Senior Scientist of Assay Development

Proclinical Staffing
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Closing date
30 Sep 2020

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R & D , Scientific
Full Time
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An excellent pharmaceutical company is looking for an experienced Senior Scientist to oversee Assay Development in Cambridge. This organisation is dedicated to creating a new class of drugs to treat cancer.

Job Responsibilities

    Develop and perform assays to characterise intracellular target protein degradation Develop assays and screen polyproxins for expression and specific degradation of target proteins Develop functional assay to demonstrate MOA of polyproxins Evaluate different polyproxin delivery methods in vitro Record experiments in lab books and databases Set up and manage projects with CROs Present scientific updates at project meetings and write regular scientific reports Complying with current health and safety codes of practice and quality initiatives

Skills and Qualifications

    Ph.D life sciences or equivalent experience. Industry experience is not essential but desirable. Laboratory skills in cell biology, transfection, luminescent and immunofluorescence assay development. Experience delivering protein/RNA/in vitro and/ or in vivo Experience within industry Assays development and running cell bioassays (reporter gene, IF and bioluminescent readout, ELISA) Screening candidate drug molecules for activity

We hope to hear from you soon.

At ProClinical we have one aim: to support life science companies in the many challenges they face while combatting unmet medical need worldwide.

Ageing populations, rare diseases, epidemics and the millions of patients without access to medication are just a few of the pressing issues that life science companies contend with. The industry is under increasing pressure to develop new and innovative ways to save and improve patients’ lives. 

ProClinical’s mission is to support their work by connecting life science companies with the highly skilled professionals they need to continue innovating. 

Internal recruitment and HR teams often struggle to continuously source skilled, experienced professionals to fill highly-specialised and niche roles. ProClinical combines a deep understanding of the industry with extensive candidate networks to provide both a technical and cultural fit for our life science partners.


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  • Eldon House
  • Eldon Street
  • EC2M 7LS
  • United Kingdom
  • 0800 988 4437
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