Study Director

General Scientific
East Lothian
Aisha Butt

Study Director 



Job Summary

The Department of Animal and In vitro ADME provides support to the pharmaceutical, veterinary pharmaceutical and chemical/agrochemical industries by evaluating the metabolism and disposition (ADME) of new chemical and biological entities in vitro and in vivo in a variety of test species.  The current role will primarily focus on assessment of tissue distribution, excretion and plasma kinetics in small and large animal species, including livestock, predominantly using radiolabeled test materials, with the potential to cross train across the department in in vitro, livestock and regADME studies.  

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and management of ADME studies in multiple species to support drug and agrochemical development
  • Data manipulation and review and preparation of scientific reports 
  • Establishing strong client relationships
  • Contributing to staff training and development programs
  • Supervision of junior staff
  • Ensuring a high quality of work from enquiry to study completion

 Minimum Requirements:

  • A degree in a Life Science or chemistry related subject.
  • A significant level of hands on experience in the conduct of studies, previous study management experience in a CRO desirable
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to focus on clear study outcomes

Benefits Summary:

  • Excellent career progression and professional development opportunities
  • Discretionary annual bonus based on performance
  • Private Health Care Subsidised electric car scheme
  • Pension scheme including 8% employer contribution
  • Personal life insurance equivalent to 6 times your annual salary
  • Employee discount scheme – discounts across hundreds of retailers!
  • Paid opportunity to volunteer for one day each year
  • Free onsite parking
  • Relocation assistance is possible.

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