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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

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec Group, are looking to appoint an Associate Principal Scientist 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 and this role would be ideal for an experienced and innovative individual who thrives in a fast-paced commercial environment. The role will involve the proactive leadership of others, the opportunity to contribute to innovation/R&D activities as well as delivering high quality assay data for our customers plus oversight of a Horizon 2020 grant-funded project.

Primary Purpose: 

Provide excellent scientific, technical and managerial leadership by setting aligned goals to drive performance and creating a positive climate for development and growth of colleagues.  

Managing a sub group of the department on a day-to-day basis and provide strong guidance and expertise to facilitate the attainment of project and business goals.  Supervise, coordinate and review the work of direct reports to ensure high research quality thereby achieving high customer satisfaction levels

Train and develop staff in experimental and scientific processes and provide scientific direction and line management to staff.

Support colleagues and customers by acting as scientific advisor, helping to interpret data and plan studies.  Provide pricing and technical assistance for quotes for bespoke and new assays.

Drive R&D within the team and identify wider opportunities across Cyprotex.

Accountable for all aspects of the grant-funded project including designing experiments, collaborating with other partners, overseeing work performed at Cyprotex and reporting of results and administrative tasks to the consortium.  Attendance at meetings within Europe will be required from time to time.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Support high and low throughput Toxicology assays for commercial as well as research and development activities.  Conducting work to a high quality, within specified timelines, and within safety regulations.
  • Cell culture in both 2D and 3D formats
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Assay development, contributing to R&D and improvement projects and troubleshooting
  • Working to a high standard and adhering to our Quality System.
  • Contributing to our Quality System via preparation of SOP’s
  • Interacting with our Information Systems Team to drive automation and data processing tools
  • Ensuring high standards of data quality and productivity within the team
  • Work closely with the Project/Study Managers to ensure that all studies performed meet the requirements of our clients
  • Keeping up to date with scientific advances
     

Our Ideal Candidate

PhD in in vitro toxicology, or related subject, along with considerable experience from working within Industry (Pharma or CRO).  

Practical skills and techniques relevant to in vitro toxicology including cell culture, high content imaging analysis, flow-cytometry and mechanistic toxicology assays is essential.   

Strong data analysis and interpretation skills with evidence from key publications in the field.

Line management and project management experience.

Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal, technical, and communication skills to be an effective team member and collaborate externally
  • Aptitude to operate as part of a team and to build trust and respect throughout the business
  • Able to organise tasks, frequently work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Possess excellent attention to detail, performing work to an exceptionally high standard.
  • Able to use initiative and experience to solve problems and troubleshoot.
  • Should be computer literate with previous experience using Microsoft Office.
  • Development Opportunities
  • To work alongside highly respected Academic and Industry partners.
  • Opportunity to work closely with the Head of Toxicology.
  • 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.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply here by Friday 15th January 2021. 

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec Group, are recruiting for a highly organised Administration Assistant to join our Project Management team based at Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK.

It’s the calibre of our people that creates our success so we’re looking for a highly self-motivated individual to support the Project Management team on a full time, permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will be a team player with the ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a fast-paced, high-energy environment, across multidisciplinary teams, who has user experience of Salesforce or a similar customer relationship management system (CRM).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To provide administrative support to the Project Management Team.

  • To ensure all study documentation is accurately recorded on the CRM and ShareFlex systems

  • To assist with the checking of pricing tables and protocols on study documentation

  • To support document retrieval for client audits

  • To compile ad-hoc reports from the CRM

  • To support the finance reconciliation process at month end

Additional Responsibilities

  • To provide ad-hoc, general administration support when necessary to the wider administrative team. 

Knowledge Skills and Experience:

Essential
CRM experience, ideally with Salesforce

Experienced systems user, predominately Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams and PowerPoint; intermediate level as a minimum.

Desirable

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

  • Excellent timekeeping skills 

  • Must be a team player and also be able to work with minimum supervision

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 exciting opportunity please apply here.

Closing date for application is Friday 15th January 2021. 

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

It is the calibre of our people that creates our success.   The successful individual will be required to work closely with other laboratory staff to ensure that experimental aspects of in vitro Physical Chemistry assays are safely performed to a high standard and within scheduled timelines.

Key Responsibilities or Core Accountabilities

Responsible for performing high quality Physical Chemistry measurements in protein binding, aqueous solubility, lipophilicity and chemical stability assays, either alone or as part of a team, within specified time frames.

