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Research Scientist (pharmacology) at VRS-UK

Research Scientist (pharmacology)

VRS-UK Reading, Berkshire, Berkshire Full Time
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Fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic PhD/ MSc graduate to join the Pharmacology department of a leading pharmaceutical organisation!

The successful candidate will focus on the development, optimisation, and interpretation of complex High-Throughput cellular screening assays. These assays will be designed to be relevant to targeting disease pathologies, mechanism of action studies, and/or for profiling both novel biological and chemical entities. The role will be lab based and requires a keen analytical mind. This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven Pharmacologist!


* Conduct target-based screening and mechanism of action studies for small molecule & antibody-based drug discovery projects supporting immunity & inflammation therapeutic areas

* Develop & conduct a range cellular ligand- receptor binding & fluorescent-based screening assays

* Drive project progression, review data and troubleshoot technical issues


* PhD (or MSc with significant experience) in Pharmacology, Biochemistry, or related degree

* Practical experience performing cell-based activity or binding assays e.g., flow cytometry, High Content Imaging and Analysis skills etc.

* Excellent assay development & troubleshooting experience

* An ability to effectively communicate & present scientific data

* Research experience in the area of Immunity & Inflammation is highly advantageous

Apply to VRS today!

Please note: this position is initially offered on a 12-month fixed term contract with realistic potential to extend.

Key Words: Pharmaceutical, Research, Biology, Pharmacology, In Vitro, Immunology, Immunity, Inflammation, Autoimmunue, Therapeutic, NCEs, NBEs, High-throughput Screening, Cell-based, Flow Cytometry, High Content Screening, Report Cell Assays, Cell Culture, Primary Cell Isolation, Cell lines, Cell Biology, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, London, Oxford, Reading Slough, VRS7361HB

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