Research Scientist - new job in Cambridge, UK

Research Scientist
  • Competitive
  • Temporary
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK Cambridge Cambridgeshire UK CB21 6GP
Job Ref: J2166550
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 15 September 2022
SRG are a strategic recruitment partner to a global pharmaceutical company who are looking for Research Scientist to join the team in Cambridge.

SRG are a strategic recruitment partner to a global pharmaceutical company who are looking for Research Scientist to join the team in Cambridge.

The role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Oncology Bioscience group in Cambridge as a laboratory-based scientist. You will become part of a large team of Bioscientists and play a pivotal role in the delivery of robust and high-quality in vitro data to support drug discovery projects at all stages within the Oncology portfolio. You will have the opportunity to help drive projects forward, identifying and validating novel targets, determining the mechanism of action of new chemical series, and understanding drug resistance and novel combination opportunities for clinical candidates.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Deliver high quality in vitro data according to the study plan as agreed with the team leader or project supervisor
  • Provide expert interpretation of experimental data, identifying innovative solutions to problems and putting forward plans for further experiments
  • Communicate experimental data and key findings in a clear and concise manner to project teams
  • Generate and maintain clear electronic experimental records
  • Maintain an awareness of current developments in the literature to support projects, bring forward new target ideas or new technologies / assay methods
  • Actively drive personal development within Oncology Bioscience, independently identifying opportunities where relevant


  • Degree in cell biology, biochemistry, pharmacology or a related field and a PhD or 1-3 years equivalent relevant laboratory experience
  • Evidence of strong technical and experimental ability to deliver data from the lab
  • Expertise in mammalian cell line tissue culture techniques including cell line maintenance, transfection, transduction
  • Expertise in a range of in vitro cell based & mechanistic techniques and assays including cellular proliferation and survival assays, flow cytometry and high-content imaging
  • Expertise in a range of molecular biological techniques including molecular cloning, isolation and analysis of nucleic acids and proteins
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Positive and collaborative team player with willingness to improve and learn new skills
  • Passion for experimental work with a desire to pursue a career from the lab
  • Excellent understanding of cancer cell biology

12 months contract /(36.5h per week/ rate: £21.23 p/h

If this role is of interest to you, (or you know anyone who might be suitable), please click the link to apply or email your CV to Natalia Santoro at

15/10/2022 15:51:11
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Contact Consultant:
Natalia Santoro

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