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Were on the lookout for the best! Due to company growth, we are expanding here at Cyprotex Alderley Park. Are you an Associate Scientist with experience working within CRO or pharmaceutical environment ready for a step up within your career and the desire to change the way the world discovers new drugs?

If so, we could have an opportunity for you!

Role : Scientist - permanent.

Hours : Full time, hours per week.

Salary : Competitive salary, plus benefits package plus annual bonuses.

Location : , Macclesfield, SK10 4TG.

As a result of year-on-year success within the company and continued business growth, we are always on the lookout for the best to join our highly skilled scientists.

Our Specialism

  • Analytical Bio Analysis, High Throughput & Metabolite Identification
  • Drug Metabolism
  • Infectious Diseases (Evotec)
  • Modelling & Simulation
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Toxicology
  • Transporters & Permeability
  • As our Scientist, you will be working within our dynamic and adaptable team who work closely together to support, coach, and mentor one another.

    The team is committed to the developments continually strive to be at the forefront within scientific discoveries. Working with collaborative partnerships ranging from small academic groups to large international pharmaceutical and cosmetics companies in doing so, it champions the use of new science and technology to provide tailored solutions aligned to the specific needs of each client.

    We continually push to grow and improve our scientific offerings through bespoke projects and continual assay development.

    Assist in data analysis and interpretation by applying knowledge of biochemistry and cell biology in Toxicology processing.

    A little about our Company

    Cyprotex is part of the Evotec Group, a global leader in research. With state-of-the-art facilities and technical expertise, we provide innovative and bespoke assurance tailored to each of our client’s needs.

    Cyprotex specialises in in vitro and in silico ADME-Tox services. This includes in vitro ADME screening to support discovery projects, regulatory in vitro ADME and DDI studies during preclinical and clinical development, specialist mechanistic in vitro human and animal toxicity models (, 3D models and MEA electrophysiology) and PBPK / QSAR modelling expertise.

    As well as supporting clients directly, we have a strong focus on R&D.

    Our Alderley Park site is set in the heart of Cheshire surrounded by stunning 400-acre estate, open green spaces, sweeping viewpoints, all within easy reach of Merseyside and Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, and Shropshire.

    Easy access to public transport.

    Skills & Competencies we look for

  • Minimum of BSc in a life science subject preferably with experience of working within a laboratory environment (such as a placement year or extended research project).
  • Highly self-motivated and personable with the ability to communicate effectively within a team environment.
  • Able to organise daily tasks, to frequently work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
  • Possess meticulous attention to detail, performing work to an exceptionally high standard, and within company and statutory safety regulations.
  • Keeping up to date with scientific literature advances, developments, and regulatory guidelines within your specialism.
  • Computer literate with previous experience using Microsoft Office and LIMS.
  • Knowledge of High Content Imaging (HCI), Seahorse and / or Flow Cytometry platforms
  • Direct experience in Toxicology assays or working with automated liquid-handling and robotics systems.
  • Ability to mentor and support associate scientists within the team.
  • Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • MSc in toxicology (or a related field) or a BSc / MSc plus extensive relevant experience of working within a laboratory environment in industry.
  • Experienced working within CRO or pharmaceutical environment would be welcomed.
  • What we will offer you for working as Associate Scientist

    Training with the best, we will share all our knowledge and experience with you!

    Additional Benefits

    We offer a competitive salary and benefits package :

  • 10% non-contributory pension on completion of your 3-month probationary period.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and additional length of service days awarded on the anniversary, up to a maximum of 30 days.
  • Private health insurance with BUPA for the employee and their partner / family under the company scheme.
  • Wellbeing support 24 / 7 and counselling services.
  • Permanent health insurance providing 75% of base salary after the qualifying period.
  • Eligibility to participate in the Company Bonus Scheme. This is a discretionary benefit.
  • Career progression within the company, we have an excellent training and support and continuing professional development opportunities.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Refer a friend scheme, team and annual events, recognition awards and many more!
  • Onsite Facilities

  • Company pays for secure onsite parking.
  • Restaurant, café, and a gastro pub.
  • Gym and workout studio, running, walking, and cycling routes.
  • Good public transport links with the shuttle bus service.
  • Interested?

    Apply NOW please upload your up-to-date CV and covering letter to Workday. Tell us why I am interested in the role and what sets me apart from the rest of the applicants Click the link to our website, careers page.

    Note : the covering letter is important as it will give you the opportunity to tell us more about you.

    Evotec is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, welcoming individuals regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, race, age, nationality, religious denomination, or disability.

    We match our role based on your suitability and experience.

    Candidates must have the right to work in the UK. All roles will be subject to a security screening check. Due to the high volume of applications, we may close this vacancy at any time once we find our perfect match.

    Direct applications only No agencies please.

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