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.
As a part of our growing High Throughput Screening Platform, we require two study coordinators to join our newly formed team and manage custom screening and platform development projects.
This is a key role where the successful candidate will be required to interact widely with acknowledged experts within and outside own discipline. The post-holder must therefore be able to think more broadly than the role and use this insight to challenge and adapt current approaches/ways of doing things.
CORE SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:
Experience in interpretation and handling of large screening datasets
High through-put/high content screening and interpretation of compound dose response data
Knowledge of combination science
Demonstrated ability to work in a BL-2 environment
Knowledge of lab information management systems (LIMS), acoustic dispensers, liquid handling and cell culture automation and plate readers
Data QC and analysis
Experience of working in an industrial setting
The ideal candidate will have have PhD with more than 2 years experience (or equivalent)
This is a lab-based role and candidates should be highly self-motivated, able to work to tight timelines and be comfortable working under pressure in an environment with shifting priorities. In addition you will 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