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Why Work At BioAscent

Associate Director - Compound Management

Discover a Better Future

At BioAscent, our rapid growth is fuelled by the success of our people. We are passionate about science, and our customers appreciate who we are and what we do.

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Compound Management/Sample Management Scientist to join us at BioAscent as an Associate Director and contribute to our continued growth and success. As an integral part of our organization, you will play a vital role in the development and management of our compound library, contributing to ground-breaking discoveries and the improvement of human health.

The Role

Working with innovative research companies, including pharma, biotech, and academic organizations worldwide, you will apply your superior knowledge to help our customers discover innovative medicines. As an Associate Director, you will be responsible for managing and expanding the department, leading teams, developing talent, and shaping the strategic direction to support drug discovery activities.

Your key responsibilities will include:

The Requirements

As an experienced Compound Management scientist, you should possess the following qualifications:

What We Offer

Our most valuable asset is our people, and we are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative environment within BioAscent. As a key member of the team, you’ll have the opportunity to shape your own career as part of our Career Engagement Review process. This can include both on-site initiatives such as continuous learning and bespoke training through recognised external experts and programmes.

In addition, we offer a highly competitive salary which is reviewed annually, pension, life insurance, flexible working hours, and a possible relocation allowance.

Who We Are

Founded in 2013, BioAscent is a highly respected, successful and award-winning provider of integrated drug discovery CRO services based in state-of-the-art laboratories at BioCity Glasgow in Newhouse, Scotland. Our integrated drug discovery services include de novo assay development, compound screening, medicinal and synthetic chemistry, computational chemistry, and compound management.

At BioAscent, we offer not only great science, a supportive team, and a state-of-the-art laboratory environment but also an exceptional quality of life. Located between Glasgow and Edinburgh, with easy access to the beauty of Scottish lochs, islands, and mountains, we offer the best of both worlds.

To apply please send a CV with a cover letter to Allison via the link below. Interviews will be carried out on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to apply early.


Please provide confirmation of your eligibility to work in the UK. We can consider sponsoring potential employees with relevant experience and qualifications under a Skilled Worker visa.

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