Senior Scientist

  • Salary: £28.09 per hour PAYE
  • REF Number: 00056655
  • Consultant: Stephen Lord
  • Contact: 01246 457738
  • Date Published: 22.02.2024
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Slough, Home Counties
  • Functional Expertise: Research & Development

CK Group are recruiting for a Senior Scientist to join a global pharmaceutical company, based in Slough on a contract basis for 12 months.


Hourly £28.09 per hour PAYE or £38.24 per hour Umbrella

Senior Scientist Role:

  • Supporting the progression of therapeutic molecules at all stages of research and clinical development.
  • To generate translational in vitro assays; to test novel therapeutics, investigate mechanisms of action and to identify novel therapeutic axes.
  • Enable identification of appropriate patient populations or sub-populations that would benefit from these therapeutic molecules.
  • Working with project teams, develop and design assays that reflect the biology of the target.
  • Using a range of scientific competencies, develop relevant assays for: screening, function; mechanism; target validation as appropriate.

Your Background:

  • Bachelors/masters in life science.
  • Able to apply experience with relevant technologies and associated software packages, including but not limited to: high-throuput and high-content platforms; automation and liquid handling; cytometry; imaging; histology; immunoassays; and relevant molecular biology techniques.
  • Depending on the requirements of the specified assay, working with primary human cells and tissues, including complying with HTA guidelines.
  • Comply with guidelines relating to data capture, monitoring and sharing, including but not limited to Biobook and Abase templates, the Antibody Data Mart and Spotfire.
  • For in vivo roles, being competent and skilled in performing techniques associated with relevant in vivo models of disease


Our client is a is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on creating value forpeople living with severe diseases in immunology and neurology now and into the future.


This role is based at our clients site in Slough.


For more information, or to apply for this Senior Scientist please contact theKey Accounts Team on 01438 870011 or email Please quote job reference 56655 in all correspondence.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK

Please note:

This role may be subject to a satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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