The successful applicant will be responsible for screening compounds in single point and IC50 biochemical fluorescence-based assays to support Mission projects and objectives. You will carry out evaluation of compounds in cellular target engagement and biomarker assays, as well as assay development and troubleshooting of biochemical and cellular assays.
You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, team environment and on multiple projects with constantly changing priorities and deadlines, be well organised, self-motivated and have excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
This role will be mainly laboratory based.
Key Responsibilities of the role will include
- Screening of compounds in single point and IC50 format using fluorescence-based biochemical assays to support Mission projects.
- Evaluation of compounds in cellular target engagement and biomarker assays.
- Assay development and troubleshooting of biochemical and cellular assays.
- Analysis, reporting and upload of data to databases and lab books.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
- A BSc or MSc in a life sciences subject ideally with biotechnology or pharmaceutical laboratory experience post qualification, or a PhD.
- Drug discovery experience is desirable
- Biochemical and cellular screening assays
- Assay development and troubleshooting
- Cell culture
- SDS-PAGE and Western blotting
- Strong computer/software skills for data entry and analysis
We offer a competitive salary along with a contributory pension scheme and other excellent benefits.
The closing date for applications is 17th December 2021, ideally with a start date in early 2022.
In order to comply with UK employment legislation, all applicants for positions at Mission must have the right to work in the UK. In the event that a job offer is made, you will be required to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK before you commence employment with Mission.
No agencies, thank you.