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Scientist Senior

Hertfordshire SG1   •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

CK Group are recruiting for a Scientist Senior to join a company in the healthcare industry at their site based in Stevenage on a contract basis for 8 months.
Our client is a global healthcare company, taking on some of the world\'s biggest healthcare challenges.

This Scientist Senior role will be based at our clients site in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

Up to £27.80 per hour Umbrella.

Scientist Senior Role:

  • Optimisation and application of CRISPR in primary human immune cells for the evaluation and validation of novel targets and cellular function. This will include the use of multiple-parameter flow cytometry and other cell-based assay techniques.
  • Investigation of the mechanism of action of small molecule inhibitors using gene expression techniques and phenotypic assays.
  • Contributing to project teams by generating strong data packages to support our programmers.
  • You will also be given the opportunity to represent the IRU and Company by attending relevant meetings.

Your Background:

  • BSc/MSc/PhD in Immunology, Molecular Biology or related field.
  • Experience in DNA extraction, PCR/primer design and generating samples for sequencing.
  • Expertise in gene editing and molecular biology techniques (CRISPR, Sanger sequencing, RNA isolation, RT-PCR analysis).
  • Significant expertise in cell culture techniques (isolation and culture of primary human cells) and in optimisation and execution of cell-based assays (phenotypic and mechanistic) to support validation of targets and pharmacological evaluation of compounds.
  • Hands-on experience in multi-parameter flow cytomety techniques for the characterisation of cellular responses.

For more information or to apply for this Scientist Senior position, please contact Dennis on 01438 870011 or email pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk, quoting job ref 51148.

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

Please note that the successful applicant will be required to engage via an FCSA-accredited and CK-approved umbrella company and the rate of pay indicated is an umbrella rate.

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

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Dennis Beltman
  • Phone: 01438 870027
  • Reference: 51148
  • Posted: 14th July 2021
  • Expires: 11th August 2021

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