Cpl Life Sciences

Screening Scientist

24 Feb 2021
25 Mar 2021
Harrison Bailey
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Cpl are looking for a Scientist / Senior Scientist in the Cambridge Area to join a leading Biopharmaceutical organisation. The successful applicant will form part of the functional Genomics team as a Phenotypic Screening Scientist

Position: Senior Scientist Phenotypic Screening

Location: Cambridge

Salary: 20-24 p/h

Employment type: 12M FTC

Working as part of the larger Functional Genomics team, you will be playing an important role in enabling target discovery. You will be responsible for identification of novel target by screening cascades in primary cell types.


You will deliver expertise in cellular screening
Work in partnership with colleagues to characterise and triage lead compounds from phenotypic screens for target discovery
Generate quantitative data to identify and prioritise biological pathways
Contribute towards improvement of processes
Represent the department in internal meetings and during external collaborations
Using genome wide CRISPR libraries and protein/compound libraries
Identify novel drug targets from these phenotypic screening using a suite of molecular and cellular biology techniques including imaging approaches


PhD in Biology, Molecular or Cell Biology
Highly Proficient in Cell Biology techniques, including culture of complex / primary cell models (iPSC)
Experience with CRISPR is highly desirable
Experience in the development and execution of high throughput phenotypic screening workflows

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

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