ApconiX Is Recruiting Experienced Target Safety Biologists (Principal Scientist)

ApconiX Is Recruiting Experienced Target Safety Biologists (Principal Scientist)

ApconiX is a team of world-renowned nonclinical safety experts with over 500 years of drug discovery and development expertise.  We were formed in 2015 by three scientists with the drive and ambition to create a world-renowned company.  We are now looking to grow our team of experts by the addition of talented and dedicated life scientists who would enjoy this busy and dynamic environment.  You will need to be flexible, collaborative and highly organised and to approach your work with passion and a sense of fun.  Because we are a growing company, this is a great opportunity to make a huge impact and be part of something special.

Alderley Park is the UKs largest science park in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside, close to Manchester and its  International Airport (10 miles) and with direct trains to London every hour from Wilmslow/Macclesfield.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced biomedical writer or discovery/mechanistic toxicologist to join our team of target safety biologists.  The team creates target safety assessments (TSAs) and provides guidance to our growing list of clients to make crucial decisions on progressing drug projects.  We compile and interpret relevant literature and bioinformatics data on a particular drug target (sometimes including modality) to provide an expert view on risks associated with the target and their possible mitigation.  Combined with researching and producing TSAs, you will also contribute to our expanding expert team guiding customer projects and developing new markets.

Candidate Essential Requirements

  • Qualified to BSc, MSc or PhD level in Biological Sciences or similar
  • Experience of conducting TSAs/biomedical writing and/or discovery toxicology
  • Excellent data handling skills
  • Fluent English with excellent communication skills
  • UK right of abode

We are looking for full time employees but we are highly open to part time and/or flexible working.  The company offers competitive pay, pension and holidays.

How to Apply

Please submit a CV with covering letter to careers@apconix.com by December 31st 2022.   For more information, contact ruth.roberts@apconix.com or james.sidaway@apconix.com. Interviews will take place early in 2023.  Download the PDF job description: Target Safety Biologist (Principal Scientist)