Bioscientist - Assay Development

Bioscientist - Assay Development

VRS Recruitment | Scotland, Scotland, UK

Posted 2 days ago

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An ideal opportunity for a motivated bioscientist looking to progress their career in an expert, dynamic team focussed on drug discovery.

Your role will involve a close, client-led approach, working from hit identification to clinical candidates. Working in teams you will develop in vitro biological assays, driving high-throughput screening of compound libraries.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

- Plan and develop biochemical/physical assays

- Cultivating human cell lines

- Communicating with clients to understand the priorities of drug development projects

- Screening of compound libraries


- BSc/MSc/PhD in Pharmacology or Biochemistry (or related scientific discipline)

- Experience of working in drug discovery

- Experience of in vitro biochemical assay development and assay techniques (e.g. SPR, fluorescence)

Keywords: Pharmacology, Biochemistry, in vitro, CRO, Contract Research Organisation, Drug Discovery, Scotland, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Livingston, Wishaw, Lanark, Absorbance, luminescence, Fluorescence, FP, HTRF, Surface Plasmon Resonance, SPR

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