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Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time



18 to 21

6 months

Cpl Life Sciences are recruiting for a Scientist to work for a company that for the past 120 years, has been making discoveries that have saved countless lives. But they have so much more to do. Their strategy sets out how theyll accelerate progress towards a better future.

As a Laboratory-based scientist you will be involved in the development of a range of cell-based assays for the identification and profiling of small molecules.


Characterise small molecules in cell-based assays such as proliferation, ELISA and gene reporter assays, including assay development and troubleshooting

Develop cell assays to be used for HTS and small molecule profiling

Work collaboratively within the Mechanistic Pharmacology team and interact with multi-disciplinary research teams both internally and with external collaborators

Interpret and summarise data for presentation to different audiences

Communicate effectively, with openness and respect for the opinions of others

Prioritise work according to project goals and take responsibility for the timely delivery of his/her objectives

Maintain accurate and up to date electronic laboratory notebook

Maintain assigned laboratory equipment and/or duties

Maintain safe and effective working practices

Maintain knowledge of developments in the field

Highly committed, enthusiastic and with a passion for learning


- PhD in a biological science or a BSc in a biological science and significant experience.

- Research experience in drug discovery.

- Experience in Cell culture techniques.

- Experience in Cell based assays such as: ELISA, proliferation, immunofluorescence etc.

- Ability and understanding working with small molecules.

- Automation experience.

If you are interested please apply or send your cv over to zuzanna.erber@cpl.com, please feel free to reach out if you would like more information about the role.

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Reference: JO-2205-492553
  • Posted: 13th May 2022
  • Expires: 10th June 2022

Cpl Life Sciences

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