CCNet (Cambridge Cell Networks Ltd) is a cutting edge technology database and software company with a head office in Cambridge UK, and offices in Heidelberg and Novi Sad. CCNet is selling databases for safety assessment, software for predictive toxicology and scientific services. CCNet is a rapidly growing high tech company currently looking to recruit skilled enthusiastic people for its international highly interdisciplinary team. CCNet is a place where teams of pharmacists, chemists, molecular biologists and technologists use innovative intelligent technologies every day to tackle cutting edge scientific problems in pharmaceutical drug discovery and in the chemical industry. We usually recruit for new positions several times a year. You can send your application any time and we will notify you when the next selection round will take place.

Important for all candidates

If you are applying for any of the positions described below please send us your full CV, cover letter references, specifying for which office you are applying (Cambridge, Heidelberg, or Novi Sad) via email to: If you have scientific background please complete the online test described in the position description and include in your application.

Position: Sales Person/Sales Executive/Business Development job for high-fliers 

The job scope is to initiate contacts, manage and nurture new clients for CCNet.s products and services and thus to ensure profitable revenue generation in accordance with company.s revenue targets. You will be actively doing cold-calling, presenting the products via webexes and in person, managing the product evaluations, and negotiating budgets and contracts with international clients. Our clients are in R&D departments in multinational pharmaceutical and chemical companies in Europe, US and Japan, mostly PhD scientists and managers. You should enjoy frequent travelling for work in Europe and US and to working with people from different countries. Stellar advancement in business career in B2B business development are possible and depend solely on your abilities and performances, thus you must be highly motivated and enjoy challenges. We encourage both applicants with and without experience to apply. In order to complete the sales task you should be:

  • self-driven and committed to meet challenging sales targets
  • candidate should have a degree in pharmacy/chemistry/biochemistry/biotechnology/medicine but fast learners from engineering and economics are welcome
  • self confident, highly organized and adaptable easily and quickly to new situations
  • have strong communication, presentations and negotiation skills
  • perfect in written and spoken English
  • enjoy travelling mostly in Europe
  • excellent technical knowledge of software at the user level and fast adoption of new software are important as we are using modern sales techniques such as webinars
  • team work with the scientific support in Novi Sad, Heidelberg and Cambridge is essential

Position: Researcher

We are looking to recruit graduates in:

  • Biologist/Biochemist
  • Chemist/Medicinal Chemist
  • Pharmacy
  • Toxicologists

The positions will involve scientific investigation of the molecular mechanisms of drug and chemical action, including unraveling molecular mechanisms of disease and looking into tissue specificities. As a pharmacist or biochemists you will work with world-class scientists focusing on diseases such as oncology, metabolic disorders and inflammation. The chemist and medicinal chemist will research the correlation between chemical structures and toxic effects in humans and the environment. Your work might involve analysis of .omics data in the context of biomarker identification or mechanistic toxicology.

Everyday work will involve looking into diseases, human genes and proteins responsible for chemical actions.

Excellent written and spoken English is absolutely necessary for this job.

For candidates for these positions, we have prepared a selection of potential tasks arranged in two types of tests. We would appreciate if you could complete these test and send them to us. In addition to your test answers, let us know which tasks you find easiest, and any that were difficult or unclear. The tasks are made for different profiles and it is expected that people with different scientific background will find some of the tasks easy and others difficult.

For the links to the tests and instructions: click here