Responsible for performing data analysis and data interpretation in accordance with defined procedures.

Responsible for performing routine laboratory-based tasks including:

Performing validation and routine maintenance of laboratory equipment.

Contributing to the maintenance of a clean and safe environment.

Management and ordering of stock consumables.

May be required to assist with the conduct of R&D and non-routine assays.

May be required to support our Quality System via preparation and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures.

Knowledge, Skills & Capabilities

Highly organised with a strong level of attention to detail.

Establishes constructive and collaborative relationships with immediate colleagues, and passes on information promptly, keeping colleagues up to date.

Makes sure that work and/or assigned tasks are completed in an accurate and timely way.

Able to adapt to regularly changing priorities.

Digests and organises information in order to make clear decisions.

Ability to overcome obstacles and demonstrate persistence.

 

Education, Qualifications and Experience

A minimum of a BSc or equivalent in a relevant area of life science.

Direct experience in Physical Chemistry assays such as protein binding, aqueous solubility, lipophilicity or chemical stability is not essential but an understanding of the wider relevance of these parameters and the experimental factors that influence such measurements is preferred.

Direct experience of working with automated liquid handling systems, liquid chromatography and mass spectroscopy instruments is preferred but not essential.

Computer literate with experience of using Microsoft Office


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 exciting opportunity please apply here.

Closing date for application is Friday 15th January 2021. 

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec group are recruiting an LC-MS/MS 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.  A minimum of a BSc in a relevant field, 2 years relevant experience in a bioanalytical position and excellent organisational skills are required.  The role might also suit a recently qualified and motivated PhD Graduate.

Primary Duties:

The primary duties include but are not limited to:

LC-MS method development for a range of challenging compounds being assessed in discovery PK studies.

Organisation and Conduct of 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.

Overall responsibility for data quality on specific studies.

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 make a leading contribution 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 and lead bioanalytical projects.

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 interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply here. The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 18th December 2020.

Direct applications only – no agencies please.

 

We are looking for applications for a senior scientific role (Associate Principal Sscientist/Senior Laboratory Supervisor) within the Physical Chemistry team, based at our site at Alderley Park, Cheshire. 

The successful candidate will have significant experience in designing, validating, conducting and troubleshooting in vitro assays and of leading and mentoring a team of scientists.  They will have a passion and aptitude to drive innovation and implement changes within the team and be a strong supporter of integrating the latest science and technology into the team’s workflows.  In return, we offer a fascinating variety of work at the cutting edge of science, plus a salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Key Responsibilities or Core Accountabilities

  • Responsible for managing the delivery of high quality standard assays, custom assays and R&D work performed by the team.
  • Responsible for supporting the Team Leader and actively contributing to the team’s operations strategy and R&D strategy.
  • Responsible for coaching, mentoring and line management of members of the team.
  • To be a point of contact both operationally and scientifically for Team Leaders, Heads of Function, Business Development colleagues and Study Managers responding to client requests/questions.
  • Continuous improvement champion within the team, coordinating large and small-scale projects.
  • Responsible for technical and scientific support to business development and project management groups for new and on-going work.
  • Responsible for leading scientific advances and the implementation of new technology to deliver new and innovated Physical Chemistry services to clients.
  • To keep up to date with scientific literature advances, developments and regulatory guidelines in the area of physical chemistry/DMPK.

Knowledge, Skills & Capabilities

  • Excellent knowledge of physical chemistry/DMPK assays, data interpretation and their relation to the drug discovery process.
  • Expertise in designing, validating, conducting and troubleshooting in vitro assays.
  • Highly self-motivated and personable.
  • Ability to build strong relations with collaborators and clients (internal and external).
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Handles change in a positive and constructive way and a talent for developing creative solutions to situations.
  • Thinks through and actions decisions, goals and priorities that improve services.
  • Able to move forward and sustain high levels of effort/energy despite setbacks.
  • Sets high personal standards and inspires a sense of direction.

Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD in Physical Chemistry/Drug Metabolism (or a related field) or a BSc/MSc plus extensive relevant experience.
  • Significant experience of leading and mentoring a team of scientists.
  • Track record in performing influential scientific research and integrated new technologies that have improved in vitro assays.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply here by Friday 8th January 2021. 

