Senior Scientist

Role: Senior Scientist

Length: 12 Months Contract

Location: Maidenhead

Job Summary 

In this role you will have the opportunity to design and perform mechanistic, bespoke studies to answer specific question of projects, and utilise broad DMPK experience to interpret data and communicate results and key messages to the project team. You will act as an expert in certain aspects of DMPK and demonstrate scientific leadership by educating, influencing, and guiding project decision making within this area. Integrate in vitro data and predict the absorption, distribution, clearance and drug-drug interaction profile of NCEs and supervise students and/or junior scientists

Identify, develop and validate new in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo assays according to the recent advance in ADME field and business need. You will also work with DMPK reps to provide expert scientific support for one or more projects in discovery or development.

Candidate Specification

  • Relevant scientific degree 
  • Knowledge of fundamental pharmacokinetic concepts is essential, and experience in a variety of DMPK assays and techniques (in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo) is preferred.

Company Statement

You will have the opportunity to work for a medium sized Biopharmaceutical company. The company is focused on improving the quality of life in various disease areas

They are looking for candidates that share their passion and motivation while working in an entrepreneurial and multi-cultural environment that encourages all employees to bring their ideas on board and become a key member of the company’s evolution.

The company has a team/family culture which allows easy access for communication and easy access for new members to integrate with existing members and a key focus on learning and development.

About Us

Planet Pharma was founded by a dedicated team of seasoned professionals with extensive experience supporting the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device industries. 
We provide the following solutions: Contract Staffing, Outsourced Projects, Permanent Placement and Managed Service Provider Specialities: Clinical & Scientific Staffing, Technology Staffing, Site Management & Monitoring, Clinical Project & Program Management, Clinical Programming & Data Management, Biostatistical Analysis & Reporting, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Writing, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and Validation.

We are an equal opportunities Recruitment Business and Agency. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

To Apply

If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please apply below ore telephone  Femi Olubodun on +44 (0)2038681010 or E-mail

If this role isn’t suitable for you, please let us know if you can refer anyone – any recommendations are much appreciated! Planet Pharma offers a competitive referral scheme so you will be rewarded for your help!


Scientist, DMPK, ADME, in vivo, in vitro, assay development, leadership, ex vivo

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