SPR/Biacore Research Scientist

Experience dependant
15 Feb 2019
15 Mar 2019
Aliyah Iheanacho
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a SPR/Biacore Research Scientist to join the Biophysical Techniques team within a leading Biopharmaceutical company based in the Berkshire area. As the SPR/Biacore Research Scientist you will be responsible for assay development, optimisation, execution and interpretation of in vitro SPR assays.


Your duties as the SPR/Biacore Research 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.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the SPR/Biacore Research 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 Science, Immunology or Drug Discovery field

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with developing and optimising SPR assays and Biophysical techniques

Key Words: SPR / Biacore / Assay Development / Biophysics / Drug Discovery / Optimisation / Immunology / Molecular Biology / Pharmaceutical / Biopharmaceutical / Biology / Biochemical / Protein / Small Molecule / Molecular Interactions / DPMK / Purification / Neurology / Cell-based Assay

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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