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.  A minimum of a BSc in a relevant field and excellent organisational skills are required.  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 interested in this exciting potision, please apply here. The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 18th December 2020.

Direct applications only – no agencies please.

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec group are recruiting an Associate Scientist to join our Analytical Team based at Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK.
We are seeking an individual with analytical experience to work on Metabolite Identification studies. Analytical experience should ideally have been obtained within a discovery or bioanalytical environment either as a placement student, final year project, post-graduate or from working within the industry. A minimum of a BSc in a relevant field is required. Knowledge of Metabolite Identification and how analytical instrumentation can be applied to these studies is desirable.

Primary Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Development of customised LC-MS/MS methods to support Metabolite ID studies.
  • Running the analytical phase of Metabolite ID studies with involvement in high-resolution MS/MS analysis and reporting.
  • Setup and running of reactive metabolite assays including analysis and reporting.
  • Contributing to our Quality System via preparation and review of SOPs.
  • Promote and support a continuous improvement culture.  

Additional Responsibilities may include:

  • Contributing to the scheduling of lab activities and resources.
  • Troubleshooting and system maintenance and co-ordination of engineer visits
  • Flexing into other analytical areas to provide resource/cover given suitable training and supervision.
  • Working with assay scientists to maximise quality and throughput.
     

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Essential:

  • Experience of working within a laboratory environment
  • Experience of utilising LC-MS/MS techniques for analysis of small and/or large molecules in invitro and invivo samples
  • A high level of attention to detail and 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 learn new techniques and processes at a fast pace.

Preferred but not essential

  • The ability to perform routine maintenance on LC-MS/MS equipment.
  • Experience with MassLynx™, Analyst™ or other Mass Spectrometry data-acquisition software packages.
  • Experience of metabolite profiling software e.g. Metabolynx, Metabolite Pilot.
  • A wider knowledge of analytical support in drug discovery/development (e.g. bioanalytical method validation).
  • A knowledge of DMPK/ADME assays within drug discovery/development.

Qualifications

  • Minimum BSc in relevant scientific discipline covering chemistry.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply here by Friday 15th January 2021.

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

It is the calibre of our people that creates our success, and this position would be ideal for an individual with previous experience working in a laboratory environment, ideally with knowledge of physicochemical properties.  The successful individual will be required to work closely with other laboratory staff to ensure that experimental aspects of in vitro Physical Chemistry assays are safely performed to a high standard and within scheduled timelines. 

Key Responsibilities or Core Accountabilities

Responsible for the design and execution of Physical Chemistry measurements in protein binding, aqueous solubility, lipophilicity and chemical stability assays, either alone or as part of a team, to a high standard and within specified time frames.

  • Responsible for processing and checking data, using scientific knowledge in analysis and interpretation, and problem solving where necessary.

  • To carry out assay development, validation and bespoke assays, with the support of senior team members.

  • Assay management; responsible for planning and data delivery of particular assays within the team, communicating effectively within the team and with client management.

  • Responsible for performing routine laboratory-based tasks including:

    • Performing validation and routine maintenance of laboratory equipment.

    • Contributing to the maintenance of a clean and safe environment.

    • Management and ordering of stock consumables.

  • Coaching of less experienced colleagues on assay execution and data analysis.

  • Supporting our Quality System via preparation and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures.

Knowledge, Skills & Capabilities

Good understanding of physical chemistry/DMPK assays and their relation to the drug discovery process.

Ability to establish collaborative relationships with a range of people, both within and outside of the immediate team.

  • Able to manage own time effectively, adapt to regularly changing priorities, and to manage multiple activities simultaneously.

  • Anticipates potential problems and is proactive in taking action to avoid or minimise impact on service delivery.

  • Able to combine information from multiple sources in order to diagnose and solve problems.

  • Sets themselves challenging objectives, and demonstrates persistence in overcoming obstacles to achieve these.

Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a BSc or equivalent in a relevant area of life science, with at least 2 years’ experience working within a laboratory environment.

  • Direct experience in Physical Chemistry assays such as protein binding, aqueous solubility, lipophilicity or chemical stability is desirable.

  • Direct experience of working with automated liquid handling systems, liquid chromatography and mass spectroscopy instruments is preferred but not essential.

  • Computer literate with experience of using Microsoft Office

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 exciting opportunity please apply here. 

Closing date for application is Friday 15th January 2021. 

