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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

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Cyprotex is an Evotec company specialising in ADME-Tox 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 2000 organisations trust Cyprotex for their ADME-Tox research needs.

It is the calibre of our people that creates our success. We are currently seeking an experienced Office Administrator to join our Admin Team based at Alderley Park in Cheshire . 

Primary Responsibilities:
 To provide support to the Project Management team for study management responsibilities: 
 Work order & proposal generation, checking of study related documents including proposals, work orders, data tables and figures, reports and customer specific price lists and pricing tables
 To support the electronic set up of studies & compound management
 To facilitate the scanning and filing of fully executed hard copies, uploading all documents to CRM  Archived document retrieval for Client Audit

 To support external bespoke sales and marketing events for Cyprotex, arranging venues, catering
 Monitoring stock levels of marketing materials
 Facilitating the printing of marketing materials
 Shipping booth and other marketing materials for conference and external workshops
 To coordinate Sales Team meetings arranging venues, catering and specialist equipment
 To support internal and external meetings and training events for Cyprotex and Evotec UK, arranging venues and catering, visitor management
 To provide absence cover and admin support to Evotec (UK), also based at Alderley Park.
 The job will include other general administration tasks.

 Knowledge Skills and Experience:
 Experienced systems user, predominately Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; intermediate level as a minimum
 Highly organised with excellent communication skills
 Accuracy and attention to detail
 Good timekeeping
 Team player with the ability to work collaboratively and effectively across multidisciplinary teams in a fast-paced, high-energy environment, with a degree of flexibility during periods of high volume
 Ability to work with minimum supervision

Preferred but not Essential
Customer Record Management (CRM) experience, ideally with Salesforce 

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

Direct applications only - no agencies please

SCIENTIST – Toxicology Group

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec Group, are recruiting for a Scientist to join our Toxicology team based at Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK.

It’s the calibre of our people that creates our success so if you are a talented, driven and ambitious scientist with industrial laboratory experience, you could become an integral member of our Toxicology team.

As part of the team, you will work closely with other laboratory staff to ensure that experimental aspects of in vitro toxicity studies are performed to a high standard and within scheduled time frames.

This vacancy will be based at our site at Alderley Park, Cheshire.

Principal Duties
• Support Toxicology screening assays such as High Content Imaging (HCI) and mitochondrial toxicity assays for commercial as well as research and development activities.
• Perform work to an exceptionally highstandard, within specified timelines, and within safety regulations.
• Assist in running and maintaining robotic systems to support high throughput Toxicology processes.
• Assist in data analysis and interpretation by applying knowledge of biochemistry and cell biology in Toxicology processing.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Essential
• 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 meticulous attention to detail, performing work to an exceptionally high standard, and within company and statutory safety regulations.
• 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.
• Cell culture experience is essential, with routine maintenance of adherent cell lines.

Advantageous but not Essential
• Direct experience in cell imaging and cell based toxicology assays such as cell viability assays.
• Knowledge of high content imaging (HCI), plate based assays and flow cytometry.

Qualifications
Minimum of BSc in a life science subject with at least 2-3 years proven experience within an industrial laboratory environment.

Development Opportunities
• To gain a knowledge and understanding of high and low throughput screening processes and Toxicology screening in early drug discovery and development. • To work with a number of different robotic and compound management systems.
• To work in a highly motivated commercial environment.
• To gain a sound understanding of in vitro Toxicology.

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 would like to apply for this role, please submit your application via the website at www.evotec.com using the following link:

Please submit your application here

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 15th November 2019. Applicants will need to be available for interview w/c 18th November 2019.

Direct applications only – no agencies please.
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.

Principal Accountabilities
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Supporting high and low throughput in vitro drug metabolism studies eg metabolic stability, reaction phenotyping, enzyme inhibition and enzyme induction assays, for commercial as well as research and development activities.
• Planning and conducting both routine and bespoke ADME assays to a high standard and within specified timelines.
• Supporting assay development and validation.
• Proactively looking for improvement opportunities within the group’s processes and assays
• Coaching and mentoring other members of the team.

Experience
Applicants will have a BSc in the life science field with at least 2 years’ experience working within a laboratory environment with relevant experience in biochemical assays. Direct experience of ADME assays such as metabolic stability, Cytochrome P450 inhibition, Cytochrome P450 induction is highly desirable. Strong knowledge of general laboratory processes is essential and experience of automated liquid handling systems, such as Tecan Evo platform, or LC-MS/MS analysis would be advantageous. Dependent on the role additional line management, supervising or mentoring experience is beneficial.

Skills & Competencies
• Highly self-motivated and personable.
• Able to communicate effectively within a team environment.
• Able to organise daily tasks, to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
• Possess excellent attention to detail, performing work to an exceptionally high standard, and within company and statutory safety regulations.
• Able to use initiative to solve problems and troubleshoot
• Comfortable with adapting to changing work priorities.
• Should be computer literate with previous experience using Microsoft Office.   Development Opportunities
• To gain a sound understanding of the theory behind a broad range of in vitro drug metabolism assays including assay design and validation.
• To understand the application of in vitro drug metabolism results, and ADMET data in general, to early drug discovery and development.
• To work in a highly motivated, dynamic 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.

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 up-to-date CV and covering letter 

Submit your application here

The closing date is 15th November 2019

  • Please note that we will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take the opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.
ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST – Toxicology Group

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec Group, are recruiting for an Associate Scientist to join our Toxicology team based at Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK.

It’s the calibre of our people that creates our success so if you are a talented, driven and ambitious graduate with a scientific degree, you could become an integral member of our Toxicology team.

