ApconiX Is Recruiting a Target Safety Biologist

Target Safety Biologist

ApconiX is a team of world-renowned nonclinical safety experts with over 400 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 Target Safety Biologist Role

We are looking for a research-minded scientist to join our team of target safety biologists.  The team create target safety assessments (TSAs) to help our growing list of clients make crucial decisions on progressing drug projects.  Each TSA involves compiling and interpreting relevant literature and bioinformatics data on a particular drug target to provide an expert view on risks associated with the target and their possible mitigation.  Combined with researching and producing TSAs, you will also conduct customer discovery aimed at developing new markets.

Candidate Essential Requirements

  • Qualified to BSc, MSc or PhD level in Biological Sciences or similar
  • Excellent data handling skills
  • Fluent English with excellent communication skills
  • UK right of abode

The position is for a 12-month temporary contract in the first instance with a view to transitioning to permanent employment.  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 July 22nd 2022.   For more information, contact ruth.roberts@apconix.com or james.sidaway@apconix.com. Interviews will take place on August 9, 11 or 12th 2022.

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