One Year Sandwich/Industry Student Placement from September 2023

Bethan Kelly at Nanion QPatch

The closing date for this job vacancy has passed.  Please visit our Come and Join Us page for current vacancies.  If you believe you have the skills and experience and would like to become part of our team please send your speculative CV to

ApconiX is a team of world-renowned nonclinical safety experts with over 500 years of drug discovery and development expertise. We offer a range of toxicology services including our laboratory which specialises in the testing of pharmaceutical compounds against ion channel targets.

The placement will involve training in cell culture, cell line generation, automated patch-clamp and data analysis. There is also the opportunity to undertake a significant period of research.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about science and keen to learn. The position is salaried and will be based at Alderley Park in Cheshire (the UKs biggest life science campus).

Applications by CV and covering email, please, to Dr Michael Morton:  Closing date for this opportunity is the 31st of March 2023

Read about our current placement student Bethan Kelly.  Bethan is thoroughly enjoying her time with us, adding, “This is the best thing I’ve ever done!”

ApconiX was formed in 2015 by three scientists with the drive and ambition to create a world-renowned company. We are always looking to grow our team of experts by the addition of talented and dedicated life scientists who would enjoy this busy and dynamic environment. This is a great opportunity to experience working life in a growing company.

Alderley Park is 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.  Download PDF Placement Student