Senior Screening Scientist

Hobson Prior
Cambridge, England, Cambridgeshire
£25 - £26 per hour
Closing date
13 Oct 2020

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R & D , Scientific
Full Time
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Hobson Prior currently having an exciting opportunity for a Senior Screening Scientist to join a leading biopharmaceutical organisation who provide pioneering medicines to patients all over the world. You will join the Functional Genomics (FGX) team on a 12-month contract basis in Cambridge, with the possibility of extension.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for the delivery of pooled CRISPR screening.

Design, develop and implement experimental plans.

Contribute to the continuous improvement process by identifying opportunities where enhancements can be made.

Head up parts of scientific discipline within the team.

Contribute to projects and internal presentations at department or functional meetings.

Ensure compliance with local safety, health and environment policies.

Key Skills:

Excellent interpersonal skills.


Commitment to self-improvement and learning.

Working as part of a team as well as autonomously.

Prior contributions to scientific research.

Strong expertise in state of the art pooled CRISPR screening in complex cell backgrounds.

Practical experience of functional genomics in target discovery.


Educated to a minimum of degree level (BSc) with significant industry experience or PhD in Cell Biology/relevant discipline.

Experience in advanced molecular and cellular biology techniques applied to development of physiologically relevant cellular models.

Prior experience working in an industrial/pharmaceutical laboratory applying relevant molecular and cell biology techniques.

Apply now:

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Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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We identified them collaboratively – as a team – and so feel 100% invested in them. Together, we think they provide the best possible outcomes all who work with us.

Our standards are set high. We work to a rigorous set of processes to ensure that our conduct is professional, ethical and delivered with integrity at all times.

We are dedicated to finding the very best solutions for our clients and candidates, always going the extra mile to deliver measureable value.

We are guided by our experience and knowledge to provide the best possible service and support to our candidates, clients and colleagues. Our approach is consultative and collaborative.

We focus solely on our chosen market, developing expert consultants who know their industry in depth and specialise within it.

We find great candidates, developing relationships with them regardless of whether they are actively looking. This means we are able to provide both candidates and clients with unique opportunities.

Driven by results, we have plans to expand across different global regions and markets and have confidence in our ability to grow successfully through our core focus.

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  • 7-9 Church Rd
  • TN1 1HT
  • GB
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