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Takeda Cambridge is a drug discovery company specialising in identifying and validating innovative drug targets. Worldwide, Takeda develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products and strives towards better health for patients worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.
Associate Scientist (Reference: AS/CB_2012)
The successful candidate will have experience in primary culture, transfection and transduction of neurons and glia. Experience with assays of neurotoxicity and life cell imaging would be an advantage.
Research Scientist (Reference: RS/CB_2012)
The successful candidate should have experience in the culture of primary hepatocytes, pancreatic beta-cells or adipocytes, life cell imaging, and functional assays such as metabolic tracer studies, glucose uptake or cellular stress response.
Candidates should either be a graduate in pharmacology, physiology or a related discipline or a skilled technician with significant experience in these areas.
Candidates must be highly motivated and flexible scientists with the ability to multi-task. Good interpersonal skills are essential as you will be working closely with other members of key drug discovery programmes and with scientists from other disciplines/ global research sites in support of our research projects.
The company offers a competitive salary and flexible benefits package.
Please e-mail a covering letter, your c.v. quoting the appropriate job reference and the names of two referees to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: 10 August 2012