Senior Scientist Biophysics

  • Salary: £22 PAYE or £25 per hour Umb
  • REF Number: 00051663
  • Consultant: Lucy Stendall
  • Contact: 01246 457725
  • Date Published: 15.09.2021
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Cambridge, East Anglia
  • Discipline: Physics

CK Group are recruiting for a Biophysics Senior Scientist to join a company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Cambridge on a contract basis for 12 months.

Salary: £22 PAYE or £25 per hour Umbrella

Biophysics Senior ScientistRole:

  • Collaborate with biochemical and cellular assay development scientists, protein scientists, structural biologists and chemists to create new E3 ligase ligands and protac molecules
  • Provide quantitative biophysical data on protein-ligand binding including affinity, kinetic and stoichiometric data to inform chemistry design and mechanistic understanding
  • Develop and run fragment screens providing high quality data to inform design of reversible and covalent leads
  • Validate and characterise hits from various screens (HTS, DNA-encoded library, virtual)
  • Learn and deploy new biophysical methods

Your Background:

  • PhD in biophysics or another relevant discipline
  • Experience in biophysical characterization of molecular interactions and mechanistic insights, using methods such as SPR, NMR, ITC, DSF, fluorescence-based, mass spectrometry and single-molecule methods.
  • A track record of peer-reviewed publications or patents.
  • Experience in drug discovery, preferably inthe pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry would be preferred but is not essential.

Company: Our client is a global pharmaceutical company with a major presence in the UK. Their purpose is 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 Biophysics Senior Scientist role will be based at our clients site in Cambridge.

Apply: For more information, please contact Lucy Stendall on 01246 457739 or email Please quote reference 51663.

We'll store this in session so if you're applying for multiple jobs today so you can use this as a base.

Read our privacy policy Cancel