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Scientist/Senior Scientist

Location: Cheshire
Salary: Competitive
Ref: ALS 2201

On behalf of our client, we are looking to recruit a Scientist/Senior Scientist to join their Drug Metabolism team at Alderley Park. The successful candidate will work closely with other laboratory staff on in vitro drug metabolism studies and depending on experience, may be responsible for planning and managing people, equipment and assays.

Basic Requirements:

  • BSc in a life science subject, or relevant scientific expertise
  • Substantial experience in pharma, biotech or contract research organisations with direct experience of ADME assays such as metabolic stability, Cytochrome P450 inhibition and/or Cytochrome P450 induction highly desirable
  • Proactive, with the ability to adapt to changing priorities and manage multiple activities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Line management or supervisory experience is desirable

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and conduct both routine and bespoke ADME assays to a high standard, meeting specified timelines
  • Coach and mentor other members of the team on assay execution and data analysis
  • Responsible for planning and delivering specific assays in the group, effectively communicating within the team and across functions
  • Depending on experience, lead and motivate the team to continually deliver high quality data in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactively and continually identify improvement opportunities within the group’s processes and assays
  • Maintain awareness of group pressure points and business priorities and adapt own priorities accordingly

Rewards and Benefits

  • Structured progression opportunities
  • Service-related holidays from 25 rising to 30 days, plus Bank Holidays
  • Performance-based compensation policy
  • Outstanding pension benefits
  • Flexible working patterns

Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic.  To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment process.