Senior CNS Gene Regulation Scientist - Scotland

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Science and Research

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Bsc,Master of Science,phD

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United Kingdom,Scotland,Scotland,

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12 Jan, 2018

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Senior CNS Scientist- Gene Regulation - Scotland

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Senior CNS Scientist- Gene Regulation to join an innovative biotechnology company based in Scotland. Over the last 18 months the company have enjoyed a significant period of growth and have recently moved into new state-of-the-art laboratories, so it is an ideal time to be joining the team. Their pioneering technology has the potential to drive the biotechnology industry; particularly in cell & gene therapy forward, and could transform the entire sector.
As the Senior CNS Scientist you will join the team focused on synthetic promoter design. Working on both external and internal R&D projects key

-Scientific and technical leadership on projects in synthetic promoter design for CNS.
-Leading internal and external collaborations.
-Advising the CSO and management team on opportunities in CNS gene therapy.
-Contribution towards strategic development.
-Maintaining relevant documentation and record keeping.
-Ensuring a good level of lab management for control over scientific data, equipment and materials.

Essential skills:

To be considered for this position candidates must be educated to PhD level in a relevant scientific subject. This educational background will be coupled with substantial research experience and publication record in CNS gene regulation. Candidates will demonstrate a strong molecular background and may have covered areas such as signal transduction pathways, promotor design or transcription, within the CNS fields.

Desired skills:
-Experience with a variety of and molecular biology techniques, such as cloning, RT-PCR, transcription profiling, assay development.
-Experience in cell culture techniques (mammalian cell lines and/or primary cells)

Desirable Qualities:
-Good project management, including management of project delivery according to content, -timelines and budget
-Demonstrated leadership through actions and behaviours.
-Confident and clear presentation of data, verbally and through written reports
-Effectively manage own time/workload to meet project deliverables with minimal oversight

In return the company are offering a competitive salary package including a bonus scheme, pension and private medical insurance. To find out more about this superb opportunity please contact myself, Lauren Gripton, of Paramount Recruitment on

Keywords- CNS, central nervous system, molecular, cell therapy, cell therapies, cellular therapy, gene therapy, gene therapies, synthetic, PCR, transcription, cell biology, cellular biology, genomics, sequencing, scientist, epilepsy, neuroscience, neurosciences, alzheimers.

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Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU



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Pharmaceutical Recruitment



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+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
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