Senior Scientist (14 months maternity cover)
Horizon is a leading life science company that delivers science-driven research solutions advancing the understanding of the genetic basis of disease and the delivery of better healthcare outcomes for patients. We act as a discovery partner for leading pharma and biotech companies worldwide, have thriving internal research programs and supply research and validation tools to organisations engaged in genomics research and the development of personalised medicines.
We are looking to recruit an experienced cell and molecular biologist to work as part of our Therapeutics Research and Development Team focused on target ID, target validation and translational research to support drug discovery programmes throughout the pre-clinical process.
CORE SKILLS REQUIRED:
The ideal applicant will have a PhD plus at least 2 years’ postdoctoral experience in cell biology, biochemistry or genetics. This is a lab-based role and candidates should be highly self-motivated and able to work to tight timelines.
You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, team environment and on multiple projects with constantly changing priorities and deadlines, be well organized, self-motivated and have excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
In return we offer a varied and interesting working environment and we are focused on recognition and empowerment of our scientists and operational teams and a competitive salary and benefits package, including:
Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
Medical, Health & Life Insurances
Employee share purchase plan (Sharesave)
25 days annual leave
One paid working day each year for volunteering