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Senior Biologist

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Northern Ireland
Closing date
18 Jun 2022

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Are you a PhD or MSc qualified biologist looking for your next move within discovery sciences?

We are currently looking for a Senior Biologist to join a global life sciences company based in Northern Ireland.

As the Senior Biologist you will work with a team of biologists within the Discovery R&D Team to support drug discovery projects


Your duties as the Senior Biologist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Take responsibility of delivery of key project experiments with a clear link to disease biology. You will support novel target identification and validation.

2. Assay development and disease biology modelling. Develop and validate biochemical and cellular assays for hit identification, hit profiling and lead optimisation. You will also develop and implement phenotypic assays for mechanism of action studies.

3. Work with biology related CROs and/or collaborators to deliver on key project objectives.

4. Champion and demonstrate pro-active behaviours in development of novel complex disease relevant model systems. You will work as part of multi disciplinary teams.

5. You will contribute to internal and external publications and documents including peer-reviewed papers, posters, etc.

6. Keep project stakeholders informed of recent developments. Represent the company externally at meetings and in discussion with collaborators.


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

1. PhD in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology (or similar), or MSc in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology (or similar) plus additional relevant experience.

2. Expertise in disease biology - could include oncology, immuno-oncology, metabolic disease etc. Any additional experience in drug discovery or development within a pharma or biotech company would be advantageous.

3. Laboratory experience with some or all of the following: cell based assays, solid tumour models, proliferation assays, apoptosis assays, cell cycle profiling, western blot analysis, FACS- based assays.

Key Words: Drug Discovery | Molecular Biology | Cell Biology | Oncology | Immuno-oncology

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
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Goldings Hill

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