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Principal Pre-Clinical Research Scientist

Principal Pre-Clinical Research Scientist

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Principal Pre-Clinical Research Scientist

MSI Pharma have partnered with a world-leading pharmaceutical company, they are currently looking an experienced Principal Pre-Clinical Research Scientist. You would be joining the Pre-Clinical Development team and be involved in innovating their global portfolio of leading consumer health drugs.


  • Provide scientific and technical input to pre-clinical development plans
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, and publication of pre-/ clinical studies
  • Collaborate and co-ordinate with internal / external to ensure research is executed as designed
  • Contribute pre-clinical content to regulatory submissions and other regulatory engagement for clinical research activities
  • Keeping up to date with relevant literature and support publications to ensure they are scientifically robust
  • Implementation of novel research methods in line with internal/external guidelines
  • Work closely with pre-clinical team to ensure pre-requisite data are available to progress clinical activities


  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical or healthcare industry. Consumer Health care experience is greatly preferred.
  • Solid understanding of the pre-clinical development cycle
  • Strong pre-clinical research experience is required, experience with Pain Therapeutics is highly preferred
  • Proven experience in clinical development, medical or scientific affairs
  • Demonstrated experience and proven track record of delivering clinical development programs/clinical studies/clinical evidence gathering activities such as randomised controlled trials, Real World Evidence studies
  • Demonstrated experience representing an organisation with external stakeholders


  • Master's degree or PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline such as medical or clinical science
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong computer literacy including competency in Microsoft Office software