Associate Principal Scientist in vitro Toxicology for a global Contract Research Organisation based in Cheshire, upto £48.5k plus a generous benefits package.

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We are currently recruiting an Associate Principal Scientist to join a highly successful contract research organisation based in the North West of England. 


  • Support high and low throughput Toxicology assays for commercial as well as research and development activities.  Conducting work to a high quality, within specified timelines, and within safety regulations.
  • Cell culture in both 2D and 3D format
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Assay development, contributing to R&D and improvement projects and troubleshooting
  • Working to a high standard and adhering to our Quality System.
  • Contributing to our Quality System via preparation of SOP's 
  • Interacting with our Information Systems Team to drive automation and data processing tools
  • Ensuring high standards of data quality and productivity within the team
  • Work closely with the Project/Study Managers to ensure that all studies performed meet the requirements of our clients
  • Keeping up to date with scientific advances


The Ideal Candidate:

  • PhD in in vitro toxicology, or related subject, along with considerable experience from working within Industry (Pharma or CRO).  
  • Practical skills and techniques relevant to in vitro toxicology including cell culture, high content imaging analysis, flow-cytometry and mechanistic toxicology assays is essential.   
  • Strong data analysis and interpretation skills with evidence from key publications in the field.
  • Line management and project management experience.


This is a new, fantastic opportunity to join a company dedicated to providing their clients with first class support across drug discovery, pre-clinical and clinical projects.

20 January 2021
Greater Manchester