Research Scientist Placement

You will be working projects that include the largest Clinical Research Study of its kind ( EMPOWER-1). This study is designed to reduce health inequalities that exist between ethnic populations in the UK (

You will need to be trained as a Research Scientist. On completing your induction and training, you can start independently carry out indepth data analysis, with continued team-debriefs. There is a requirement that daily activity tables are electronically sent to the Director.

We offer two unpaid placement opportunities:

  • Summer placement (between June – September 2022). This role is open for any interested applicants.
  • 12-month Undergraduate placement (starting summer 2022). This role is ONLY open for undergraduate students.
Research Scientist Placement
Research Scientist Placement

Key Responsibilities:

  • The work requires attention to detail and a scientific mind to extract the key information from different sets of data, which may include scientific papers and reports.
  • You will also be directed to specific pharmacology, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacogenomics resources as well as molecular biology and drug databases.
  • You will be required to extract, review and analyse key data and then populate that in pre-formatted report files.
  • You will present your findings with the team to discuss any similarities/differences

Skills that the young person will develop:

  • You will have gained skills working as a Research Scientist, which opens up opportunities to working different roles in the field of scientific and medical research.
  • You may also develop key transferrable skills such as effectively communicating with a broad range of people as well as gaining confidence to presenting to the team audience.
  • You will gain the skill to accurate analyse and identify trends within the data extracted.
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About Future Genetics:

Future Genetics is a precision medicine research company whose focus is simply the patient.

We are focused on improving the healthcare of different ethnic populations in doing so and strive to have a broad and inclusive team of researchers and scientists to help reduce the current health inequalities faced by female and ethnic minorities populations.

Our UK-based research programmes are designed to address medical challenges that are faced by the NHS.

A key focus is to help reduce the challenge of health inequality by running clinical studies that include patients and healthy people across all communities and ethnicities (

Next steps

Please forward a copy of your CV to, specifying which role and placement you are applying for. For undergraduate placements, please send your application using your university email address.

We will contact applicants that have been successfully shortlisted for interview within one month of them applying.

We wish you all the best!