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Here at Sygnature Discovery, we aim to attract the best talent from around the world. Offering varied careers in drug discovery across multiple scientific disciplines.

We are looking for people that share our passion for drug discovery research. We recruit great scientists with the same ambition to improve people’s health through their work and have the technical ability to see it through. We are able to sponsor employees under the Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship scheme so welcome world wide applications.

Why Work for Sygnature?

With a great balance of young and experienced scientists, we offer a dynamic and exciting work atmosphere. We strive to provide platforms for career development that nurture enthusiastic scientists and are underpinned by training opportunities that unlock people’s potential. We look to attract and reward passionate, client-centric scientists who want to contribute to projects and science which will lead to a brighter future.

Located in the heart of Nottingham and in Alderley Park, Cheshire, Sygnature Discovery provides integrated drug discovery services. Our diverse range of services includes Medicinal Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Bioscience, DMPK and Discovery Toxicology capabilities and expertise combined with consultancy and intellectual input to projects. We support our clients from as early as target validation/hit-identification all the way to lead optimisation and early-stage drug development.

With clients worldwide, collaboration is at our core – we work together with our clients to deliver drug candidates that make it to the clinic. We have a history of success, 15 drugs invented at Sygnature have progressed into the clinic since 2011. Innovation is key to our success. We use state-of-the-art technologies and operate in a modern, and continuously improving way to discover and develop drugs in a cost-effective, efficient manner that meets our clients’ expectations. Last but not least, expertise is vital to us, and therefore we employ and empower talented and skilled people who are customer-centric and enthusiastic about science. We are committed to developing our employees and believe their satisfaction translates in the best experience for our customers.

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Our training and development platforms nurture enthusiastic scientists and aim to unlock people’s potential to their maximum

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Synthetic Organic and Medicinal Chemistry Scientists & Senior Scientists – Alderley Park

Looking to develop your career in synthetic organic and medicinal chemistry? Whether you’ve recently completed your PhD or have several years’ experience under your...

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Medicinal Chemistry Project Leaders – Alderley Park

Drug Discovery Programmes Senior medicinal chemists play a key role at Sygnature Discovery, with chemistry project leaders in charge of multi-disciplinary drug discovery teams....

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In-vivo Scientist (Receptor Binding) – Nottingham

Background Sygnature Discovery is a leading independent integrated drug discovery and non-clinical services company. The In Vivo Pharmacology (IVP) team at Sygnature Discovery play...

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In-vivo Senior Scientist (Receptor Binding) – Nottingham

Background Sygnature Discovery is a leading independent integrated drug discovery and non-clinical services company. The In Vivo Pharmacology (IVP) team at Sygnature Discovery play...

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Scientist & Senior Bioscientists – Alderley Park

Bioscientists at Sygnature Discovery play an essential role in supporting and leading integrated preclinical drug discovery projects in collaboration with external clients. The growing...

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In Vivo Pharmacology Scientist – Nottingham

Sygnature Discovery is a leading independent integrated drug discovery and non-clinical services company. The In Vivo Pharmacology (IVP) team at Sygnature Discovery play an...

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Biomarker Lead – Nottingham

Sygnature Discovery is a leading independent integrated drug discovery and non-clinical services company. The In Vivo Pharmacology (IVP) team at Sygnature Discovery play an...

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Senior & Principal Bioscientists – Alderley Park

Sygnature Discovery is a highly respected, successful, and award-winning provider of fully integrated drug discovery research programmes to the global pharmaceutical industry. Founded in...

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In vitro DMPK Senior/Principal Scientist – Alderley Park

This growing department is looking for a talented DMPK Senior/Principal Scientist to support the in vitro DMPK team. You will join a dynamic department...

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Sygnature Discovery’s medicinal chemistry workshop for outstanding PhD students and postdocs

Sygnature Discovery is the UK’s largest independent provider of integrated drug discovery resource and expertise. Drawing on the experience of over 430 highly qualified...

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Sygnature Discovery’s Bioscience Workshop for outstanding PhD students and postdocs

Sygnature Discovery is the UK’s largest independent provider of integrated drug discovery resource and expertise. Drawing on the experience of over 430 highly qualified...

