Work as Senior Scientist, Discovery Safety @ AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a science-led, global biopharmaceutical company, with a focused portfolio in core therapies. We are committed to improving the health and lives of people across the globe, through our broad research and development platform, and a growing late-stage pipeline. Working in over 100 countries, we have strength in emerging markets, and our medicines are used by millions of patients and clinicians worldwide.

Job Title : Senior Scientist – Discovery Safety

Location : Cambridge

Qualification : Postgraduate qualification in biological sciences or chemistry.

Experience and Skills :

  • Experience with design and execution of in vitro and / or in vivo experiments to determine the effects of therapeutics on biological systems.
  • Solid understanding of the drug discovery and development process, including but not limited to safety and toxicology.
  • Strong communication, presentation and influencing skills.
  • A team player with a collaborative approach.
  • Results orientated, and able to focus on detail when required.
  • Experience of conducting lab based safety assessments.
  • Knowledge of Ames, in vitro and in vivo Micronucleus tests would be helpful, though training can be given.
  • Molecular genetics skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Job Responsibilities : As a Senior Scientist – Discovery Safety you’ll be mainly laboratory based, conducting genetic toxicology studies and understanding the practices, principles and concepts associated with reviewing, planning, conducting, validating, and reporting a variety of studies.

Closing date for applications: 20 April 2016

How to Apply : Interested candidates must apply online

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