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Careers

Established in 1999, Cyprotex has over 150 staff based at its sites in the UK (Alderley Park in Cheshire) and in the USA (Watertown, MA). We operate as a contract research organisation and we have over 1700 customers worldwide within industries such as the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and personal care and the chemical and agrichemical markets. Outstanding customer service excellence and quality are key focuses of the business. In addition to our customer projects, we invest heavily in Research and Development of new techniques – many of these projects are exploring new in vitro or in silico methods to understand how chemicals or new pharmaceuticals may behave in humans in terms of their safety or efficacious effects.

Cyprotex is a growing and successful business and we are constantly recruiting for motivated and hardworking staff who thrive within a dynamic and vibrant organisation. We are committed to providing an environment where employees can learn and develop their skills and are recognised and rewarded for the contribution they make to the Company. Much of our work is performed in multi-disciplinary project teams that enables exchange of ideas and knowledge, enabling people to develop and take on additional responsibility either within the team or across teams in the business.

Watch our video to learn more about our UK facility at Alderley Park.

If you want to build your career with us, and contribute to our success, please send your CV to Human Resources.

Current Positions

We regularly advertise positions in disciplines such as ADME, in vitro toxicology, analytical sciences, in vitro biosciences, mathematical and physiological modelling, software development, finance and commercial / business development. Please view our current vacancies in the list below.

Cheshire, UK

Cyprotex is an Evotec company specialising in ADME-Tox and Biosciences including both in vitro (laboratory experiments) and in silico (computer modelling) approaches. Founded in 1999, the Company serves the Pharmaceutical and Biotech, Cosmetics/Personal Care and Chemicals Industries as well as academia and not-for-profit organisations. Over 1700 organisations trust Cyprotex for their ADME-Tox and Bioscience research needs.

Cyprotex is currently seeking an experienced Administrator to join the Admin team based at Alderley Park, Cheshire. The Admin team work as a shared resource to provide support to the business functions across Cyprotex. The ideal candidate will be a team player with the ability to work collaboratively and effectively across multidisciplinary teams, in a fast-paced, high-energy environment

Primary responsibilities
• To provide admin support to the Project Management Team, working as an integral part of the study management process
• To support the Sales and Marketing team with the organisational activities for conferences and bespoke meeting and events
• To support internal and external meetings and training events for Cyprotex and Evotec UK
• General administration tasks

Knowledge Skills and Experience:
• Proactive, experienced Administrator with excellent organisational and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail demonstrating a strong work ethic
• Positive attitude; adaptable and flexible approach to work requirements during periods of high volume
• Good timekeeping
• Ability to work with minimum supervision

Preferred but not Essential
• CRM experience desirable, ideally with Salesforce
• Experienced systems user, predominately Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; intermediate level as a minimum

Rewards & Benefits
Cyprotex aims to encourage, support and recognise the excellent performance and behaviour of our colleagues. Our performance-based compensation policy applies to all colleagues of the Evotec Group companies. We offer a variety of benefits, and these include, amongst others, excellent pension benefits and service related holidays. We recognise that our colleagues have full lives away from the workplace and support working patterns that balance private life and career.

Career Development
As part of the Evotec Group, we grow through innovation, collaboration, nurturing our people and continuing to develop as a world-class organisation. We aim to recruit and retain the best because our work is challenging and requires the most competent of staff. Therefore we look for talented individuals from all walks-of-life, educational backgrounds and nationalities, to provide the expertise and dedication to enable us to continually achieve success in all that we do. We offer equal opportunities for people with or without, visible or non-visible disabilities.

If you are keen to be a part of our successful and growing global business, please upload your current CV and a covering letter to the website using the following link:

Submit your application here

The closing date for applications is the 13th December 2019.

Direct applications only - no agencies please
Laboratory Assistants
Support roles in our ADME Teams

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec Group, are recruiting 2 Laboratory Assistants to perform a support role across our Science Teams based at our Alderley Park site in Cheshire. The Science Teams are at the heart of Cyprotex’s business and are at the forefront of new science and technology as well as delivering high-quality results to our clients combined with excellent customer service. The role would suit someone seeking a junior entry-level role in laboratory science.

