Senior Scientist (Bioscience)

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. United Kingdom
Cambridge, England
Posting date: 16 Jul 2020
This vacancy has now expired

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Oncology Bioscience group in Cambridge as a laboratory-based scientist. You will become part of a large team of bioscientists and play a pivotal role in the delivery of robust and high-quality ex vivo data to support drug discovery projects within the Oncology portfolio.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Delivering ex vivo pharmacodynamic data according to the study plan as agreed with the team leader or project supervisor designing, performing and interpreting pharmacodynamic tumour data from in vivo studies using RNA and protein profiling techniques eg western blotting, ELISA, qPCR
  • Providing expert interpretation of the data, identifying innovative solutions to problems and putting forward plans for further experiments
  • Communicating experimental data and key findings in a clear and concise manner to project teams
  • Generating and maintaining clear experimental records
  • Maintaining an awareness of current developments in the literature to support projects

Skills and Requirements

  • PhD or 3 years of relevant industrial laboratory experience in pharmacology, in vivo, cell biology, biochemistry, or a related field
  • Evidence of strong technical and experimental ability to deliver data from the lab
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Positive and collaborative team player with willingness to improve and learn new skills
  • Passion for experimental work with a desire to pursue a career from the lab
  • Understanding of in vivo study design.
  • An understanding of the drug discovery process

To Apply

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