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Research Scientist

Cambridgeshire   •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


CK Group are recruiting for a Research Scientist to join a company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Cambridge on a contract basis for 12 months.

Salary:
£160 PAYE / £175 UMB per day

Research Scientist Role:
? To be a lab-based scientist designing, developing and validating biochemical assays for implementation in drug discovery projects.
? To work in partnership with colleagues and teams to ensure that assays are designed optimally and implemented effectively.
? To implement work-plans over agreed timelines such that the objectives of the project are met, including delivery of more than one agreed area of work in parallel where appropriate.
? To be an effective member of Drug Discovery Project Teams, contributing ideas and using judgment and knowledge where appropriate to influence the work of the project.
? To maintain an awareness of current developments in the literature and contribute to the continuous improvement process by identifying opportunities in the workplace where improvements can be made.

Your Background:
? BSc/MSc degree with some relevant experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
? Experience in the design, development and validation of biochemical assays for compound profiling and screening applications; together with an understanding of the application of biochemical assays in delivering mechanistic insights into compound mode of action.
? Understanding of biochemical assay methods and technologies (for example fluorescence, luminescence, mass spectrometry and biophysical techniques) as applied to biological targets.
? Understanding of assay optimisation, including statistical tools such as factorial experimental design, to enable the generation of robust, reproducible and sensitive assays.

Company:
Our client is a global pharmaceutical company with a major presence in the UK. Their purpose is to deliver life-changing medicines and to do this they are completely science-led and like to share this with the scientific, healthcare and business communities within the UK.

Location:
This Research Scientist role will be based at our clients site in Cambridge.

Apply:
For more information, or to apply for this Research Scientist position please contact the Key Accounts Team on 01438 870011 or email pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk. Please quote reference 52642.
It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.


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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Julie Marshall
  • Phone: 01438 723 500
  • Reference: 52642
  • Posted: 12th January 2022
  • Expires: 9th February 2022

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