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Study Director

Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £25,000 - £47,000
Ref: ALS 2153

On behalf of our client, we are looking to recruit a Study Director to provide expertise in areas of design, implementation, and analysis of oncology studies for drug discovery. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable ability to interact with and influence clients/project teams at the scientific level.

Basic Requirements

  • PhD in Biomedical Science or a related discipline
  • BSc in a scientific field of study
  • Significant experience in inflammation and oncology-related animal studies, preferably small molecules and biologics
  • Working knowledge of immune-oncology
  • Understanding of oncology target biology and contemporary cell biology approaches to drug discovery
  • Experience in drug discovery or translational research, gained in either an academic or preferably industrial setting
  • Experience in a CRO setting and ability to manage customer projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and train in-house staff for animal studies
  • Contribute scientific expertise in oncology to project teams, and provide input to the strategy and direction of oncology projects
  • Design and execute preclinical studies both internally and through external partners (CROs and collaborators) and interpret the results of these studies, either as the head of a team, or by providing expert input
  • Interpret and report data, discuss conclusions and present at various internal and external forums
  • Develop, approve and distribute study-related documents and other study tools
  • Act as a key point of contact and facilitate communication across departments in-house, and act as interface between the scientific team and customers
  • Hands on management of designated support team.

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.