What better way to kick start your career in the Science Industry than with a 12-month placement at Cyprotex!

We are currently seeking applications for our Industrial Placement Programme, working in our toxicology department based at Alderley Park in Cheshire.

Our toxicology department is at the heart of Cyprotex’s business and is at the forefront of new science and technology, as well as delivering high-quality results to our clients combined with excellent customer service.

Dress is casual and the environment is a great one.

To gain access to our programme, 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 the toxicology team. 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 this placement is ideally suited to those 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.

We will be holding our assessment centre week commencing 15th February 2021. These paid placements are always popular, so please don’t hesitate to take the opportunity to submit your application  sing the following link as soon as possible:

Submit your application here

The closing date for all applications is 31st January 2021

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

We are currently seeking applications for our Industrial Placement Programme based at Alderley Park in Cheshire.

Dress is casual and the environment is a great one.

To gain access to our programme you will need to be studying Computer Science or a similar discipline at undergraduate level.

As a Placement Student within the IS Department you will be working alongside our Software Engineers and Data Scientists who are responsible for supporting our scientific staff to deliver their data through development of innovative software systems. The IS department is responsible for building and maintaining our integral in-house software system for managing our scientific workflows and result delivery.

As an IS Software Student you will gain experience of working on customer projects in an agile, fast-paced, delivery-focused scientific environment. This includes:
  • Robotics,
  • Interface design
  • Database development
  • Software maintenance (including GIT)
  • Front/backend development
  • Windows and Linux environments
  • Biology or Chemistry experience nice to have but not essential
  • Designing and implementing new systems using programming languages including Java, python and .Net.

Participating in the adoption of software development best practices within the IS team, including
  • code review,
  • documentation and unit testing.
  • Interacting with scientists to gather software requirements.
  • Positively contributing updates, ideas and solutions in team meetings.

Please note these placements are ideally suited to those 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.

We will be holding our assessment centres week commencing 15th February 2021. These paid placements are always popular, so please don’t hesitate to take the opportunity to submit your application, using the following link, as soon as possible.

Submit your application here

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

We are currently seeking applications for our Industrial Placement Programme based at Alderley Park in Cheshire.

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

Dress is casual and the environment is a great one.

As a Placement Student within the Science Department, you will work with our drug metabolism team. 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.  Our drug metabolism department is 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,

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 those 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.

We will be holding our assessment centres week commencing 15th February 2021. These paid placements are always popular, so please don’t hesitate to take the opportunity to submit your application using the following link,as soon as possible.

Submit your application here

Direct applications only – no agencies please.

Watertown, MA, USA

Cyprotex, part of the Evotec Group, are recruiting for a Study Manager / Associate Study Manager to join our Project Management team based at Watertown, MA.

It’s the caliber of our people that creates our success so we’re looking for a highly self-motivated Study Manager / Associate Study Manager (dependent on experience) to join our Project Management group. In this role, you will be working alongside our Project Managers, Heads of Function, Scientists, and Business Development Directors, with primary responsibility for managing client studies. The position is full time.

Primary Responsibilities:

Working in our Project Management Team, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing client ADMET studies to a high standard, ensuring all information is communicated effectively to laboratory staff, client requirements are followed and data is returned within specified deadlines.
  • Providing the customer with advice and data interpretation, drawing on own expertise and that of internal network.
  • Liaising with external customers to co-ordinate transfer of information and compounds between customer and Cyprotex.
  • Maintaining, and developing relationships with existing clients and new clients.
  • With support from business development colleagues and heads of function, to prepare pricing, proposals and work orders where appropriate.
  • Collaborate with business development and finance teams to record and track monthly revenues.
  • Ensuring tracking systems are up to date with respect to ongoing client work, including internal LIMS systems and Client Relationship Management (CRM) application.

Ideal candidate profile:

  • Able to make a positive contribution to a team
  • Establishes constructive and collaborative relationships with colleagues
  • Experienced in overcoming obstacles and demonstrating persistence in their day to day work
  • Demonstrates resourcefulness and purpose to deliver the best results
  • Excellent attention to detail; records information accurately
  • Proactively networks across teams in effective and timely manners
  • Is agile; able to work with conflicting priorities, and respond positively to changing demands

Expertise & skills (not limited to):

  • A bachelors or master degree in biology or chemistry, preferably with a focus in an ADMET related science.  Additional degrees or certificates in Project Management a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in either pharmaceutical/biotech industries and/or related contract research services.  Hands on ADMET experience is highly preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Project management experience and knowledge of project management software is highly desired.

