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Research Scientist - Target Identification and Validation - Cambridge

Cambridge Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 2112936

Research Scientist – Target Identification and Validation – Cambridge


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Research Scientist with a background target identification and validation to join a young, fast-growing biotech company based in Cambridge. The company have recently secured a large round of funding and it is an ideal time to be joining them as they look to double in size!


As a Research Scientist, you will contribute to cell and molecular biology advances for the development of the company’s target discovery platform, across a variety of exciting therapeutic areas.


Key responsibilities


- Develop in vitro cell-based assays to support target identification/validation projects and development of the drug discovery platform. 

- Contribute to the development of disease-relevant cell models across a range of therapeutic areas. -Design and perform studies to validate novel targets using genetic editing, and chemical biology approaches.

- Interpret experimental data, troubleshoot, and deliver high-quality data packages and reports.

-Scoping the industry to keep an up-to-date knowledge of emerging technologies

-Presenting data both internally and for external parties


Experience


- Ideally educated to PhD level, or equivalent industry experience

-Wide-ranging experience of mammalian cell culture, including cell model generation and assay development.

-Broad experience in cell biology techniques, including transfection, immunofluorescence microscopy and flow cytometry.

- Experience in CRISPR technologies for target identification and validation

- Experience in molecular biology techniques, including DNA extractions, primer design, PCR and RT-PCR.


If you are an enthusiastic Scientist who is looking to join a company with a wonderful culture and innovative science then please apply now. For more information please contact Lauren Gripton at Paramount Recruitment – 0121 616 3465 / lgripton@pararecruit.com


Keywords: Immunofluorescence | Microscopy | Biological | Biotech |Cells | Therapeutic | CRISPR | Mammalian | DNA | Molecular | Health | Disease | Cellular | Drugs | Research | Scientist | Cell Model

  

  

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