As part of this team, you will work closely with other laboratory staff to ensure that experimental aspects of in vitro Toxicology studies are performed to a high standard and within scheduled time frames. In return, we will provide you with the opportunity to absorb a mixture of first-rate technical training and invaluable experience to develop your scientific expertise.

Principal Duties
• Support Toxicology screening assays such as High Content Imaging (HCI) and mitochondrial toxicity assays for commercial as well as research and development activities.
• Perform work to an exceptionally high standard, within specified timelines, and within safety regulations.
• Assist in running and maintaining robotic systems to support high throughput processes.
• Assist in data analysis and interpretation by applying knowledge of biochemistry and cell biology in Toxicology processing.
• Prepare compounds, stock solutions and buffers.
• Routine calibration of laboratory equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Essential
• 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 meticulous attention to detail, performing work to an exceptionally high standard, and within company and statutory safety regulations.
• 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.

Advantageous but not essential
• Previous experience of laboratory processes and cell culture techniques
• Knowledge of High Content Imaging (HCI)
• Direct experience in Toxicology assays or working with automated liquid-handling and robotics systems

Qualifications
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).

Development Opportunities
• To gain a knowledge and understanding of high and low throughput screening processes and Toxicology screening in early drug discovery and development. • To work with a number of different robotic and compound management systems.
• To work in a highly motivated commercial environment.
• To gain a sound understanding of in vitro Toxicology.

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 wish to apply for this position please submit your CV and a covering letter via the website at www.evotec.com, using the folowing link:

Submit your application here

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 15th November 2019. Applicants will need to be available for interview w/c 18th November 2019.

Direct applications only – no agencies please.
Associate Scientist – Transcriptomics – In vitro Toxicology

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec Group, are looking to appoint an Associate 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’s the calibre of our people that creates our success so if you are a talented, driven and ambitious graduate with a scientific degree, you could become an integral member of our Toxicology team.

As part of this team, you will 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. 

Principal Duties
• Perform and run assay as part of an integrated transcriptomic project, experience of analysing large data sets such as gene arrays would be beneficial.
• Perform work to an exceptionally high standard, within specified timelines, and within safety regulations.
• Assist in running and maintaining robotic systems to support high throughput processes. • Assist in data analysis and interpretation by applying knowledge of biochemistry and cell biology in Toxicology processing.
• Prepare compounds, stock solutions and buffers.
• Routine calibration of laboratory equipment. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Essential
• 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 meticulous attention to detail, performing work to an exceptionally high standard, and within company and statutory safety regulations.
• 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.

Advantageous but not essential
• Previous experience of laboratory processes and cell culture techniques
• Knowledge of High Content Imaging (HCI)
• Direct experience in Toxicology assays or working with automated liquid-handling and robotics systems

Qualifications
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).

Development Opportunities
• To gain a knowledge and understanding of high and low throughput screening processes and Toxicology screening in early drug discovery and development. • To work with a number of different robotic and compound management systems.
• To work in a highly motivated commercial environment.
• To gain a sound understanding of in vitro Toxicology.

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 wish to apply for this exciting opportunity, please upload your CV and a covering letter to www.evotec.com, using the following link:

Submit your application here

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 29th November 2019. Applicants will need to be available for interview w/c 2nd December 2019. Direct applications only – no agencies please.
Senior Research Scientist – Transcriptomics – In vitro Toxicology

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’s the calibre of our people that creates our success so if you are a talented, driven and ambitious graduate with a scientific degree, you could become an integral member of our Toxicology team.

As part of this team, you will 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.

Principal Duties
• 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.
• 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Essential
• 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.
• Experience in experimental performance, data processing and result interpretation, with ideally experience of High Content Screening (HCS), Cytotoxicity assays and molecular biology techniques.

Preferred but no Essential
• Experience working in a contract research organisation would be desirable

Qualifications
• 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.

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.

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 wish to apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your application to www.evotec.com using the folowing link:

Submit your application here:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 29th November 2019. Applicants will need to be available for interview w/c 2nd December 2019.

Direct applications only – no agencies please.
Industrial Placement Opportunities What better way to kick start your career in the Science Industry in July 2020 than with a 12-month placement at Cyprotex!

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 (e.g. 3D models and MEA electrophysiology) and PBPK/QSAR modelling expertise.

We are currently seeking applications for our Industrial Placement Programme with opportunities in our Scientific and Analytical departments based at Alderley Park in Cheshire. Our Scientific and Analytical departments 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.

To gain access to our programmes, you will need to be studying either Biology, Chemistry or a similar discipline at undergraduate level.

As a Placement Student within the Science Department you will work within one of our ADME or Analytical Teams. You will have a passion for laboratory science, data analysis and scientific technology and will be responsible for performing experiments for our clients in collaboration with other scientific staff.

As a Science Student you will gain experience of working on customer projects in a fast-paced, delivery-focused, scientific environment. This includes:
• Supporting our customer projects by conducting scientific experiments with defined, agreed objectives and timelines.
• Contributing to the design, execution and interpretation of experiments with help from other team members.
• Adapting scientific knowledge to resolve research problems encountered in achieving defined goals with assistance from line manager or other team members to meet internal and client-driven deadlines.
• Preparing reports of findings, presenting data, and collaborating with other colleagues at Cyprotex.
• Presenting your own work at technical meetings when required.

Please note these placements are ideally suited to students looking to gain experience of working in industry. You will be allocated an individual mentor who will support your personal development throughout the placement.

If you are excited by this placement opportunity and want to join our world class science business, please upload your CV and a covering letter directly to the website via the following link:

Please submit your application here:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday, 29th November 2019.

We will be holding our assessment centres on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th January 2020.

These paid placements are always popular, so make sure you submit your application as soon as possible!

Direct applications only – no agencies please.

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