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Senior Scientist – AstraZeneca

The AstraZeneca is looking for an interested candidate for the position of Senior Scientist to help identify molecules with the “Right Safety” profile.

Position Requirements:

  • Postgraduate qualification in biological sciences or chemistry.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of Ames, in vitro and in vivo Micronucleus tests would be helpful, though training can be given.
  • Experience of conducting lab based safety assessments.
Employer AstraZeneca
Posted 31-03-2016
Location Cambridge, UK
Discipline NA
Salary Competitive
Official Notice


  • 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.

Deadline: 20-Apr-2016

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

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