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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, part of the Evotec Group, are recruiting for experienced talent, at Scientist/Senior Scientist level, to join our Drug Metabolism team based at Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK.

It’s the calibre of our people that creates our success and this role would be ideal for an individual with drug metabolism experience, to work in a lab-based role within a fast-paced commercial environment.

As an integral member of the Drug Metabolism team you will work closely with other laboratory staff to ensure that experimental aspects of in vitro drug metabolism studies are performed to a high standard and within scheduled time frames. Dependent on experience you may also be responsible for efficiently and effectively planning and managing people, equipment and assays to meet client demand.

Primary responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Plans and conducts both routine and bespoke ADME assays to a high standard and within specified timelines
Demonstrates ability to use scientific knowledge in data analysis, interpretation and troubleshooting
Responsible for planning and delivering specific assays in the group, effectively communicating within team and across functions. Maintains awareness of group pressure points and business priorities and adapts own priorities accordingly.
Proactively and continually identifies improvement opportunities within the group’s processes and assays.
Coaches and mentors other members of the team on assay execution and data analysis.
Supports assay development and validation.
Proactively seeks to improve personal scientific knowledge and applies theory to own work and wider context.

Experience, knowledge, skills and abilities
Applicants will have a BSc in the life science field with at least 2 years’ experience in industry in either pharma/biotech or contract research organisations in a lab-based role. Direct experience of ADME assays such as metabolic stability, Cytochrome P450 inhibition and/or Cytochrome P450 induction is highly desirable. Additional line management, supervising or mentoring experience is beneficial along with managing screening assays demonstrating a results-focused approach. You will be able to adapt to changing priorities, manage multiple activities and priorities simultaneously to achieve tight deadlines. Additionally, you will be able to demonstrate strong communication, commitment and leadership skills to organise and motivate a team to continually deliver high quality data in fast-paced environment.

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 send an up-to-date CV and covering letter to recruiting@cyprotex.com.

Direct applications only - no agencies please.
Cyprotex, part of the Evotec Group, are looking to appoint a Senior Research Scientist in support of an integrated Transcriptomics R&D project, to join our highly successful and progressive 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.

Primary Purpose:
To work closely with other laboratory staff and Evotec colleagues to ensure in vitro toxicity studies are performed to a high standard and within scheduled time frames for an integrated transcriptomic project. This vacancy will be based at our site at Alderley Park, Cheshire.

Experience
• Minimum of a Ph.D. a life science subject preferably toxicology with a minimum 3 years’ experience in in vitro Toxicology (academic or industrial) or post-doctoral experience.
• Experience in experimental performance, data processing and result interpretation, with ideally experience of High Content Screening (HCS), Cytotoxicity assays and molecular biology techniques.
• Computer literate with previous experience using Microsoft Office and LIMS
• Experience working in a contract research organisation would be desirable

Principal Accountabilities
• Perform and run assay as part of an integrated transcriptomic project, experience of analysing large data sets such as gene arrays would be beneficial.
• Support high and low throughput Toxicology screening processes for commercial as well as research and development activities.
• Perform work to a high quality, within specified timelines, and within safety regulations.
• Design, plan and analyse a range of Toxicology assays
• Assist in running and maintaining robotic systems to support high throughput Toxicology processes.
• Work closely with Senior Scientists, Scientists and Laboratory Assistants. Assist with troubleshooting and method development of existing and new assays in conjunction with the Team Leader
• Keep up to date with scientific advances, developments and regulatory guidelines in in vitro Toxicology.

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.

Development Opportunities
• To work alongside highly respected Academic and Industry partners.
• To apply toxicology knowledge to client projects from diverse industries including pharmaceuticals, chemicals and personal care/cosmetics.
• To work in a highly motivated commercial environment.

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.

Broader 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 CV and a covering letter to the website your application using the following link:

submit your application here

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday, 22nd March 2019.
Direct applications only please - no Agencies
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 an up-to-date CV and covering letter using the following link:

Submit your application here

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday, 12th April 2019.

Direct applications only - no agencies please.
Cyprotex, part of the Evotec Group, are looking to appoint a Marketing Specialist to support the company’s global sales and marketing team. This exciting opportunity will be based at Alderley Park in Cheshire and the successful candidate will report to the Director of Marketing.

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

Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Researching and adding entries into the CRM, currently Salesforce (leads, documents and download requests).
• Sending out publications or guides when requested via the website, and updating Salesforce accordingly.
• Data tracking, analysis and reporting through Google Analytics and Salesforce.
• Supporting sales team with lead generation activities for sales visits, events and conferences.
• Supporting conferences and workshops, including arranging travel and accommodation (if required), attendance, applications for speakers/posters, sponsorship details, ordering of promotional material and shipping of booth and materials.
• Maintain the Cyprotex website – amending and adding/removing content with consideration to SEO performance.
• Preparation of marketing materials such as product sheets and flyers (with support from external agencies).
• Work with agencies in conjunction with the Director of Marketing to develop content (videos, webinars, and website) with support from operational team.
• Use scientific knowledge to contribute towards content creation through blogs and newsletters.
• Maintain and manage Cyprotex’s social media presence.
• Develop innovative and creative ideas to enhance Cyprotex’s position as thought leaders in the industry.
• Engaging in additional projects (when required).

