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BioMedha is seeking for the following research positions (in vitro biology) to support our teams working on early-stage drug discovery projects. Our work environment is biosafety level 1, and 2 laboratory (BSL-1, BSL-2) facility involves wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) while working in the lab.

We're an Equal Opportunity Employer. Salary and benefits will be competitive and based on the applicant’s level of experience, skills and responsibility. Want to work with us, please send your CV to [email protected] We can only accept applications from candidates who already have the right to work in UK.

The job roles are placed at BioMedha, located in BioCity, Nottingham, UK.


Job title: Senior Research Scientist


BioMedha is seeking a Senior Research Scientist (Bioscientist) to support our teams working on early-stage drug discovery projects. This position is a full-time for 12 months contract initially. After successful completion of 12 months, the role may become a permanent role based on project needs and satisfactory completion of probation period. There will be opportunities to grow within company.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Enthusiasm and passion for science, meticulous attention to detail in supporting and executing drug discovery projects
  • Self-motivated, team player with good organisation skills and record keeping
  • Adhering to company laboratory best practices and health & safety policies

Technical skills:

  • Experience of mammalian cell culture and primary cell models
  • Significant experience with whole blood, immune cell isolation and functional assays.
  • Strong background in performing microplate-cell based assays measuring compound effect
  • Considerable experience of setting-up GPCR functional assays and compound screening for potency
  • Working knowledge of qPCR, Western blot, and ELISA techniques
  • Handling of instruments such as Luminex, multimode plate reader, and liquid handling robot
  • Data analysis software for handling biology data
  • Project Report Writing

Education + Experience:

  • You will hold Bachelors/ Masters Biological Science related discipline with minimum of 3 years’ of relevant lab work experience in similar setting from Pharma/Biotech/CRO industry.
  • You will hold PhD degree in Biological Science related discipline with minimum of 1 years’ of relevant lab work experience from Pharma/Biotech/CRO industry.

Responsibilities include (day-to-day basis)

  • Supporting and execution of cellular and biochemical assays
  • Maintaining cell cultures, setting up assays, assay development, compound screening, mechanism of action studies, understanding biology, record writing, data analysis, report writing, and presenting data at internal/ external client meetings
  • Training junior level scientists and knowledge transfer between colleagues
  • Reagent ordering, collection and stock maintenance/ fill.
  • Adhering to laboratory best practices and supporting health & safety aspects

Job title: Research Scientist


BioMedha is seeking a Research Scientist (Bioscientist) to support our teams working on early-stage drug discovery projects. This position is a full-time for 12 months contract initially. After successful completion of 12 months, the role may become a permanent role based on project needs and satisfactory completion of probation period. There will be opportunities to grow within company.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Enthusiasm and passion for science, meticulous attention to detail in supporting and executing drug discovery projects
  • Self-motivated, team player with good organisation skills and record keeping
  • Adhering to company laboratory best practices and health & safety policies

Technical skills:

  • Experience of mammalian cell culture
  • Working knowledge of whole blood, immune cell isolation and functional assays
  • Performing microplate-cell based assays measuring compound effect
  • Experience of setting GPCR functional assays and compound screening for potency
  • Working knowledge of qPCR, Western blot, and ELISA techniques
  • Handling of instruments such as Luminex, multimode plate reader, and liquid handling robot
  • Data analysis software for handling biology data
  • Project Report writing

Education + Experience:

  • You will hold Bachelors/ Master’s in Biological Science related discipline with minimum 1 year of relevant lab work experience in similar setting from Pharma/Biotech/CRO industry.
  • You will hold PhD degree in Biological Science related discipline

Responsibilities include (day-to-day basis)

  • Supporting and execution of cellular and biochemical assays
  • Maintaining cell cultures, setting up assays, assay development, compound screening, understanding biology, record writing, data analysis, report writing, and presenting data at internal/ external client meetings
  • General lab duties, Reagent ordering, collection and stock maintenance, Co2, LN2 checks and top-ups and etc.
  • Ensuring all lab equipment proper use and maintenance
  • Adhering to laboratory best practices and supporting health & safety aspects