As a Laboratory Assistant within the Science Department you will work in the ADME Teams. You will perform a support role to the various scientists within the team, carrying out tasks both independently and under supervision that will enable the team to deliver high quality work to our customers. Cyprotex will support you with relevant training and enable you to build a successful career within our organisation.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Preparation of compound stocks, buffers, media and other materials required for experimental work.
• Monitoring of consumables stock levels in the laboratory and re-stocking shelves.
• General laboratory housekeeping.
• Calibration of pipettes and robotics systems.
• Helping to gather compounds and consumables ready for assays and tidy away afterwards.
• Cleaning of the cell culture facilities and potentially basic cell culture tasks.
• Contributing to process improvement and the sharing of new ideas within the team.
• Archiving of paperwork.
• Complying fully with the company safety policy.
• Adhering to the Cyprotex Quality Procedures.
• With further training and experience, supporting our customer projects by conducting scientific experiments with defined, agreed objectives and timelines.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Science A-level (or equivalent) or previous experience of working in a laboratory environment.
• Reliable and motivated.
• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with other people.
• Good organisational and time management skills.
• Good verbal communication skills.
• Computer proficiency.

Rewards & Benefits
Cyprotex aims to encourage, support and recognise the excellent performance and behaviour of our colleagues. Our performance-based compensation policy applies to all colleagues of the Evotec Group companies. We offer a variety of benefits and these include, amongst others, excellent pension benefits and service related holidays. We recognise that our colleagues have full lives away from the workplace and support working patterns that balance private life and career.

Career Development
As part of the Evotec Group, we grow through innovation, collaboration, nurturing our people and continuing to develop as a world-class organisation.

Our work is challenging and requires the most competent staff, therefore we aim to recruit and retain the best. We look for talented individuals from all walks of life, educational backgrounds and nationalities to provide the expertise and dedication to enable us to continually achieve success in all that we do. We offer equal opportunities for people with or without, visible or not-visible disabilities.

If you are interested in this role, please submit your applicationto the website using the following link:

Submit your application here

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday, 29th January 2020. Applicants will need to be available for interview w/c 3rd February 2020.

The vacancies are available immediately so please don’t hesitate to take the opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible. The advert may be removed early if positions are filled.

Direct applications only – no Agencies
Laboratory Technician

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec Group, are looking for a Laboratory Technician to join our Operations Team in Cheshire.

As a Laboratory Technician, you will work closely with laboratory staff, to ensure that the laboratory facilities and equipment are maintained, well-stocked and operate in an efficient manner, carrying out tasks both independently and under supervision that will enable the Science teams to deliver high quality work to our customers.

Reporting to the Operations Manager and supporting the Assistant Operations Manager to deliver world class customer service to the scientific teams and support staff within the business. Cyprotex will support you with relevant training and enable you to build a successful career within our organisation.

Primary Responsibilities:
The primary duties include but are not limited to:
• Routine calibration of laboratory equipment
• Routine “first line” maintenance of laboratory equipment
• Receipt of deliveries, warehousing operations, monitoring and re-stocking laboratory consumables, support company procedures for stock taking and external shipping
• Preparation of compounds, stock solutions and buffers
• Responsibility for removal of various categories of waste, general cleaning and tidying of laboratory areas
• Place orders and receive goods via electronic stock control and purchasing software system (Evobuy / IFS).
• Responsible for liaising with onsite contract agencies to arrange repairs and remedial works as required

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
• A minimum of GCSEs (or equivalent) in Science, English and Maths.
• Experience of working in a laboratory or technical environment.
• Reliable and motivated.
• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with other people.
• Good organisational and time management skills.
• Good verbal communication skills.
• Computer proficiency.

Rewards & Benefits
Cyprotex aims to encourage, support and recognise the excellent performance and behaviour of our colleagues. Our performance-based compensation policy applies to all colleagues of the Evotec Group companies. We offer a variety of benefits and these include, amongst others, excellent pension benefits and service related holidays. We recognise that our colleagues have full lives away from the workplace and support working patterns that balance private life and career.

Career Development
As part of the Evotec Group, we grow through innovation, collaboration, nurturing our people and continuing to develop as a world-class organisation.

Our work is challenging and requires the most competent staff, therefore we aim to recruit and retain the best. We look for talented individuals from all walks of life, educational backgrounds and nationalities to provide the expertise and dedication to enable us to continually achieve success in all that we do. We offer equal opportunities for people with or without, visible or not-visible disabilities.

If you are interested in this role, please upload your application to the website using the following link:

Submit your application here

The closing date for receipt of applications is 29/01/2020. The vacancy is available immediately so please don’t hesitate to take the opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible. The advert may be removed early if positions are filled.

Direct applications only – no Agencies
Associate Scientist Bioanalysis within Analytical Sciences

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec group are recruiting an LC-MS/MS Associate Scientist to join our Bioanalytical Team based at Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK.

