Senior/Principal Scientist - In Vivo Pharmacology

Job Title: Senior/Principal Scientist - In Vivo Pharmacology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, England
Salary: Well paid
Start Date: 2019-08-01
Reference: BH-112936
Contact Name: Charles Leach
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 02, 2019 15:32

Job Description

Senior/Principal In Vivo Pharmacologist – Cambridge – Permanent

In Vivo studies are an important part of the drug discovery and development process, allowing the evaluation of PK/PD relationships, efficacy and ultimately safety. My client, a leading biotechnology company in the Cambridge region is currently seeking the expertise of a Senior/Principal In Vivo Pharmacologist to advance developments of their exciting small molecule drug portfolio focused on oncology treatment.

Senior/Principal In Vivo Pharmacologist Key Responsibilities
  • Design, implement and manage in vivo experiments to support IND drug filing and transitioning from in vivo to clinical stage.
  • Leading the in vivo pharmacology work to understand the efficacy, tolerability and PK/PD relationships of novel anticancer agents.
  • Manage in vivo studies with external CRO’s and collaborators, selecting vendors and developing as well as maintaining strong relationships.
  • Taking full ownership for in vivo projects, delivering and analysing high quality data for presentation to key stakeholders in the business
  • Guiding, training and developing more junior scientists below you to ensure a cohesive working environment
Senior/Principal In Vivo Pharmacologist Key Requirements:
  • PhD or equivalent in pharmacology or another life science subject
  • Minimum of five years’ post-doctoral experience working in a research environment
  • Experience of running in vivo pharmacology studies for drug discovery and development
  • Experience managing contract research organisations or external collaborations is advantageous
  • Excellent technical understanding of in vivo pharmacology studies including building data packages on tolerability, efficacy and PK/PD relationships
  • Strong understanding of cancer cell biology or DNA repair pathways
  • Ability to work independently in an organised and methodical fashion
  • Excellent teamworking, communication and presentation skills
This permanent opportunity as a Senior/Principal In Vivo Pharmacologist is available immediately and offers the right individual a fantastic platform for career growth within an dynamic, rapidly expanding Biotechnology company developing a highly exciting portfolio within oncology.
Please call Charles on 01619427163 for more information on applying.