Biochemical Assay Scientist

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£35000 to £38000 per annum
Posted
24 Jul 2018
Closes
21 Aug 2018
Ref
J562583
Contact
Haseena Mooncey
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Biochemical Assay Scientist (6 months) to join a leading company based in the Berkshire area. As the Biochemical Assay Scientist you will be responsible for developing and running biochemical screening assays for the discovery and characterisation of novel drug candidates.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the Biochemical Assay Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. As the Biochemical Assay Scientist, you will be responsible for screening and characterising novel antibodies and small molecules within the immunology / bone therapeutic area.

2. You will be working with basic molecular pharmacology, looking at competitive vs non-competitive inhibition and enzyme kinetics as the Biochemical Assay Scientist.

3. In your role as the Biochemical Assay Scientist, you will be working with fitting dose response data, IC50s, assay QC (such as Z prime or Z factor).

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

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

1. Relevant degree in a related BSc or MSc subject with industry experience or a PhD with some postdoctoral experience gained through industry or academia.

2. Proven industry experience working with plate readers, flourescence based technology and data analysis software.

Key Words: IC50s / Z prime / Z factor / Assay QC / flourescence / plate readers / data analysis / enzyme kinetics / non-competitive inhibition / competitive

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.

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