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Associate Principal Scientist - Cell Based Assays

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
18 Aug 2022

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HRS are currently looking for a highly motivated Associate Principal Scientist - Cell Based Assays to join a leading Life Sciences organisation based in Berkshire (commutable from London). As the Associate Principal Scientist- Cell Based Assays, you will be part of the Research and Development Team and drive innovation. In this role you will be responsible for developing brand new cell based assays using state of the art instrumentation!

This is a great opportunity for a scientist with strong cell based experience that is looking for their next step in their career. You will be the person that thinks out of the box and keen to bring new ideas.


Your duties as a Associate Principal Scientist - Cell Based Assays will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be leading the development of cell based assays from scratch.

2. You will take ownership of projects and drive those to ensure they are successful and completed within the time frames. You will mentor junior members of the team.

3. You will ensure to keep your knowledge of cell based assays up to date.

4. You will be involved in non-lab activities such as, data analysis, report writing, internal and external stakeholder management, internal collaborations and more.


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

1. A relevant degree in a life science subject such as Cell Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry is required. A PhD is advantageous.

2. Proven academic or industry experience in a life science laboratory performing cell-based assays is necessary.

3. You will have experience leading projects and mentor junior scientists.

Key Words: Principal Scientist / R&D / Research and Development / Innovation / End Point Cell Based Assays / HTS / Automation / Cell-Based / Berkshire


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
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0203 910 2980
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