Job title: Principal Scientist, Histology
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £60,000.00
Job published: 2019-07-10
Job ID: 32350
Contact name: Sam Jackson
Contact email: sam.jackson@harrisonfrazer.com

Job Description

Harrison Frazer are currently partnered with a rapidly expanding Contract Research Organisation, based in Edinburgh. The position is a Principal Scientist in the Histology focus area of the company.

An ideal candidate would be one who relishes combining aspects of leadership, project management, R&D and business development.

Responsibilities  

  • Primary point of contact for the Histology team, providing scientific oversight, delivering guidance on experimental design, through to technical delivery where required.
  • Leadership role in terms of group project planning, coordination and resource management.
  • Line management of Senior Scientists, delegation of project tasks across the team to ensure accurate and timely delivery of client data and reports.
  • Taking a lead role in facilitating the optimisation of new markers, multiplex panels, new technologies, based on client demand and analysis of the competitive landscape.
  • Where appropriate, providing training to others in the team.
  • Taking an active role in nurturing new and expanding existing client relationships.
  • Presenting the company’s histology capabilities in an authoritative and engaging manner, in face-to-face meetings and by teleconferencing.
  • Attending scientific and trade conferences to deliver oral presentations and posters and to assist in fielding enquiries to capture new commercial opportunities.

 

Requirements

  • PhD desirable, with > 5 years post-doctoral experience or equivalent tenure in a CRO/Pharma/Biotech setting.
  • Evidence of a strong conceptual understanding of the field.
  • Previous experience of Pharma/Biotech drug discovery or contract research desirable.
  • Strong verbal communication skills, participating in client and lab discussions and conference presentations.
  • Demonstrable relevant laboratory experience.
  • Supervisory management experience desirable.

If you are interested in this position, and would like to receive further information, then please reach out to sam.jackson@harrisonfrazer.com

Due to the vast number of applications received, we regret to inform that we will only be in touch with successful candidates. Apply in confidence.