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 pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk. Please quote reference 51663.

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