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Senior Research Scientist

Princeton, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs with operational sites in Europe, Asia and the US. The Company has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an industrialized platform that can drive new innovative small molecule compounds into the clinic. In addition, Evotec has built a deep internal knowledge base in the treatment of diseases related to neuroscience, pain, and inflammation. Leveraging these skills and expertise the Company intends to deliver superior science-driven discovery alliances with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

The Assay Operations Group is seeking a talented and innovative Senior Research Scientist (full-time/permanent position) to join our growing team at Evotec’s US headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a new capability within our Mass Spectrometry group.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the optimization and implementation of affinity selection mass spectrometry screening
  • Provide guidance and leadership for mass spectrometry-based compound profiling
  • Interacting with management and directly with clients
  • Maintaining detailed laboratory records of all activities
  • Potential for managing junior scientists within the group


  • Experience in Mass Spectrometry is essential
  • Familiarity with ligand binding techniques (i.e., SPR, DSF, radioligand binding) highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel; Sigma Plot or GraphPad Prism is essential
  • Highly self-motivated, ability to work well in a cross-functional team and excellent communication skills are essential
  • The successful candidate should hold a PhD in biological sciences (or equivalent) with experience working both independently and collaboratively in a laboratory environment

In return, Evotec offers the chance to expand and develop your career in a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community.

Evotec is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, age, disability, genetic information, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Company Description
Evotec is a life science company with a unique business model that delivers on its mission to discover and develop highly effective therapeutics and make them available to the patients. The Company’s multimodality platform comprises a unique combination of innovative technologies, data and science for the discovery, development, and production of first-in-class and best-in-class pharmaceutical products. Evotec leverages this “Data-driven R&D Autobahn to Cures” for proprietary projects and within a network of partners including all Top 20 Pharma and over 800 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, as well as other healthcare stakeholders. Evotec has strategic activities in a broad range of currently underserved therapeutic areas, including e.g. neurology, oncology, as well as metabolic and infectious diseases. Within these areas of expertise, Evotec aims to create the world-leading co-owned pipeline for innovative therapeutics and has to-date established a portfolio of more than 200 proprietary and co-owned R&D projects from early discovery to clinical development. Evotec operates globally with more than 4,500 highly qualified people. The Company’s 16 sites offer highly synergistic technologies and services and operate as complementary clusters of excellence. For additional information please go to and follow us on Twitter @Evotec and LinkedIn.



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