J4514BerkshireBiotechnology PermanentCompetitiveFull Time20/12/2017Biochemistry Biochemistry – Screening Cellular Biology & Molecular Biology Pharmacology Pharmacology – in vitro Pre Clinical Research
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We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a laboratory based Senior Molecular Pharmacologist to join a leading life sciences company based in the Berkshire area.
As the Senior Molecular Pharmacologist you will be responsible for carrying out laboratory based duties associated with receptor theory and enzyme pharmacology. You will apply quantitative pharmacology in both practical and theoretical settings.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Your duties as the Molecular Pharmacologist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:
A drive to influence project decision-making through data-driven pharmacological insight is critical. The role will require working across functional teams and with external partners. The successful candidate will provide core expertise within the Department, allowing extensive scope for scientific leadership and mentoring. The role offers opportunities for leadership in therapeutic and technology projects and a requirement for publication and continued development of external networks.
To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Molecular Pharmacologist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:
1. Relevant degree or PhD in a relevant life sciences based discipline, eg. Pharmacology, Immunology, Biochemistry etc. You will also require significant experience of in vitro pharmacology in a drug discovery setting, including expertise in fitting and interpreting data. The role demands high quality data generation backed by rigorous theoretical underpinning. You will also have the ability to use experimental design and data analysis to extract information such as affinities, rate constants, and mechanisms from equilibrium and pre-equilibrium assays.
2. Substantial experience of developing and validating biochemical and cellular assays, including mode of action, kinetics, biacore. This must be combined with an understanding of hit discovery and common faults and pit-falls that plague drug discovery campaigns.
3. You will have an established network in the in vitro pharmacology field, and have publications in the pharmacological literature.
Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.