About us


We are always looking for the very best people to join our team.

Are you looking to make a difference in your next role? Does being part of something that can change the world excite you?

If so, we’d like to hear from you.

If you are passionate about scientific innovation, collaboration and helping patients get the treatments they need sooner, then come and view our vacancies and see how together we can help to reshape medicines discovery.

At Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) we have a bold, yet achievable ambition – to reshape medicines discovery in the UK by enabling our scientific communities to make their mark on the industry and patients.

We do this by supporting UK innovators to succeed, championing life science technology and new approaches.

And that’s where you could come in – we need the very best people to join our team.

MDC Vacancies

To view all of the current MDC vacancies please click here.

Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) are proud to be working in partnership with the Department of Health and Social Care, UK Biocentre and the University of Glasgow to help in the fight against COVID-19. As part of the UK Lighthouse Labs Network, MDC are responsible for running and managing the laboratory at the impressive Alderley Park site in Cheshire, which is the UK’s largest life science campus.

We are looking to build a team of over 500 at Alderley Park including Lab Scientists, Bioscience Leads, and Data Scientists.

Do you have what we’re looking for – can you improve our growing team?

Lighthouse Labs Vacancies

To view all of the current Lighthouse Labs vacancies please click here.

We are an equal opportunities employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants regardless of disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment status, marital or civil partnership status, race, religion/belief or age.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited approaches from recruitment agencies.