Senior DMPK Research Scientist

Location UK, North West


Senior DMPK Research Scientist

Location – Cheshire

Sector – Drug Discovery


Our client is a leading company, offering research services to the Drug Discovery sector. They collaborate with leading researchers and organisations to enhance drug discovery programmes across DMPK, Toxicology and ADME. Based near Macclesfield, they are offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual to join them as a Senior Research Scientist. This is a senior, laboratory based role with line management responsibilities. If you are looking to lead exciting drug discovery projects and want to further your career, then this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.


The Role

This is a role for highly experienced Drug Discovery experts who have significant ADME / DMPK experience of various assays using LC-MS/MS and differing types of spectroscopy. You should hold a PhD (or Master’s) in Chemistry, Drug Metabolism, or related discipline.

As a Senior Research Scientist, you will develop high quality assays to determine physicochemical properties of new drugs whilst offering technical expertise to clients and junior staff members. You will have line management responsibilities for a small number of junior scientists and report into the Team Leader.

The role will involve working on various ADME and physicochemical assays including drug solubility, stability, protein binding etc using LC-MS/MS and spectroscopic techniques.


Skills and Experience Needed:

Suitable applicants will have:


  • ·         A PhD or Master’s – Focused on chemistry, biology, or related to ADME/DMPK.
  • ·         Recent and significant experience in developing ADME/DMPK physical chemistry assays i.e. LC-MS/MS and spectroscopy.
  • ·         Proven ability to interpret data and drive experiments forward.
  • ·         Previous line management experience of junior scientists.
  • ·         Excellent communication skills to both internal staff, and external clients.
  • ·         Excellent organisational and time management skills.


The Package

Being a leading drug discovery service provider, our client is offering the chance to be part of a growing organisation on a permanent basis, with a competitive salary and benefits package.


To Apply

If you would like to submit an application for this position, please contact Charlie Cox on 07903 204577, or send an email to


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