Assay Scientist – Cambridge
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assay DevelopmentScientist to join a leading and expanding life sciences company based in Cambridge. As an organisation they are developing a cutting-edge technology for a strong therapeutic product pipeline within oncology and inflammatory diseases. With recent highly successful milestones reached and exciting collaborations formed, it is an ideal time to be joining them.
Reporting into the Head of Assay Development you will set up and develop a range of cell based and binding assays to support the companies cell biology needs, and the screening and characterisation of lead molecules. Key responsibilities will include-
-Designing, developing and validating assays including elisa, receptor binding and cell based assays.
-Performing routine assays to set deadlines including cell-based assays and also cell line analysis.
-Performing functional cell assays (proliferation, apoptosis, cell signalling, cytokine etc)
-Assisting with the validation and development of assays including HPLC, receptor binding, SDS-page, elisa, western blot.
-Maintaining mammalian cell lines.
-Presenting work during internal meetings and drafting up reports.
To be considered for this opportunity you must be educated to minimum of BSc level. This educational background will be coupled with 2 years+ experience of developing assays including- target binding assays, phenotypic assays and cell based assays (HTRF, RBA, elisa, cell proliferation, phosphorylation, flow cytometry etc). You must have experience of screening and characterising protein fragment technologies or antibodies for therapeutic applications. Experience of working with and maintaining primary cell lines is essential.
This is a superb opportunity to join a leading therapeutics company and in return they are offering a competitive salary and benefits package. For further information on this fantastic opportunity please contact myself, Lauren Gripton, at Paramount Recruitment, on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Job Reference: Lg45464_1537977212
Broadcast As: 196
Salary To: Negotiable
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Job Industry: Biotech
Job Specialism: Science R and D
Recruitment Consultant: Lauren Gripton