Reporting to the Senior Research Scientist within the Bioanalytical group, ideally, we are looking for an individual with some LC-MS/MS bioanalysis experience interested in their next lab-based role within a fast-paced commercial environment. The successful candidate will have a minimum of a BSc in a relevant field and excellent organisational skills. The role might also suit a recently qualified and motivated Graduate.

Primary Duties:
The primary duties include but are not limited to:
  • LC-MS method development for a range of compounds being assessed in discovery PK studies
  • Conduct sample analysis to support discovery PK studies from booking in samples through to data reporting including all aspects of LC-MS analysis and data evaluation
  • Bespoke method development for compounds being assessed in invitro studies where generic methods are not successful
  • Troubleshooting and system maintenance on triple quadrupole or triple TOF instrumentation and co-ordination of engineer visits
  • Day to day laboratory tasks including ordering, equipment maintenance and calibration.
  • Contributing to our Quality System via preparation of SOPs
  • To aid in the development of new technologies and improvements to the current analytical capabilities at Cyprotex.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Essential:
  • A good knowledge of bioanalytical techniques as applied to small molecules, peptides and oligonucleotides.
  • Experience of working with LC-MS/MS techniques in support of pre-clinical small molecule assays.
  • A high level of attention to detail.
  • Well organised with an ability to work without close supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities, manage multiple activities simultaneously and to achieve timelines.
  • Motivational team player with a high level of dedication.
  • Extensive computer literacy including use of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to rapidly learn new techniques and processes.
Preferred but not essential
  • Experience with MassLynx™ and Analyst™ software packages.
  • A wider knowledge of analytical support in drug discovery/development is also desirable.
  • A knowledge of DMPK/ADME assays within drug discovery desirable.
Qualifications
  • Minimum BSc in relevant scientific discipline covering chemistry.
Rewards and Benefits
Cyprotex aims to encourage, support and recognise the excellent performance and behaviour of our colleagues. Our performance-based compensation policy applies to all colleagues of the Evotec Group companies. We offer a variety of benefits, which include amongst others, excellent pension benefits and service related holidays. We recognise that our colleagues have full lives away from the workplace and support working patterns that balance private life and career.

Career Development
As part of the Evotec Group, we grow through innovation, collaboration, nurturing our people and continuing to develop as a world-class organisation.

We aim to recruit and retain the best because our work is challenging and requires the most competent staff. We look for talented individuals from all walks-of life, educational backgrounds and nationalities, to provide the expertise and dedication to enable us to achieve continual success in everything we do. We offer equal opportunities for people with or without, visible or not-visible disabilities.

If you are keen to be a part of our successful and growing global business, please upload your current CV and covering letter to the website, using the following link:

Submit your application here:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 7th February 2020. Applicants will need to be available for interview w/c 17th February

Direct applications only – no agencies please.

Scientist within Analytical Sciences

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec group are recruiting an LC-MS/MS Scientist to take a pivotal role within our Analytical Team based at Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK.

Reporting to the Laboratory Supervisor within the High-Throughput Analytical group, ideally, we are looking for an individual with good LC-MS/MS experience who is interested in progressing to a supervisory, technical role, within a fast-paced commercial environment. The successful candidate will have a minimum of a BSc in a relevant field, two years of post-graduate laboratory experience and excellent organisational skills.

Primary Responsibilities:
• The primary duties include but are not limited to:
• Supervising and contributing to a small team of Associate Scientists performing MS/MS compound optimisation and LC method optimisation for high volumes of compounds using automated tools and established processes • Co-ordination of in vitro assay LC-MS/MS support • Leading troubleshooting and system maintenance and co-ordination of engineer visits
• Contributing to our Quality System via preparation of SOPs
• Laboratory support including ordering, equipment calibration and validation
• To drive the development of new methods/technologies and improvements to the current analytical capabilities at Cyprotex.
• Interacting with our Information Systems Team to design and implement automation and data processing tools
• Perform quality control of data produced by the High-Throughput Analytical team

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Essential:
• Experience of working with LC-MS/MS techniques in support of pre-clinical small molecule assays.
• Ability to supervise, motivate and develop a small team of associate scientists.
• Proven track record of demonstrating initiative and a high level of attention to detail
• Well organised with an ability to work without close supervision.
• Ability to adapt to changing priorities, manage multiple activities simultaneously and to achieve timelines.
• Motivational team player with a high level of dedication.
• Extensive computer literacy including use of Microsoft Office
• Ability to rapidly learn new techniques and processes.

Preferred but not essential
• Experience with MassLynx™ and Analyst™ software packages.
• A wider knowledge of analytical support in drug discovery/development is also desirable.
• A knowledge of DMPK/ADME assays within drug discovery desirable.

