Drug Discovery recruitment agency listing

Despite the economic downturn drug discovery jobs within the pharmaceutical industry are coming to the fore, at the cutting edge of new findings like genomics and proteomics.

Paid well, drug discovery is potentially an area of research with long lasting, positive effects on society. It enables new products to be created by pharmaceutical companies, for the good of people with challenging illnesses and conditions. Employment in this area might comprise of project management, team leader roles and target validation, as well as the main role of researcher.

Recruitment agencies and employers looking for suitable candidates are likely to rely on those coming from a post graduate Chemistry or Biology background. Pharmaceutical companies have opportunities and ongoing needs for staff comprising biochemists, cellular biologists, organic chemists, microbiologists and more. A candidate who can demonstrate a strong academic mind, and excellent research skills through very good results from university is likely to gain employment in this area.

Salaries range from around £37,000 p.a. to negotiable amounts.

A candidate interested in drug discovery research should be someone who is drawn to an intensive research environment, highly motivated and keen to be part of an emerging field. Working in highly effective multidisciplinary teams, they would be expected to be team players as well as being able to work alone.

 
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  • Scintillant Life Sciences

    With falling numbers of newly developed and approved drugs and the relentlessly rising R&D costs, the placement of innovative and success driven scientists for posts in Drug Discovery is a critical necessity for all Biotech and Pharmaceutical companies. This sector has been selected by Scintillant as a key target for candidate placement.
    Coverage UK & Europe
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    • LinkPoint Resources, 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB
    • Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 145-157 St John Street, London, Greater London, EC1V 4PY
    • Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6EZ
    • 49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ
    • LinkPoint, CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD
    • Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE
  • Atom Recruitment Ltd.

    We focus exclusively in niche sectors offering a complete service dedicated to the Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Life Science, Personal Care / Cosmetic and Food Industries. Excelling in our market knowledge and expertise; our goal is to provide you with a continuous professional and personal service.
    Coverage National - All UK
    • The Cleaning Centre, Bath Road, Littlewick Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 3QR
  • ProClinical

    ProClinical assist experienced life-sciences professionals with finding permanent and contract jobs at pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and clinical research organisations, including leading global brands and smaller emerging companies.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Asia Pacific
    • 28 Scrutton Street, London, EC2A 4RP
  • CK Associates Limited

    The CK Science Division of CK Associates Limited has over 20 years experience supplying specialist permanent and contract staff to the biotechnology industry in the UK and Europe. We cover bioprocess technology and development, fermentation science, genetic manipulation and engineering, protein engineering, downstream processing, cell culture, production and quality assurance.
    Coverage Throughout the UK and Europe
    • Brunswick House, The Bridge Business Centre, Beresford Way, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 9FG
    • 9 High Street, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 3BG
    • Rivergreen Centre, Aykley Heads, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5TS
  • Vector Recruitment Limited

    We are a focussed, innovative team of experienced consultants, specialising in the high technology market. We don't dilute our efforts by working in other sectors and all of us have an engineering or science background. We understand our market and the careers it can offer bright, ambitious people.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • The Innovation Centre, University Way, Cranfield Technology Park, Bedfordshire, Cranfield, MK43 0BT
  • Blue Heron Pharmaceutical Recruitment

    Now in our 17th year, BLUE HERON has proven to be a successful independently owned specialist pharmaceutical recruitment company that has a reputation for providing a friendly, personalised and efficient service for both clients and candidates alike.
    Coverage United Kingdom
    • Heronwood, St Leonards Hill, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 4AT
  • Cranleigh Scientific

    Cranleigh Scientific is an independent consultancy supplying all levels of staff to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, cosmetics, toiletries, chemicals, food & drink, polymers, materials, environmental, waste and renewable energy industries across the UK.
    Coverage All UK
    • York House, Tylers Court, Rowland Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8SS
  • Clinical Professionals

    Clinical Professionals is Europe’s leading independent Pharma staffing and functional service provision (FSP) business for the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, CRO and drug discovery industries, and with ex-industry specialists as our senior management team, we have a real depth of knowledge of these sectors.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Ground Floor, 11-12 Bouverie Street, London, UK, EC4Y 8DP
    • 3rd Floor Blagrave House, 33 Blagrave Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 1PW
  • HRUK Recruitment Group

    HRUK Science Division specialise in Biotechnology positions from middle management on circa 40k right through to board level. Whether it is large multinational organisation or a smaller start up with new, innovative technology that are just breaking into the market, we have the candidates to suit. We cover R&D, Clinical Research, Business Development, Project Management, Scientists, Microbiologists
    Coverage Globally
    • 60 Roseville Road, Suite B, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 5DR
  • Options Recruitment (Scotland) Ltd

    Within our diverse organisation we have expertise in a number of areas, and within these areas we recruit the full spectrum of candidates. We have a renowned reputation of providing a first class service to both clients and candidates alike.
    Coverage Throughout the United Kingdom
    • Comely Park Business Centre, 16 Comeley Park, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7HU

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