This role is office-based and can be undertaken from either our Manchester or London locations.
The main responsibilities of the role will include evaluating new targets to add to our pipeline and working as part of multiple project teams to establish and manage the screening cascades for testing compounds both in vitro and in vivo conducted by our outsourcing partners.
Our projects are focused on delivering multiple pre-clinical candidates spanning different therapeutic areas making this a diverse, fast moving and challenging opportunity for the right applicants.
To succeed in this position, you will also require a high, proven level of self-motivation, flexibility and organisational skills. The role forms a key part in C4X Discovery’s Discovery team.
We are looking for candidates with a Bioscience PhD and significant experience in all stages of drug discovery from Target Identification to Candidate Selection gained within a Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology company. As mentioned, experience in the fields of Oncology and/or Inflammation (particularly autoimmune disease) is required for this position.
This role requires the ability to lead large, cross-functional or highly skilled projects and enable projects to succeed through effective goal setting, resourcing and budget control. Application of expert knowledge in an area of specialism to directly influence multiple projects and making independent decisions which propel projects forward and enable goals to be met are a vital part of this role. As is the ability to identify potential solutions to more complex challenges and provide expert advice in order to facilitate project progression but also staff development.
C4X Discovery offers a broad selection of health benefits, share options, a generous pension scheme and an annual, discretionary bonus scheme.