Qualifications
• Minimum BSc in relevant scientific discipline covering chemistry plus 2 years relevant laboratory experience.

Rewards and Benefits
Cyprotex aims to encourage, support and recognise the excellent performance and behaviour of our colleagues. Our performance-based compensation policy applies to all colleagues of the Evotec Group companies. We offer a variety of benefits, which include amongst others, excellent pension benefits and service related holidays. We recognise that our colleagues have full lives away from the workplace and support working patterns that balance private life and career.

Career Development
As part of the Evotec Group, we grow through innovation, collaboration, nurturing our people and continuing to develop as a world-class organisation.

We aim to recruit and retain the best because our work is challenging and requires the most competent staff. We look for talented individuals from all walks-of life, educational backgrounds and nationalities, to provide the expertise and dedication to enable us to achieve continual success in everything we do. We offer equal opportunities for people with or without, visible or not-visible disabilities.

If you are keen to be a part of our successful and growing global business, please upload your current CV and covering letter to the website, using the following link:

Submit your application here:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 7th February 2020. Applicants will need to be available for interview w/c 17th February 2020.

Direct applications only – no agencies please.
Information Systems Project Support
12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec group are recruiting an Information systems project support to work as part of the Cyprotex IS team and in collaboration with Cyprotex scientists and reporting to the Team Leader, IS

Primary Responsibilities:
• The design and development of appropriate workflow and application tools plus their user interfaces.
• Delivery of robust and user-friendly .NET desktop applications and/or Java-based web-based interfaces providing functionality for users.
• Oracle database integration with all our processes.
• Supporting current and future client demand
• Responsible for specific project: -

Project details:
Project is to re-design an evolved 20-year bespoke workflow management application and interface which is at the core of supporting our science teams. This application is currently written in Java and PL-SQL, connects to an Oracle database and uses a file-based data store. The successful candidate will work closely with 1-2 other team members and will be required to play a critical part in the design, development, testing and implementation processes.

There will be a number of available extensions to this project to better automate and improve development methods, in addition to possible new features arising from the evolution of the project.

Required skills:
• Oracle database design and programming using PL-SQL
• Experienced in .NET programming languages
• Experience of Java programming and Java web-based tools
• Collaborative approach
• Flexible and adaptable
• Excellent communicator

Rewards and Benefits
Cyprotex aims to encourage, support and recognise the excellent performance and behaviour of our colleagues. Our performance-based compensation policy applies to all colleagues of the Evotec Group companies. We offer a variety of benefits, which include amongst others, excellent pension benefits and service related holidays. We recognise that our colleagues have full lives away from the workplace and support working patterns that balance private life and career.

Career Development
As part of the Evotec Group, we grow through innovation, collaboration, nurturing our people and continuing to develop as a world-class organisation.

We aim to recruit and retain the best because our work is challenging and requires the most competent staff. We look for talented individuals from all walks-of life, educational backgrounds and nationalities, to provide the expertise and dedication to enable us to achieve continual success in everything we do. We offer equal opportunities for people with or without, visible or not-visible disabilities.

If you are keen to be a part of our successful and growing global business, please upload your current CV and covering letter to the website using the following link:

Submit your application here:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 7th February 2020.

Direct applications only – no agencies please.
Associate Scientist within Analytical Sciences

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec group are recruiting an LC-MS/MS Associate Scientist to join our Analytical Team based at Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK.

Reporting to the Laboratory Supervisor within the High-Throughput Analytical group, ideally, we are looking for an individual with some LC-MS/MS experience interested in their next lab-based role within a fast-paced commercial environment. A minimum of a BSc in a relevant field and excellent organisational skills are required. The role might also suit a recently qualified Graduate.

Primary Duties:
The primary duties include but are not limited to:
MS/MS compound optimisation and LC method optimisation for high volumes of compounds using automated tools and established processes
Co-ordination of in vitro assay LC-MS/MS support
Troubleshooting and system maintenance and co-ordination of engineer visits Contributing to our Quality System via preparation of SOPs
Laboratory support including ordering, equipment calibration and validation
To aid in the development of new methods and improvements to the current analytical capabilities at Cyprotex.

Additional Responsibilities may include: Interacting with our Information Systems Team to design and implement automation and data processing tools

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Essential:
A high level of attention to detail.
Well organised with an ability to work without close supervision.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities, manage multiple activities simultaneously and to achieve timelines.
Motivational team player with a high level of dedication.
Extensive computer literacy including use of Microsoft Office
Ability to rapidly learn new techniques and processes.

