Pharmaron UK Limited

BSc Chemistry Laboratory Scientist Apprenticeship - Degree (Level 6)

Pharmaron UK Limited (Employer)

The University of Bradford (Training Provider)

Annual wage £8,385.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm
4 years (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Laboratory Scientist (degree) (apprenticeship standard)
30 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Founded in 2004, Pharmaron is a cutting-edge, fully integrated pharmaceutical R&D service platform supporting the life science industry. The company has invested in its people and facilities and established its comprehensive service offerings throughout the pharmaceutical R&D lifecycle with operations in China, the US and the UK.


What will the apprentice be doing?

The Metabolism team is Pharmaron’s global centre of excellence for drug and environmental metabolism. We partner with our clients to provide solutions in characterising a drug candidate’s ADME properties, kinetics, bioavailability and safety, as well as determining the fate of molecules in the environment and identifying the nature of residues in livestock and crops.



What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The successful candidate will be expected to attend yearly summer schools which run for 2 weeks in Bradford in early September to be taught chemistry practical skills. Our candidate will also benefit from hands on experience being part of a research team whilst studying towards a BSc in Chemistry. The resultant four-year programme covers core topics in organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry though distance learning.


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will be sponsored to study a chemistry degree with Bradford University as well as being paid a salary.  This is a 4-year degree apprenticeship, which will give you a solid background in chemistry as well as the ability to apply your knowledge in areas around the chemical sciences. 


Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working

Qualifications Required

A Level or equivalent Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics (Grade A, B, C) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics (Grade Merit) Desired
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