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Senior Purchase Ledger Assistant

Sygnature Discovery are recruiting a Senior PL Assistant to join their 11-person finance team working alongside the existing PL team of 3. The role...

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Purchase Ledger Team Leader

Sygnature Discovery are recruiting a PL Team Leader to join their 11-person finance team working alongside the existing PL team of 3. The role...

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CNS Pharmacology Project Leader – Nottingham

Project Leader to Growing In Vivo Pharmacology Group at Sygnature Discovery. Sygnature Discovery is seeking an experienced CNS pharmacologist to lead our In Vivo...

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HR Administrator – Talent Acquisition & Projects (Nottingham)

Background Sygnature Discovery is a highly respected, successful, and award-winning provider of fully integrated drug discovery research programmes to the global pharmaceutical industry. Founded...

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Bioanalytical Method Development Specialist – Nottingham

This growing department is looking for an experienced method development bioanalytical scientist to join a method development team to provided LC-MS support for the...

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HR Administrator – Operations (Nottingham)

Background Sygnature Discovery is a highly respected, successful, and award-winning provider of fully integrated drug discovery research programmes to the global pharmaceutical industry. Founded...

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MSc/MChem Scientists – Chemistry

Build your career in Drug Discovery Sygnature Discovery is an award-winning provider of fully-integrated drug discovery expertise to the global pharmaceutical industry. We actively...

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Associate Director (Translational Oncology ) – Alderley Park

We are looking for an Associate Director with extensive experience to join our Translational Oncology team in Alderley Park, Cheshire. With a background in...

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HR Administrator – Learning & Development (Nottingham)

Background Sygnature Discovery is a highly respected, successful, and award-winning provider of fully integrated drug discovery research programmes to the global pharmaceutical industry. Founded...

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Laboratory Technician – Nottingham

Laboratory Technicians at Sygnature Discovery play a pivotal role in supporting our scientists, ensuring they have the resources they need to carry out scientific...

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Associate Director, DMPK – Nottingham

DMPK Scientists at Sygnature Discovery play an essential role in supporting client projects. This growing department is looking for a talented DMPK Associate Director...

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Head of Site Operations – Nottingham

To support our continued growth, we are looking for an experienced Site Manager to join our team.  Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the...

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Bioanalytical Specialist: Senior/Principal Scientist (DMPK) – Nottingham

This growing department is looking for a talented Senior/Principal bioanalytical scientist to support the in vitro DMPK team. You will join a dynamic department...

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Senior Computational Chemist – Nottingham or Alderley Park

Computational Chemists at Sygnature Discovery are at the forefront of our scientific research, driving projects with the latest scientific software and cloud-based technology, solving challenging problems for...

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Formulation Scientist – Nottingham

Sygnature Discovery is a leading independent integrated drug discovery and non-clinical services company. Private equity-backed since 2017, the company operates fully enabled research facilities...

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Scientists & Senior Bioscientists – Nottingham

Bioscientists at Sygnature Discovery play an essential role in supporting and leading integrated preclinical drug discovery projects in collaboration with external clients. The growing...

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In vitro DMPK Principal Scientist – Nottingham

This growing department is looking for a talented DMPK Principal Scientist to support the in vitro DMPK team. You will join a dynamic department...

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In vitro DMPK Senior Scientist – Nottingham

This growing department is looking for a talented DMPK Senior Scientist to support the in vitro DMPK team. You will join a dynamic department...

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Principal Scientist (Bioscience) – Alderley Park

Bioscientists at Sygnature Discovery play an essential role in supporting and leading integrated client projects as well as delivering specialist biophysical and cell imaging...

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High Throughput Screening Scientist/Senior Scientist (Bioscience) – Nottingham

Bioscientists at Sygnature Discovery play an essential role in supporting and leading integrated client projects as well as delivering specialist biophysical and cell imaging...

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Associate Director – Medicinal Chemistry

Associate Director – Medicinal Chemistry (Drug Discovery Programmes) Senior medicinal chemists play a key role at Sygnature Discovery with Associate Directors providing senior oversight...

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Synthetic Organic and Medicinal Chemistry Scientists & Senior Scientists – Nottingham

Looking to develop your career in synthetic organic and medicinal chemistry? Whether you’ve recently completed your PhD or have several years’ experience under your...

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