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Senior Biologist

Experience Dependent
Job Reference: J5636388
Updated On: 19/05/2022
Status: Now Interviewing
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Cell & Gene Therapy, Animal Health, Science, Drug Discovery

Skills: Life Sciences - Cellular Biology, Life Sciences - Molecular Biology, Life Sciences - New PhD, Life Sciences - Bioassay, Life Sciences - Immunoassay, Life Sciences - Immunohistochemistry, Life Sciences - Assay Development, Life Sciences - Expression, Life Sciences - Cell Culture, Life Sciences - Assay Validation, Life Sciences - Immunology, Life Sciences - Biomarkers, Life Sciences - Structural Biology

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Role Overview

Are you a PhD or MSc qualified biologist looking for your next move within discovery sciences?

We are currently looking for a Senior Biologist to join a global life sciences company based in Northern Ireland.

As the Senior Biologist you will work with a team of biologists within the Discovery R&D Team to support drug discovery projects

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Senior Biologist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Take responsibility of delivery of key project experiments with a clear link to disease biology. You will support novel target identification and validation.

2. Assay development and disease biology modelling. Develop and validate biochemical and cellular assays for hit identification, hit profiling and lead optimisation. You will also develop and implement phenotypic assays for mechanism of action studies.

3. Work with biology related CROs and/or collaborators to deliver on key project objectives.

4. Champion and demonstrate pro-active behaviours in development of novel complex disease relevant model systems. You will work as part of multi disciplinary teams.

5. You will contribute to internal and external publications and documents including peer-reviewed papers, posters, etc.

6. Keep project stakeholders informed of recent developments. Represent the company externally at meetings and in discussion with collaborators.

Role Requirements

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Biologist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. PhD in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology (or similar), or MSc in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology (or similar) plus additional relevant experience.

2. Expertise in disease biology - could include oncology, immuno-oncology, metabolic disease etc. Any additional experience in drug discovery or development within a pharma or biotech company would be advantageous.

3. Laboratory experience with some or all of the following: cell based assays, solid tumour models, proliferation assays, apoptosis assays, cell cycle profiling, western blot analysis, FACS- based assays.
Eve Hegarty
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