Senior Scientist - Assays & Disease Biology

Barrington James Ltd
£40, 000-50, 000
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job type: Permanent FTC

Location: South of England

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

My client is an emerging biotech which has an impressive immune-oncology pipeline, looking to become a household name in the production of biologics to battle cancer. They have been aggressively expanding over the last 12 months as they look to move towards manufacturing. Financially backed by a number of global pharmaceutical entities, this company is set to stay.

With a continually growing and diverse pipeline, my client is looking for an experienced assay scientist to aid and support their Haematology Therapeutic Area to expand their antibody discovery and characterisation capabilities. This is a lab based role for an ambitious and enthusiastic scientist and passionate about discovering break through drugs.

Responsibilities are to:

- Conceive, develop, qualify and execute a number of biochemical and biological assays that enable the antibody drug candidates
- Be involved in project meetings and intellectual input into company direction and discovery strategy
- Provide innovative solutions to enable the isolation of lead molecules based on biology current affairs and insight
- Support the in-house reagent generation and molecular biology for all projects
- Train, support and exchange knowledge with other team members

Qualifications and Skills Required:

- MSc/PhD in immunology and/or oncology related area
- Deep experience of biochemical and biological assay development and qualification, preferably in a drug development setting
- Capacity to develop and implement new methods based on the understanding and knowledge of biological principles
- A basic understanding and experience of molecular biology
- Strong knowledge of the drug discovery process
- Excellent publication track record
- Self-motivated, innovative, adaptable and able to prioritise appropriately

If this role sounds perfect for someone in your network, refer them to me, and if they are successfully placed you will receive £500 as a thank you.

To apply, please call Rob at Barrington James ************* email: ***************************