Scientist/Senior Scientist - In Vitro Pharmacology

Job Title: Scientist/Senior Scientist - In Vitro Pharmacology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, England
Salary: Well paid
Start Date: 2019-09-16
Reference: BH-115838-1
Contact Name: Charles Leach
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 17, 2019 18:23

Job Description

Scientist/Senior Scientist: In Vitro Pharmacology – Biotech – Cambridge

Cell and molecular biology, focused on in vitro pharmacology is a crucial part of the drug discovery and development process to provide market access.  My client, a leading Biotech company focused on developing novel small molecular cancer therapeutics, are currently seeking the expertise of a Scientist/Senior Scientist: In Vitro Pharmacology to aid in the advancement of progressing their drugs to the clinic.

Scientist/Senior Scientist: In Vitro Pharmacology Key Responsibilities:

  • Employing excellent technical skills in cell and molecular biology techniques including Western blotting, Flow Cytometry, mammalian cell culture and viability assays
  • Technical skills in DNA damage and repair assays such as Comet assays, DNA fibre labelling and repair foci imaging is highly desirable
  • Deciphering meaning from complex in vitro pharmacology data using various IT tools
  • Supporting the transfer of assays to CROs for in-vivo and clinical studies
  • Maintaining an up-to-date understanding of cancer cell biology or DNA repair pathways
  • Ability to work independently in an organised and methodical fashion, and collaborating with colleagues across multiple drug discovery projects
Scientist/Senior Scientist: In Vitro Pharmacology Key Requirements:

  • PhD or equivalent in a life science subject
  • Excellent background knowledge and practical experience of molecular biology techniques listed
  • Experience of in vitro pharmacology or drug discovery is desirable
  • Experience working in an industrial setting is a distinct advantage
In return you can expect a generous salary, annual bonus, various other benefits as well as the opportunity to be involved closely in the development of an exciting pipeline of drug products and widen your experience in a number of methods.

If you feel you would be suitable, please apply now and Charles shall be in touch if successful.