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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  • 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, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, Greater London, N1 7GU
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    • PM House, Riverway Estate, Old Portsmouth Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1LZ
  • At Stafffinders, our specialist consultants are dedicated to finding and matching exceptional candidates from the biotechnology industry to career-enhancing roles. Our clients can rest assured that we will supply them with high/calibre candidates given our in-depth knowledge of the industry and our wealth of influential industry contacts.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 6 New Street, Paisley, West Lanarkshire, PA1 1XY
    • 139 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4JY

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