Preferred but not essential
Experience of working with LC-MS/MS techniques in support of pre-clinical small molecule assays.
Experience with MassLynx™ and Analyst™ software packages.
A wider knowledge of analytical support in drug discovery/development is also desirable.
A knowledge of DMPK/ADME assays within drug discovery desirable.

Qualifications
Minimum BSc in relevant scientific discipline covering chemistry.

Rewards and Benefits
Cyprotex aims to encourage, support and recognise the excellent performance and behaviour of our colleagues. Our performance-based compensation policy applies to all colleagues of the Evotec Group companies. We offer a variety of benefits, which include amongst others, excellent pension benefits and service related holidays. We recognise that our colleagues have full lives away from the workplace and support working patterns that balance private life and career.

Career Development
As part of the Evotec Group, we grow through innovation, collaboration, nurturing our people and continuing to develop as a world-class organisation.

We aim to recruit and retain the best because our work is challenging and requires the most competent staff. We look for talented individuals from all walks-of life, educational backgrounds and nationalities, to provide the expertise and dedication to enable us to achieve continual success in everything we do. We offer equal opportunities for people with or without, visible or not-visible disabilities.

If you are keen to be a part of our successful and growing global business, please upload your current CV and covering letter to the website using the following link:

Submit your application here

The closing date for applications is 31st January 2020.

Direct applications only – no agencies please.
SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST – In vitro Toxicology

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec Group, are looking to appoint a Senior Research Scientist to join our in vitro Toxicology Group based at Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK.

It is the calibre of our people that creates our success and this role would be ideal for an experienced and innovative individual who thrives in a fast-paced commercial environment.

You would be working closely with other members of the team to ensure that in vitro toxicity studies, both commercial and R&D-based, are performed to a high standard and within scheduled time frames.

Principal Accountabilities
Run high- and low-throughput in vitro Toxicology assays for commercial as well as research and development activities.
Define and lead assay development, contributing to R&D and improvement projects and troubleshooting of assays in conjunction with the Team Leader. Perform data analysis and interpretation, supporting clients or Study Managers with advice when necessary.
Perform work to a high standard, within specified timelines, and within safety regulations.

Responsibilities
Running of routine in vitro Toxicology assays in a variety of cell lines using techniques/instruments such as High Content Imaging (HCI), flow cytometry and Seahorse.
Cell culture in both 2D and 3D formats.
Assist in running and maintaining robotic systems to support high throughput Toxicology processes.
Keeping up to date with relevant scientific advances and regulatory guidelines in the field of in vitro toxicology.
Adhering to our Quality System and contributing to further development of our Quality System via preparation and review of SOP’s.
Interacting with our Information Systems Team to drive automation and data processing tools.
Training of more junior team members and ensuring productivity of the team. Working closely with the Study Managers to ensure the requirements of our clients are met.

Experience
Minimum of BSc in a life science subject with experience of working within a laboratory environment in industry or via post-doctoral experience.
Cell culture experience is essential, with routine maintenance of adherent cell lines.
Experience in experimental performance, data processing and result interpretation, ideally with experience of High Content Screening (HCS), cytotoxicity assays and/or flow cytometry.
Previous employment within a contract research environment would be desirable.

Skills & Competencies
Highly self-motivated and personable.
Able to communicate effectively within a team environment.
Able to organise daily tasks, to frequently work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
Possess excellent attention to detail, performing work to an exceptionally high standard.
Able to use initiative to solve problems and troubleshoot with the assistance of other members of the team.
Should be computer literate with previous experience using Microsoft Office and LIMS.

Rewards & Benefits Cyprotex aims to encourage, support and recognise the excellent performance and behaviour of our colleagues. Our performance-based compensation policy applies to all colleagues of the Evotec Group companies. We offer a variety of benefits and these include, amongst others, excellent pension benefits and service related holidays. We recognise that our colleagues have full lives away from the workplace and support working patterns that balance private life and career.

Career Development As part of the Evotec Group, we grow through innovation, collaboration, nurturing our people and continuing to develop as a world-class organisation.

Our work is challenging and requires the most competent staff, therefore we aim to recruit and retain the best. We look for talented individuals from all walks of life, educational backgrounds and nationalities to provide the expertise and dedication to enable us to continually achieve success in all that we do. We offer equal opportunities for people with or without, visible or not-visible disabilities.

If you are keen to be a part of our successful and growing global business, please upload your current CVand covering letter to the websit using the following link:

Submit your application here:

The closing date for applications is 31st January 2020.

Direct Applications only - no Agencies please

Watertown, MA, USA

No positions currently available in this location.

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