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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

Information Systems Design and Development
12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec group are recruiting an Information systems design and development role to work as part of the Cyprotex IS team and in collaboration with Cyprotex scientists and reporting to the Team Leader, IS. Evotec is a leading scientific research organisation involving the use of robotics, automation and a range of innovative technologies.

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. The successful candidate will be part of a small team, precise role depending on experience, 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:

Direct applications only – no agencies please.
Lab Assistant Support role in our Drug Metabolism (ADME) Team

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec Group, are recruiting one Laboratory Assistant to perform a support role in our Drug Metabolism Team, 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 Team. 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)
• Desire to gain experience in a scientific 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 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.


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 interested in this role, please submit your application via the website, using the following link:

Submit your application here

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 27th March 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

Watertown, MA, USA

No positions currently available in this location.

Evotec Group

Visit the Evotec website to see the current vacancies

https://recruitment.evotec.com/Vacancy.aspx
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