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Principal Researcher

Hertfordshire AL10 9SN   •  Permanent, Full time

CK Science are recruiting for a Principal Researcher to join a company in the pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Hertfordshire on a permanent basis.

The Company:
Our client is a global Pharmaceutical company who place patients and their families at the forefront of everything they do.

The Location:
The role is based at our client's site in Hertfordshire which is commutable from many towns from Middlesex to Cambridgeshire. There are good road and public transport networks and London is easily reachable. Hertfordshire boasts many landmarks as well as beautiful countryside.

Principal Researcher Role:
The main purpose of the role will be to play a critical, laboratory-based role in the development and utilisation of enzymatic and complex cell-based assays for drug identification, pharmacological profiling and compound mechanism-of-action determination, as part of a global, multidisciplinary drug discovery project team.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Experimental design and implementation, including interpretation and presentation of data for drug development progression.
  • Developing and validating complex cell-based assay systems and analytical approaches.
  • Working closely with project biologists and medicinal chemists to provide high quality hit identification, structure activity relationship and mechanism-of-action data.
  • Managing external studies to utilise external expertise/resource to complement internal activities.
  • Presenting concepts, data and approaches to internal and external parties.

Your Background:
In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Educated to Bachelors/Masters level with appropriate laboratory experience in a Life Science discipline.
  • Laboratory based experience within the pharmaceutical/biotech/CRO sectors is highly desirable.
  • Hands-on working knowledge of a wide range of in vitro biochemical and cellular and molecular techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience of developing cell-based in vitro systems to assess complex pharmacology.
  • The ability to design, schedule, execute and interpret experimental studies using complex biological systems, e.g. iPSC neuronal cell systems, for compound mechanism-of-action studies.

For more information or to apply for this Principal Researcher position, please contact James Horne on 0191 384 8905 or email jhorne@ckscience.co.uk, quoting job ref 48551.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: James Horne
  • Phone: 0191 384 8905
  • Reference: 48551
  • Updated: 20th July 2020
  • Expires: 17th August 2020

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