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Principal Scientist

Cheshire   •  Permanent, Full time


We are currently looking for a Principal Scientist to join a leading drug discovery CRO based in the Cheshire area. As the Principal Scientist you will be responsible for delivering cell-based and other in-vitro assays using multiple technologies to support the company's assay development and screening function, and will be responsible for mentoring and developing the pharmacology team.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the Principal Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Development and validation of screening technologies, cell-based assays and other in-vitro assays across multiple drug classes and using multiple technologies.

2. Define and implement in vitro pharmacology screening strategies from hit ID through to candidate selection, and interpret target-based and phenotypic screens.

3. Mentor and develop the junior pharmacology team on both a technical and personal development level. Additionally, you will ensure that studies are delivered ona timely basis to a high quality.

4. As the Principal Scientist, you will liaise closely with clients and provide solutions to expedite program delivery, quality and translational value.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Principal Scientist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant PhD degree in pharmacology, biochemistry, molecular biology or a related life science discipline.

2. Proven industry experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industries.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with translational in-vitro and cell-based assay design and screening strategies.

Key Words: cell based assay | assay development | assay design | assay validation | screening | CRO | pharma | biotech | in vitro assay | drug discovery | principal scientist | client | customer | molecular biology | mentor | supervise | biochemistry | pharmacology


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Hyper Recruitment Solutions
  • Contact: Jessica McLachlan
  • Phone: 0203 910 2980
  • Reference: J5633124
  • Posted: 17th March 2020
  • Expires: 14th April 2020

Hyper Recruitment Solutions

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