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Principal Scientist - Translational Biology

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Closing date
16 Oct 2021

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Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are currently looking for a Principal Scientist - Translational to join a leading Biotherapeutic company focusing on developing vital therapies targeting Fibroblasts. This exciting start-up is based in the Cambridge area is looking for an experienced Translational Scientist, ideally with some knowledge and interest in Inflammation and Oncology, to join and lead their Translational team focused n supporting Target Validation and the Translation of their preclinical pipeline into the clinic.

As the Principal Scientist - Translational you will be responsible for defining Biomarker strategy and managing both internal and external studies.


Your duties as the Principal Scientist - Translational will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Define the Biomarker strategy and implement early Biomarker Assays to demonstrate Target Inhibition.

2. Identify and Collaborate with CROs and and academic groups to enable patient tissue access and study support including but not limited to IHC, RNAScope and MSD.

3. Lead and ensure compliance with the ethical and legal regulatory boards including Human Tissue Act Licence.

4. Design, implement and analyse functional studies and present findings both internally and externally.


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

1. Relevant PhD in Cell Biology or Pharmacology where you have also worked in a Drug Discovery environment.

2. Proven industry experience in a Translational setting bring with you a strong understanding of Biomarkers and Bioanalysis. Experience with Primary tissue and sample management and regulations.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with characterisation techniques such as Nanostring, MSD, RNAScope.

4. Ability to collaborate internally and externally.

Key Words: Translational | PreClinical | Target Validation | Primary Tissue | Human Samples | HTA | Cell Biology | Biomarker | Bioanalysis | Translational Biomarkers

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.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill
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