Marketplace Technical

Client Services Research Leader

Cambridgeshire, Cambridge, England
27 Apr 2021
11 May 2021
Andrew Williams
R & D
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

Leading Cambridge based Contract Research Organisation seeks an experienced Client Services Research Leader.

Candidates should ideally have experience conventional and/or automated patch clamp electrophysiology, a strong background in ion channel research and some management and/or project management experience.

Duties may include the following:

  • Working closely with Senior Management Team to plan, execute and deliver customer research contracts to quality standards.
  • Performing hands on electrophysiology experiments for client research programmes.
  • Provision of technical expertise and mentoring of junior laboratory staff.
  • Creation of study protocols and accurate documentation of study results.
  • Presentation of results at team and client meetings, plus providing recommendations for future strategy.
  • Ability to work in a cooperative team environment and willingness to adopt and champion company values.
  • Monitoring new scientific technologies and developments that may wish to adopt for use in client research programmes.

Skills and experience:

  • Experience of conventional or automated patch clamp electrophysiology.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of ion channel biophysics and pharmacology.
  • Experience with leading scientific research teams, developing and implementing experimental research plans.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to record and maintain accurate written records.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, time management, organisational and written/ oral communication skills.
  • PhD in Lifesciences with at least three years' experience of laboratory research experience. BSc or MSc with at least five years of laboratory research experience.
  • Customer liaison
  • Experience of working in a busy industrial/commercial laboratory environment.
  • Line management experience, especially with respect to developing a team.

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