Senior SPR / Biacore Scientist

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£30000 to £48000 per annum
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Ref
J3987
Contact
Georgia St John-Smith
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking for a SPR/Biacore Scientist to join a leading Life Sciences company based in the Berkshire area. As the SPR/Biacore Scientist you will be responsible for assay development, optimisation, execution and interpretation of in vitro SPR assays.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the SPR/Biacore Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Your work will support the identification and optimisation of molecules in early stage small molecule programmes; the execution of a range of primary and secondary in vitro studies aimed at the molecular characterization of these entities and application of novel technologies and techniques to enable prosecution of the best targets.

2. Develop and optimise SPR assays using your technical expertise in SPR and experience using biacore 4000.

3. Use fluorescent based biochemical cell-based assays for the design, development, optimisation and prosecutions of SPR assays.

4. You will work closely with the Structural Biology, Chemistry and Primary Pharmacology Departments so must be able to provide clear recommendations on scientific decisions and priorities.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the SPR/Biacore Scientist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Scientific Discipline (PhD desirable)

2. Proven industry experience in the Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Immunology, Drug Discovery area

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with developing and optimising SPR assays as well as interpretation or in vitro SPR assays.

Key Words: SPR / Invitro / bioacore 4000 / Assay Development / Life Sciences / Immunology / Structural Biology / Drug Discovery / Optimisation / Pharmacology / DMPK / NCD / Clinical / CRO / Pharmaceutical / Biochemical / Biophysical / cell-based assays

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.