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UCB global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry dedicated to the research, development and commercialization of innovative pharmaceutical and biotechnology products in the fields of central nervous system and immune and inflammatory disorders, is seeking two talented and experienced Scientists to join our Cellular Sciences (mechanism of action) group within the Immunology Therapeutic Area in our expanding Discovery Research Hubs in Slough (UK). As a Cellular Sciences scientist at UCB you will be responsible for investigating the mechanism of action of both small molecule and antibody candidates, which is vitally important for ensuring we develop more effective, safer drugs to treat human disease, and ultimately provide benefit to patients. You will be required to perform a range of cell based assays and previous experience of primary cell culture, single cell analysis, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, genomic/proteomic and high-content analysis would be desirable.
If you have a PhD in biological sciences, immunology or cellular pharmacology with a keen interest in cellular signalling, and experience of assessing receptor pharmacology, receptor proximal and downstream signalling we are looking forward to speaking with you. Candidates should have good interpersonal and communication skills, as this role requires you to work closely with other departmental functions, including chemistry, pharmacology and structural biology and project teams. Previous experience in the drug discovery industry would be advantageous. This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting company. In return, UCB is offering a competitive salary package, continuous professional and personal development training and career progression.