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UCB: Research Assistant - Global Chemistry

Outline: This job is in Research & Early Development, job ID 85140. We are looking for a Research Associate who is innovative and agile to join us in our Global Chemistry team, based in our research site in Slough, UK. See this link for further details and application.

About the role: The scientist would provide core support in physical and analytical chemistry to characterise New Chemical Entities (NCE’s) from the Medicinal Chemistry group and will be utilising automation and analytical instrumentation.

Who you'll work with: Medicinal Chemists, Biologists, Pharmacology and DMPK groups.

What you'll do:

Interested? For this role we’re looking for the following education, experience and skills: The required candidate should have a strong scientific background, good written and verbal communication skills and be highly self-motivated with a proven ability to multi-task effectively and adapt to meet the demands of a fast-paced environment.

Are you ready to ‘go beyond’ to create value and make your mark for patients? If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!

Why work for us: At UCB, we don’t just complete tasks, we create value. We aren’t afraid to push forward, collaborate, and innovate to make our mark for patients. We have a caring, supportive culture where everyone feels included, respected and has equitable opportunities to do their best work. We ‘go beyond’ to create value for our patients, and always with a human focus, whether that’s on our patients, our employees or our planet. Working for us, you will discover a place where you can grow, and have the freedom to carve your own career path to achieve your full potential.

Learn more about sustainability at UCB and how it is integrated into our business approach.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race/colour/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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