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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 essential role in supporting and leading integrated client projects as well as delivering specialist assays to complement In Vivo studies.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced and talented scientist to join the In Vivo Pharmacology department at Sygnature Discovery and take a lead role in delivering high quality in vivo studies for our customers.

As a scientist you will join a dynamic department actively discovering new drugs for a broad range of projects, targets, and therapeutic indications. You will be responsible for the execution and delivery of high-quality data supporting customer’s projects across several therapeutic areas including metabolic and CNS.

Key requirements

  • Ideally you will have a BSc. in pharmacology, biochemistry, or a related discipline. A drug discovery background gained through experience in a pharmaceutical company or a CRO would be advantageous.
  • You will possess knowledge and experience in working and performing in vivo scientific procedures including the collection of samples and tissues. Handling of experimental data (paper and electronic), the ability to maintain accurate and up to date records, and experience in the formulation and administration of compounds would be beneficial.
  • You will be capable of developing new techniques and methodologies and have excellent laboratory skills.
  • You will have a proven ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team.
  • You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to present complex scientific ideas and datasets to key stakeholders


This is a permanent position and offers an excellent training and benefits package, including a highly competitive salary which is reviewed annually, a bonus scheme, a well-regarded pension scheme, and private medical insurance. All our benefits are tailored to enhancing your experience at Sygnature as it is important to us that you share in our success.

We also recognise that the environment you work in is a priority, so we have built a collaborative and supportive culture with plenty of opportunities to grow and succeed, tailored to individual and business needs. This includes an excellent set of bespoke training and development courses to accelerate both your scientific and personal career growth.

If you are interested in joining a successful and engaged company that places its people at the heart of its business, please apply through the link including the following:

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1) Your CV,

2) a covering letter that briefly outlines your suitability for the role and your current notice period (if applicable), and

3) confirmation of your status of eligibility to work in the UK (we are able to consider sponsoring potential employees with relevant levels of qualifications and experience under a Skilled Worker visa).

Your application will be submitted through our trusted partners, LogicMelon, although only employees of Sygnature Discovery will review your application and personal data.

We will be interviewing on an ongoing basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible.

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact the Careers team at Please do not submit your application to this email address.

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