Careers at Oxford Genetics

As a leading synthetic biology company, we employ people to help us in our vision of creating innovative technologies for drug discovery and development, in return we provide the resources and opportunities for building a rewarding career. Explore the possibilities here.

What's it like to work for Oxford Genetics?

Oxford Genetics develops pioneering technologies that streamline biopharmaceutical design, discovery and development
which is why we recruit only the best from across the globe to join us on our mission. We are focused on
providing our employees with a rich and rewarding work life, developing their skillsets and supporting their
own personal aspirations. We also like to reward our employees with the following benefits...

  • Social outings and activities
  • Endless amounts of freshly ground coffee
  • Company corporate employee discounts
  • Cash rewards for blogs and articles
  • Employee referral scheme activities
  • Health and wellness scheme activities
  • Long service benefits
  • Staff away days
  • Christmas party

Further Information

Our Mission

Oxford Genetics develops pioneering technologies that streamline biopharmaceutical design, discover and development which is why we recruit the best people to grow with us – join us to develop your career!



When we receive your application, we will look at it carefully to see if you are right for the role. We aim to contact all successful candidates within 2-3 weeks of application however, should you not have received a telephone call or an e-mail during this time, it means you have not been selected on this occasion.

Due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide feedback for candidates who are not selected for interview.  We thank you for your application and interest in Oxford Genetics.


Internships and Work Experience Placements

We do offer a limited number of Internship and Work Experience Placement opportunities each year. Our internship placements are usually for 12 months for those who successfully obtain Erasmus funding however, we have already filled our positions for 2018.

Should you be interested in an Internship Placement, please apply directly to the European Student Placement Agency Ltd, Unit 12, Brassmill Enterprise Centre, Brassmill Lane, Bath, BA1 3JN

Our work experience placements depend on individual need however, we have already filled our positions for 2018 and are unable to hold details on file. Thank you for your interest and we wish you luck in your future career.


Recruitment Agencies

Thank you for your interest in Oxford Genetics. We work with a very small panel of partnership recruitment agencies to support our business requirements.

We review our partnership recruitment agency list when necessary and welcome applications from recruitment agencies who would like to work with us in the future - to be considered, please submit your company information with terms and conditions to and we will contact you at our next renewal date, likely to be in 2019, should we need to, if you are shortlisted.

Speculative CV's will be considered by us to be a free gift, leaving us liable for no fees. Thank you for your cooperation.