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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  • From Drug Discovery to R&D, Cranleigh Scientific are able to deliver a top class employment service for the diverse opportunities that the Biotech Sector offers. Our enviable knowledge of bioscience disciplines allows us to conduct bespoke recruitment projects that are designed around your business and the challenging lab environment. If you're an SME or large multinational, we have access to professionals for all scientific fields.
    Coverage All UK
    • York House, Tylers Court, Rowland Road, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8SS
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • McBarron Wood International's Biotechnology functional practice is based in Oxford. Headed by a senior consultant with more than a decade of experience in working with University spin offs and established businesses, you know you are in safe hands when recruiting for your next hire in this highly demanding arena.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG
    • Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD
    • MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP178PB
  • 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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