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Associate Director / Principal Scientist in DMPK (Nottingham)

DMPK Scientists at Sygnature Discovery play an essential role in supporting client projects. The growing department is looking for a talented DMPK Principal Scientist or Associate Director to push and lead our capabilities even further.

As a DMPK Principal Scientist or Associate Director, you will join a dynamic department actively discovering new drugs for a broad range of projects, molecular targets and therapeutic indications.

Associate Director Responsibilities;

  • You will represent DMPK as the subject matter expert on Sygnature Discovery’s client project teams
  • You will provide scientific and managerial leadership to their team in prioritizing and executing on key deliverables and project needs
  • You will support the recruitment and retaining of key talent to maintain a high-performing team
  • You will contribute to Sygnature Discovery’s DMPK recruitment needs, capital budget and implementation plans
  • You will need to support business development activities

Principal Scientist Responsibilities;

  • You will represent DMPK as the subject matter expert on Sygnature Discovery’s client project teams
  • You will design and execute discovery studies to understand the pharmacokinetics (PK) and absorption, metabolism, distribution, and excretion (ADME) of drug candidates
  • You will be responsible for the analysis, interpretation, integration and reporting of discovery DMPK data generated
  • You will implement innovative technologies and approaches to enhance scientific impact and/or efficiencies
  • You will contribute to Sygnature Discovery’s DMPK resource allocation
  • You may need to support business development activities

Experience / Requirements;

  • B.Sc., M.Sc. and/or Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related disciplines with thorough knowledge of absorption, distribution, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics
  • Broad experience in working with cross functional project teams to support drug discovery and/or pre-clinical development
  • Extensive experience of biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry experience in discovery DMPK
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

In return you will receive an excellent training and benefits package, including a highly competitive salary and pension scheme. All our benefits are tailored to enhancing your experience at Sygnature as it is important to us that you share our success. We also recognise that our environment is paramount, so we foster a collaborative and supportive culture with plenty of opportunities to grow and develop, tailored to individual and business needs.

We are an award-winning provider of fully integrated drug discovery research programmes to the global pharmaceutical industry. Our clients place great value on our highly flexible, transparent and collaborative business model. Our continuing growth has been supported by our move to the Discovery building in spring 2017, a purpose-built facility on the BioCity site in the heart of Nottingham.

If you are interested in joining a successful, engaged and award-winning company that places its people at the heart of its business, please apply online using the form in the left side-bar, including;

  • CV
  • Covering letter (briefly outlining your suitability for the role)
  • Confirmation of your status of eligibility to work in the UK

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