Senior Assay Development Scientist

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    Cheshire East

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    Highly Competitive

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    Peter Rowland

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    about 1 month ago

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We are currently looking for a Senior Assay Development Scientist to join a leading pharmaceutical research company in Cheshire.


The role:

As a Senior Assay Development Scientist you will work on a range of drug discovery projects across different therapeutic areas developing novel Cell Based Assays and Biochemical Assays.


Responsibilities include:


  • Support and lead research projects covering a range of disciplines including enzymology, cell biology and pharmacology.
  • Design and develop cell based assays and biochemical assays (Eg: Fluorescence/FRET, fluorescence polarisation, LC-MS, alphaLISA assays, phenotypic assays, proliferation assays, ELISA, western blots)
  • Interpret complex biological datasets to progress drug discovery projects.
  • Present data and project reports.



Ideal candidates:

Will be PhD qualified in a Life Sciences subject such as Pharmacology or Biochemistry and have experience in developing Cell Based, Biochemical Assays or Biophysical assays. You will have knowledge and/ or experience in a range of bioscience disciplines such as enzymology, biophysics, cell biology or pharmacology.




The company is rapidly growing and offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, which includes, a bonus scheme, a competitive pension scheme, private medical insurance and relocation allowance.

The company is passionate about the development and training of their staff and offers plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.





If you are interested in applying or finding out further information, please send your CV to Peter at Rowland Talent Solutions.




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