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In Vivo Scientist

Location: Cambridge
Salary: Competitive Salary
Ref: ALS 2009

Our client, one of the leading global biologics in R&D, are looking to recruit an In Vivo Scientist to work within their team focusing on cardiovascular, autoimmune and oncology therapeutic areas.

12 months initially fixed term contract

Basic Requirements:

  • Home Office License modules 1- 4 is essential
  • BSc in scientific field desirable
  • Previous experience working with in vivo experiments
  • Minimum of 4- 5 years’ experience within the industry is preferred
  • An ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Experience of working in a drug discovery/development environment is desirable
  • Driving license and own transport preferable due to location.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Execution of regulated experimental procedures requiring compliance with the Home Office Animal (Scientific procedures) Act 1986
  • Work in accordance to current legislation for experimental Neoplasia (UKCCCR Guidelines)
  • Design, record and analyse all in vivo experimental work
  • Husbandry and welfare checks
  • Operation of washing and sterilisation equipment
  • Liaise and work closely with other therapeutic aligned sections(s) of the Biological Sciences team to allow interlinking across all therapeutic areas
  • Work in a flexible, collaborative style in support of colleagues within and outside the Biological Sciences team
  • Acquire and maintain a working understanding of the scientific basis of project work, sufficient to be able to competently perform the required experiments
  • Ensure accurate data recording relating to both experimental and non-experimental procedures is undertaken and maintained
  • To participate in essential weekend duties.

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.