Principal Scientist

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00047709
  • Consultant: Naynesh Mistry
  • Contact: 01246 457703
  • Date Published: 14.02.2020
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Location: Cambridge, Home Counties, London, South East
  • Discipline: Biotechnology

CK Science are recruiting for a Principal Scientist to join a world leader in drug discovery and development company based in Cambridge on a permanent basis.

The Company: This role is located in Cambridge and our client is a leading drug discovery and development who have received multi-million pounds worth of investment working in a number of therapeutic areas, including cancer, inflammation and neurodegeneration.

Benefits: Our client offers a competitive salary along with a contributory pension scheme and other excellent benefits.

The Role: The successful Principal Scientist will drive ongoing pharmacology studies towards candidate selection and define/execute PK/PD strategy in support of the clinical plan.

Other responsibilities of Principal Scientist:

  • Design and delivery of pharmacology/pharmacodynamics studies, with strong experience in experimental systems relevant to Parkinson's Disease and mitochondrial biology/function.
  • Design and oversight of in vitro/in vivo studies.
  • Management of ongoing and new/planned studies at both academic and contract research organisations.
  • Lead the translational biomarker strategy.

Your Background:

  • Ph.D. with relevant pharmaceutical industry experience.
  • Experience working in cross-functional and matrixed Research and Translational teams.
  • Experience in advancement of compounds through project milestones (i.e. candidate selection) as pharmacology line representative.
  • Established scientific reputation in the field of Parkinson's Disease (evidenced by publication track record).
  • Expertise in cell biology and genetics underlying neurodegenerative diseases, in particular Parkinson's Disease, and extensive knowledge of the drug discovery/development space in this area.

Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information please contact Naynesh Mistry on 01246 457703 or email nmistry@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference 47709 in all correspondence.

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