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Senior Scientist – Neuroscience (Neuroscientist/ Neurobiologist)

Location: South East, United Kingdom

Up to 78k + Bonus  + Benefits

South East ABJ4742

An experienced neuroscientist (neurobiologist) is urgently required to build neurological capability and establish neurological models to enable assessment of concepts of products for a global company.

As a senior scientist in neuroscience (neuroscientist /neurobiologist) you will assess opportunities and threats presented by these emerging concepts whilst ensuring alignment with the wider R&D strategy and strategic priorities of the company.

Job Description:  

  • Establish fundamental neurological science and develop capabilities in key areas of interest.

  • Define and oversee the neurological evaluation of emerging technologies to prove efficacy and assess opportunity/threat.

  • Lead/participate in relevant cross-functional teams to drive the neuroscience agenda

  • Establish yourself as a domain expert (SME) & provide support and guidance to the wider New Sciences team.

  • Construct a network of external partners to support your activities

  • Stay abreast of relevant developments in neuroscience and related fields.

  • Create protocols for claims testing working with external partners

  • Manage external collaborations with thought leaders, institutes, start-ups and multinationals.

  • Develop papers for publication and present at relevant internal and external forums.


Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Educated to bachelor’s degree (or higher) in neuroscience with experience

  • Experience in FMCG or medical field

  • Significant demonstrable experience with humans,– ideally with experience using GSR/EDA, EEG, and other physiological measures.

  • Demonstrable experience crafting statistically rigorous experiment design (both design & analysis)

  • Deep expertise in large-scale digital experimentation, including a strong grasp of concepts such as hypothesis testing and standard design and analysis techniques

  • Ability to rapidly break complex questions into simple, testable hypotheses

  • Experience in consumer electronics or neuropharmacology or pharmacokinetics beneficial

  • Previous research and publication record, and member or accreditation of a recognized body - e.g. British Neuroscience Association (or equivalent) – would be an advantage

  • Data manipulation & programming experience in one or more of the following software or languages – e.g. SAS, MATLAB, Simulink., R, C, Python, or other equivalents.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and can implement technologies developed from R&D into a highly regulated environment.

Benefits: Base salary from £62,400 to £78,000 per year, strong bonus Car allowance, 25 days annual leave Company Share Reward Scheme, Company Pension Scheme, Private Healthcare, Flexible Benefits Scheme

To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson quoting ABJ4742 on 0203 909 3782 / 07814547440 or apply to alison.basson@hudsonshribman.co.uk

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