Please apply at https://evotecgroup.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Evotec_Career_Site/job/Watertown-Cyprotex/Study-Manager-Associate-Study-Manager_REQ-02198

Cyprotex, an Evotec company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, age, disability, genetic information, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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

We are seeking a Senior Scientist and/or Scientist to be responsible for conducting routine ADME assays as well as participating in experimental design, performing experiments, troubleshooting, and performing data analysis and interpretation. This position is based on Watertown, Massachusetts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform routine in-vitro ADME assays
  • Responsible for planning, performing and reporting in vitro metabolism ADME studies for discovery and development stage compounds.
  • Actively participate in experimental design, perform experiments as well as critically analyze, interpret and report the data to design next steps.
  • Ability to perform high-impact as well as high throughput studies to completion in a fast paced environment, while managing multiple projects to meet the timelines
  • Provides scientific knowledge and responsible in establishing new ADME assays as well as contribute to the continuous improvement of the current ADME assays
  • Guide junior scientists within the department
  • Assist in data analysis and interpretation
  • Laboratory support including ordering, equipment calibration and validation Working to a high standard and adhering to our Quality System
  • Work closely with the Project Managers to ensure the requirements of our clients are met
  • Assist in running and maintaining robotic systems to support processes.
  • Perform Quality Review of peer data and assist in consolidating assay control and validation criteria
  • Work closely with the Project Managers to ensure the requirements of our clients are met

 

Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in a scientific relevant field with at least 6 years of related experience in contract research organizations, pharmaceutical industries or academia. (Ph.D. preferred)
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Industry/academic experience in DM/PK and a strong record of scientific achievement
  • Experience in drug discovery/development
  • Broad understanding of ADME, in vitro drug metabolism and DDI
  • Knowledge of bioanalytical sciences including LC-MS/MS, GC-MS, biotransformation and physical organic chemistry
  • Experienced in cell based or biochemical assays.

Skills:

  • Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate with peers and all levels of management
  • Ability to manage time and works independently
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Cyprotex, an Evotec company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, age, disability, genetic information, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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

 

We are seeking an ADME Scientist and/or Associate Scientist to join its ADME/DMPK group. This individual will work with scientists in the group to support our clients’ discovery and development of safe and effective medicines by elucidating the absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion and pharmacokinetic properties of small molecule and peptide drug candidates.

 

This individual will perform a range of in vitro ADME assays (ex: solubility, microsomal stability, PPB, Cyp inhibition) and PK studies to support the discovery and development of small molecule and peptide therapeutics.  In this lab-based position, the qualified candidate will work closely with our established team to develop and conduct ADME assays to address ADME questions and support projects. The successful candidate would have the opportunity to interact with multidisciplinary project teams.

 

Required Experience

This scientist position requires a bachelor’s degree (3-5 years experience) or Masters (0-3 years experience) in biology, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained.  The title will be commensurate with experience.   Additionally, excellent writing and verbal communication skills that enable the candidate to function effectively on a collaborative multi-disciplinary work team.  Very strong organization skills and attention to detail will be essential, especially for performing the in-vitro assays for this job.

 Please apply at https://evotecgroup.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Evotec_Career_Site/job/Watertown-Cyprotex/Scientist-Associate-Scientist---ADME_REQ-02200-1

Preferred Experiences

* Detailed knowledge of bioanalysis within ADME/DMPK
* Hands on experience of bioanalytical method development and quantification of small molecules and peptides in complex matrices
* Strong understanding of UPLC-MS/MS systems
* Trouble-shooting skills in assays and instrumentation
* An understanding of pharmacokinetic parameter determination and interpretation
* Experience locating and applying information in the scientific literature

Cyprotex, an Evotec company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, age, disability, genetic information, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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

The team is looking for a highly motivated Associate Scientist or Scientist that will be responsible for routine screening of compounds in various in vitro toxicology assays.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • BS/ MS in a relevant bio scientific discipline with at least 1-6 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.
  • Plate based screening is a plus.
  • Cell culture experience is a must

Please apply at https://evotecgroup.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Evotec_Career_Site/job/Watertown-Cyprotex/Associate-Scientist--Scientist---TOX_REQ-02258

Evotec is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, age, disability, genetic information, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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