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Senior Scientist

Location: Cambridgeshire Salary: £25 - £30 per hour
Sector: Pharmaceuticals, Client Delivery, Life Sciences Type: Contract
Contact: Zak Mendoza Job Published: 11 days ago

Senior Scientist

Senior Scientist required for highly reputable Pharmaceutical organisation based in the Cambridgeshire area. The Senior Scientist will have a background of working with blood; isolating and culture of cells and cell screening + imaging (CRISPR), with extensive exposure to working with immunology cell cultures, development and execution of immune cell assays, ideally in miniaturised plate-based formats and using high content/FACs based endpoints.

The successful Senior Scientist will be educated to degree level in subjects such as Biology or Immunology, has essential experience in T cells with T regs experience being hugely desirable.

Some of the main duties of the Senior Scientist will include:

  • Lab-based scientist, delivering expertise in immunology cellular screening, working in partnership with colleagues across the company to build screening capabilities and deliver target ID screens.
  • Generate quantitative data to identify and prioritise biological pathways for target validation.
  • Maintain awareness of current developments in the literature and contribute to continuous improvement of techniques and processes.
  • Represent the department and achieve scientific visibility through project contributions and presentations at internal meetings, as well as external collaborations, conference presentations and peer-reviewed publications.

What experience you need to be the successful Senior Scientist:

  • PhD in Biology, Molecular or Cell biology, Immunology or related discipline, or a BSc/MSc
  • Highly proficient in mammalian cell biology techniques including the isolation and culture of primary immune cells.
  • Excellent teamworking, communication and networking skills with experience of interacting effectively across discipline/culture/expertise.
  • Experience of arrayed or pooled CRISPR screening highly desirable
  • Experience working with automation
  • Experience of NGS readouts

This really is an incredible opportunity for a Senior Scientist to progress their career with a progressive Pharma organisation. If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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