Senior Research Scientist

Clinical Professionals Ltd
Closing date
3 Oct 2020

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R & D , Scientific
Full Time
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Scientific Professionals are looking for a Senior Research Scientist in the Cambridge Area. The successful person will form part of the Biochemical Assay Development Team.

Position: Senior Research Scientist

Location: Cambridge

Rates: 16 - 22 per hour

Employment type: 12 months

Working as part of the larger Discovery Sciences team, you will be focussed on advances in new medicine formats and drug discovery technologies across a number of therapeutic areas. You will be supporting projects across the drug discovery pipelines by developing and validating novel biochemical assays.


Develop biochemical assays for compound screening and mechanism-of-action studies to support oncology projects
Design, develop and validate assays (fluorescence, luminescence, mass spectrometry, biophysical)
Work alongside the High Throughput Screening and Mechanistic Biology & Profiling teams to ensure that assays are designed effectively
Implement work-plans and achieve objectives to agreed timelines
Contribute to projects through scientific meetings, presentations and authorship on peer-reviewed publications


PhD in Biology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry or related discipline
Experience in design, development, optimisation and validation of biochemical assays, with an understanding of the application of assays delivering mechanistic insights into compound mode of action
Cell Culture and Cell Assay development experience
Experience working in external collaborations

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively, please email a copy of your CV to If you require anymore information on this role, or any other role, please call Harrison on 07799908532.

Every member of our team is committed to delivering the highest level of service. This translates to offering consistent and exceptional service to each and every candidate we work with. Working in cooperation and partnership our aim is to build trust through consistent delivery, to keep our promises and to exceed expectations.

Our teams are experts in their pharmaceutical markets, both geographically and technically. As we fully understand each of the pharmaceutical sectors we work within, we can be flexible in our approach to matching candidate expectations, finding the right position in the best location. With coverage across nine European Markets via our Multilingual International hub in central London we can offer expert technical knowledge with local understanding.

Contact Us
  • 33 Blagrave Street
  • Reading
  • RG1 1PW
  • GB
  • 0118 959 4990
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