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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.

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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

No positions currently available in this location.

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.

Evotec Group

Evotec is a science-driven, dynamic company with the feel and excitement of a high-growth enterprise.

With over 3,000 employees in Europe and the USA,  we are still small enough for everyone to play an integral role and to truly have a positive impact on the success of our business. As a result, we have a very loyal and committed workforce and this is something we are very proud of.

Our People create our success

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