Skills and Competencies
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.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Extensive computer literacy including use of Microsoft Office
• Marketing background with willingness to learn new techniques and processes

Preferred but not essential
• BSc in relevant scientific field.
• Familiarity with CRM systems such as Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics.
• Understanding of ADME and toxicology, and their role in the drug discovery, development and regulatory registration process.
• Chartered Institute of Marketing qualification
• Knowledge of working with Adobe packages such as Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.

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 use the following link to upload your current CV and covering letter. Submit your application here

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 22nd March 2019. Applicants will need to be available for interview w/c 1st April 2019.

Direct applications only – no agencies please.

Watertown, MA, USA

Job description

This is an opportunity for recent graduates seeking entry into the biotechnology industry to gain hands-on in vitro ADME-TOX and mass spectrometry experience with a world leader in ADMET innovation.

Cyprotex US, LLC is expanding and seeking hands-on, highly motivated scientists at multiple levels to conduct ADME-Tox assays independently. The successful candidate will actively participate in experimental design, performing experiments, and troubleshooting, as well as performing data analysis and interpretation. The ideal candidate will be independent, self-motivated, collaborative and able to multitask effectively while frequently under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

Requirements
• Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, and work ethic.
• Excellent organization, documentation and communication skills
• Degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, or Engineering with a strong desire to learn a drug metabolism and toxicology skillset
• Ability to interpret results, identify issues, troubleshoot and propose solutions to study design, execution, analysis and interpretation
• Knowledge of current regulatory guidance relating to ADME-TOX a plus Basic Qualifications
• Results-oriented B.S./M.S./PhD-level scientist with a strong science background
• Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical career orientation Preferred Qualifications
• Experience testing compounds in cell based or biochemical assays
• Use of analytical equipment such as HPLC and (u)HPLC-MS/MS
• Experience with laboratory automation systems, including liquid handling systems.

Principals only. Candidates must currently possess unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. At this time, the company does not intend to sponsor work visas for this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:
• Bachelor's, Master’s, or PhD

To apply, email your résumé to US-careers@cyprotex.com
Cyprotex US is looking for an Associate Scientist based in Watertown, MA to assume responsiblity for the routine screening of compounds in various in vitro toxicology assays and reporting to the Associate Director or Senior Scientist.  There will be no direct reports.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITES
  • Cell Culture experience with immortalized cell lines. (Primary cell experience a plus).
  • Responsible for planning and conducting high and low throughput toxicology screens, processing data to a high quality of standards, and within specified time frames.
  • To assist the Scientist with validation and investigative assays.
  • To monitor and maintain stock consumables where required.
  • To help with the validation and routine maintenance of laboratory equipment.
  • To provide support to the Senior Scientist, Laboratory Supervisors and Senior Research Scientist when trouble shooting.
  • Identifies, within their group, where support is required and manages their own time sufficiently to provide this support.
  • To follow safety regulations and quality control procedures.
  • To report any issues of concern and discuss/advise scientific strategy with the Laboratory Supervisor and/or Senior Research Scientist.
  • To be aware of the Cyprotex Quality Policy and procedures and to work within the terms of the Cyprotex Quality policy.
  • To periodically contribute to the writing and review of SOPs and to keeping them up to date.
LIKELY CHARACTERISICS
  • The incumbent is likely holding a BS or equivalent experience in a relevant bio scientific discipline with at least 1-2 years experience working within industry (pharma or CRO).
  • Effective communication and organizational skills, and the ability to troubleshoot and multitask under pressure of deadlines are important.
To apply, email your résumé to US-careers@cyprotex.com

This is an opportunity for a scientist with hands-on in vitro ADME experience to join a fast-paced international company, the world leader in ADMET innovation.

Cyprotex US, LLC is seeking a hands-on, highly motivated scientist to conduct routine ADME assays independently. The successful candidate will actively participate in experimental design, performing experiments, and troubleshooting, as well as performing data analysis and interpretation. The ideal candidate will be independent, self-motivated, collaborative and able to multitask effectively while frequently under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

Requirements

• Have performed routine in vitro ADME assays in the past, preferably in a CRO or pharmaceutical company

• Excellent organization, documentation and communication skills

• Broad knowledge of pharmaceutical DMPK/ADME or related disciplines

• Ability to interpret results, identify issues, troubleshoot and propose solutions to study design, execution, analysis and interpretation

• Knowledge of current regulatory guidance relating to ADME

Basic Qualifications

• Results-oriented B.S./M.S.-level scientist with a biological science background

• A minimum of 2 years of relevant, hands-on industry experience focused on ADME assays

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience testing compounds in cell based or biochemical assays

•Use of analytical equipment such as HPLC and (u)HPLC-MS/MS

• Experience with laboratory automation systems, including liquid handling systems.

Principals only. Candidates must currently possess unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. At this time, the company does not intend to sponsor work visas for this position.

Job Type

Permanent

Required Education

Bachelor's

Required Experience

ADME/DMPK: 2 years


To apply, email your résumé to US-careers@cyprotex.com

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