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Scientist - Cell Biology

Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

Research Assistant/ Scientist - Cell Biology

6-month assignment - Potential to be extended



SRG is delighted to be partnering with a Cambridge based biotech to support their search for a cell biologist to support their preclinical drug discover projects. This is fantastic opportunity to help establish a tissue culture facility and as part of the role you will be supporting the assay development and execution of high content screening assays.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establishing and maintaining the tissue culture facilities
  • Generation and maintenance of cell line banks
  • In vitro phenotypic, omic and biochemical assay development and data generation
  • Carrying out risk assessments for relevant activities and working within Lab, Health and Safety policies covering all aspects of laboratory work
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date electronic records and documentation
  • Working closely with data scientists to establish procedures for data utilisation

Ideal candidate:


  • BSc/MSc (or equivalent) in a biology-based discipline.
  • Experience working in a drug discovery environment evaluating drug pharmacology
  • Expertise in tissue culture
  • Experience in the development of cellular and biochemical assays suitable for evaluating relevant properties of drug molecules under development
  • Experience of validating biochemical and cellular assays to permit high-throughput screening of test compounds in 96 and 384 well formats


  • Previous experience with High content imaging assays such as cell painting assays
  • Experience with gene editing technologies (e.g. CRISPR-Cas9, siRNAs, etc),
  • Culturing of iPSCs

If you are interested in discussing the role further, then please reach out to me at / 02039379660

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: BBBH129329
  • Posted: 11th May 2023
  • Expires: 8th June 2023


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