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Senior Research Scientist
Leicestershire, East Midlands

Here at S3 Discovery, we are recruiting for a Senior Research Scientist, at a cutting edge company that offer industry leading drug discovery services around the world. They work with their clients, finding the cures for some of the most concerning medical issues out there, such as oncology, inflammation, cardiovascular and metabolic disease drug discovery.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Research Scientist / Project licence holder to manage the 2 home office project licences. The other responsibilities include managing in vivo studies and junior research Scientists. This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated, like-minded colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. As a Senior Research Scientist, you will receive a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities. This role is based in Leicestershire – UK.

Your main duties will be:

  • Manage and expand project licenses and ensure that the in vivo Lab operates within all relevant regulations
  • Independently design and execute preclinical studies both internally and through external partners (CROs and collaborators) and interpret the results of these studies
  • Provide input to the strategy and direction of oncology projects and deliver projects in a customer focused environment
  • Provide leadership, support and ongoing development to the junior staff
  • Support the Study Director team and is able to manage a small number of projects if needed
  • Contribute to and manage streamlining of processes to ensure efficiencies
  • Investigate non-conformances and implementing remedial actions

To Apply

To proceed with your application for the role of Senior Research Scientist, so long as you match the following criteria below, simply apply to this advert, or alternatively you can send you’re most recent up to date CV to the email below.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • PhD/MD in life science or a related discipline
  • MSC or BSC in in life science or a related discipline with proven experience in drug discovery or translational research gained in an academic or preferably industrial setting
  • Prior experience in holding project licence and small animal surgical inoculation experience are mandatory
  • Experience with in vivo oncology models is highly desirable
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and to value the importance of teamwork
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted. All successful applications are subject to S3 Discovery’s stringent vetting and security checks.

S3 Discovery is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

Salary: Competitive salary
Date Posted: 19/03/2020
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