Job Title: Senior Scientist: Neuroscience

Posted: 2019-10-03 14:13:20

Entrust People are working with a pre-clinical CRO client based in Edinburgh that have a requirement for a Senior Neuroscientist to join their team.

Experience with mass spectrometry and hands on with analytical techniques, your role will require a customer centric approach. You will be conducting experiments and leading the scientists in your team.


  • Actively interrogating scientific literature to understand relevant therapeutic targets in the area as necessary for individual projects.

  • Line management of Scientists, delegation of project tasks across the team to ensure accurate and timely delivery of client data

  • Apply knowledge of molecular and cellular biology, protein biochemistry and functional neuroscience to develop, validate and run assays, chosen based on analysis of client demand and competitive landscape.

  • Supervising & mentoring junior members and team workflow

Looking for:

  • Life science degree, PhD an advantage (ideally within the Neuroscience field) and minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.

  • Previous experience of Pharma/Biotech drug discovery or contract research desirable.

In return:

  • Industry leading projects

  • Progression to senior leadership opportunities

  • Competitive salary package with bonus

Further Details

Our client is offering a competitive salary in a great working environment therefore if you are looking to further develop your career with a thriving and growing company, this could be the role for you.

For more information, please call Suzi on 01224 608988 or e-mail a CV to

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