Based Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge. Salary dependent on experience
Cancer Research Technology (CRT), a wholly owned subsidiary of Cancer Research UK, is a vibrant drug discovery and commercialisation company which aims to advance new discoveries to beat cancer. To help achieve this goal CRT has its own drug discovery laboratories, CRTDL, based at locations in Central London and Cambridge.
CRTDL is dedicated to helping cancer patients through establishing and prosecuting theme-based alliances with industry. We collaborate with the academic community and our commercial partners to discover and develop novel cancer therapies. Our pioneering model has already resulted in cancer drug discovery alliances with major international partners including AstraZeneca, Forma Therapeutics and Teva Pharmaceuticals.
This laboratory-based position at senior scientist level is required within CRTDL’s Discovery Bioscience team.
This role will include performing in vitro assay development and compound profiling studies. The successful candidate will have proven experience of developing biochemical assays for compound profiling and a detailed knowledge of a broad range of assay technologies. An understanding of enzyme kinetics is highly desirable. The successful applicant will form an integral part of the CRTDL team working alongside our industry partners to progress novel cancer targets towards patient benefit.
The positions would suit either a PhD with a minimum of 3 years experience working in a drug discovery environment, or someone with a BSc/MSc with an equivalent level of experience.
The successful applicants will form an integral part of the CRTDL team working alongside our industry partners to progress novel cancer targets towards patient benefit. The roles require strong team players with excellent communication skills and an ability to interact with multi-disciplinary project and research leadership teams both internally and externally with our industry and academic collaborators. Strong organisation skills are required to independently and collaboratively deliver on specific project goals and deadlines.
To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter, quoting the reference number DBS015, by email to email@example.com specifying which role you are applying to.
Closing Date: Friday 30th January 2015
Please note that applications will only be accepted from candidates who have proof of their right to work in the UK.