, even in situations of ambiguity.

To Apply

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