Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Senior Scientist – Cancer Cell Biology


  • South East
  • £35,000 - £46,000
  • Life Science

About this job

Fantastic opportunity for a Cancer Cell Biology PhD graduate to contribute to early clinical oncology projects for a leading pharmaceutical organization based in the South East.


  • Develop complex human multi-cell type assays mimicking tumor stroma interactions in the cancer microenvironment.
  • Develop & carry out drug mechanism of action & functional investigation assays. Use generated data to identify clinically relevant biomarkers.
  • Drive project progression, review data and troubleshoot technical issues


  • Minimum of a PhD OR 4 years post graduate experience in Cancer Cell Biology
  • Expertise in the creation & application of complex human primary cell models (2D & 3D), specifically in the development of cancer microenvironment
  • Expertise in flow cytometry OR imaging based proliferation/ apoptosis assays & phosphor signaling.
  • Additional experience with molecular techniques RT-PCR, RNA isolation & plate-based assay platform such as ELISA/ MSD

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

Key Words: Biopharmaceutical, Biopharma, Biomarker, Ligand-binding Assay, LBA, Cell Culture, Primary Cell Models, 2D/ 3D models, Therapeutic, Oncology, Tumor Microenvironments, Development, Troubleshooting, Biochemistry, PhD, South East, Berkshire, Reading, Oxford, Slough, London, VRS6938CR

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