Research Scientist – Biochemistry

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Vacancy summary

Vacancy summary

Reference: 09003

Job Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 26 March 2021

  • People centric organisation with a focus on excellence
  • Good location coupled with a modern working environment
  • Global biotechnology company

A global biotechnology company who are a market leader in their therapeutic area are looking for a Research Scientist - Biochemistry to join their team in Oxford.

This is a great opportunity to work for a pharmaceutical company who have created a centre of excellence and constantly focus on driving innovation and using cutting edge techniques in their science.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee biochemical assays such as binding and kinetic assessments whilst generating accurate and high-quality data
  • Participate in small molecule drug discovery by creating biochemical screening assays
  • Liaise with other teams to contribute to the creation of biochemical research projects


  • Educated to a PhD level in a Scientific area (ideally in biochemistry)
  • Previous laboratory experience working in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology sectors is highly advantageous
  • Proven background as a biochemistry scientist conducting biochemical assays
  • Excellent knowledge of assay QC parameters and key kinetic constants
  • Great understanding of assay and laboratory liquid handling technologies
  • Experience with data analysis software
  • Strong communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a team

Park Street People Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant UK legislation. We are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role.

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