Assay Scientist

  • Salary: £22,000 - £27,000
  • REF Number: 00051246
  • Consultant: Natasha Young
  • Contact: 01246 457739
  • Date Published: 30.07.2021
  • Closed Date: 13.08.2021
  • Sector:
  • Location: Cambridge, East Anglia
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CK Group are recruiting for an Assay Scientist to join a company in the biotech industry at their site based in Cambridge on a permanent basis.

Company: Our client is a global pharmaceutical company with a major presence in the UK. Their purposeis to deliver life-changing medicines and to do this they are completely science-led and like to share this with the scientific, healthcare and business communities within the UK.

Location: This Assay Scientist role will be based at our clientssite in Cambridge with some home working available.


  • 22,000 - £27,000 and a generous benefits package.

Assay Scientist Role:

  • Planning and executing of plate-based in vitro assays, including compound screening using fluorescence-based biochemical assays.
  • Assay development and troubleshooting of biochemical assays.
  • Integrating different projects to support the broader Assay team.
  • Presenting results to the broader drug discovery team members and management.

Your Background:

  • BSc or MSc in Life Sciences, ideally with industry laboratory experience post qualification.
  • Biochemical assay development and optimization experience within drug discovery environment, highly desirable.
  • Excellent team player, highly self-motivated and actively seeking to learn and develop.
  • Any experience of protein expression (E.coli or mammalian) and purification using commonly used chromatography systems would be an advantage.

Apply: For more information or to apply for this Assay Scientist position, please contact the Natasha on 01246 457739 or email, quoting job ref 51246.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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