Senior Scientist/Study Director

Company: CV-Library
Job type: Full-time

On behalf of our client, we are looking to recruit a Senior Scientist/Study Director to provide expertise in areas of design, implementation, and analysis of oncology studies for drug discovery. The successful candidate will assist in all phases of animal studies and be responsible for reviewing pre-clinical data and reports to monitor overall clinical data quality.

Full driving licence and own transport required due to the client’s location.

Basic Requirements:

* MSc in a life science discipline is essential, PhD is desirable

* Hold a Home Office Personal Licence

* Experience in drug discovery or translational research gained in an academic or preferably industrial setting

* Previous experience in oncology-related animal studies is desirable

* Demonstrated proficiency in a range of in vivo techniques

* Experience of leading teams and driving results

* In vitro and ex vivo experience is advantageous

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assisting senior study directors to design and execute preclinical studies both internally and through external partners, providing input to the strategy and direction of oncology projects

* Interpret and report on the results of studies, discuss conclusions and present at various internal and external forums

* Provide hands-on technical execution of in vivo studies

* Contribute scientific expertise in oncology to project teams

* Performing in vivo imaging sessions and subsequent data analysis

* Develop and train in-house staff for animal studies

* Act as a key point of contact for colleagues in other departments, and external customers by providing regular updates

* Strategic management to implement in vivo projects, maintaining close stakeholder relationships and delivering on client requirements and expectations

* Develop, approve, and distribute study-related documents and other study tools

Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic. To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment process

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