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Your contributions could shape the future of translational research and ultimately change patients’ lives for the better.

We are always looking for talented individuals with a wide range of skills and backgrounds who share our mission.  

Check out our current vacancies and learn more about working with us. 

Current vacancies

See the latest opportunities available.

Benefits and rewards

We offer a competitive benefits package and salary.

Early careers

Programmes on offer include fellowships, internships and more.

Working at LifeArc

We thrive on innovation, collaboration and excellence and want you to flourish, learn, challenge yourself and build a rewarding career with us.  

Our principles

Our principles

  • Focus on patient impact – We are always open and transparent, strive to do the best we can to transform lives. 
  • Foster innovation – We encourage curiosity and creative thinking so that we can turn ideas into impactful solutions. 
  • Seek collaborations – We value different perspectives and experiences, trust each other, enjoy our work and share our successes. 
  • Act with commitment –  We are committed to finding solutions to complex problems by embracing ambiguity and adopting a flexible approach. 
  • Strive for excellence – We thrive in a high-performance culture and are driven by both personal and organisational objectives. 
Opportunities for all

Opportunities for all

To improve the quality of decisions we make and the work we deliver, we seek out and listen to views from a wide array of people. 

We’re also committed to ensuring equal access to opportunities for anyone who might want to work for us. 

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Our commitment to the environment

Our commitment to the environment

We strive to reduce energy and carbon usage and greenhouse gas emissions associated with our operations and investments every year. 

We’re required to report on our carbon footprint from electricity usage and business mileage, but go beyond that to also report on water usage, waste disposal, employee commuting and wider business travel.

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Developing our people

Developing our people

At LifeArc, we don’t just hire people, we cultivate and grow amazing talent.

We have the advantage of a strong financial position to be able to accelerate our people’s development, providing a multidisciplinary approach which provides growth opportunities.

From LifeArc-specific training programmes to access to world-leading learning platforms, you’ll have every opportunity to grow and develop.

We believe you are in the driver seat of your career progression, and we provide the vehicles to get you there.

Working at LifeArc gives my work great purpose and I highly enjoy this. It is amazing to work for a charity that tries to make the most impact for patients and pushes projects forward so treatments can go into the clinics sooner. I have learned a lot about how organisations work and, apart from science, what is involved to deliver a successful project and roll out new treatments to enhance patient benefits.”

Cornelia, Business Manager, Technology Transfer

Our locations

We have an office in London and scientific research facilities in Stevenage and Edinburgh. We also have a specialist science team working at the Francis Crick Institute in London.

Central London

Lynton House 

7-12 Tavistock Square 

London
WC1H 9LT 

Stevenage

Accelerator Building
Open Innovation Campus 

Stevenage
SG1 2FX 

Edinburgh

Nine Edinburgh
BioQuarter 

9 Little France Road 

Edinburgh
EH16 4UX 

Make life science life changing. Apply today.

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