Be a part of a leading global life sciences organization and help make a difference in the lives or patients around the world. Our Harrogate site is nestled in a charming town in northern England.
FIND YOUR BALANCE
"I always knew I wanted to pursue a career and maintain my own individuality whilst having the family at home.” Watch to find out how Sue made that goal a reality as a study director in genetic toxicology, and learn more about how our Harrogate employees are helping to improve health and lives.
DEVELOP YOUR CAREER
From Jessica’s first job in the lab to her current role in program management, to Adrian’s passion for training others and watching them grow, find out how we’re investing in our employees so they can take control of their careers and make a difference at our site in Harrogate.
FIND A RANGE OF PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
We believe in harnessing science for human good. Find out how Simon and Emma have found their rewarding career paths, and discover what’s waiting for you in Harrogate.
Work with a Global Organization
With offices and labs around the world, Labcorp Drug Development is an exciting place to work. You will have opportunities to collaborate and learn from team members all over the world. Depending on your role, international travel may also be a possibility.
Who We Are
We’re looking for individuals of all experience levels to join us in Harrogate. Available entry-level positions include animal technicians and lab technicians, as well as roles in administration. We are also looking for experienced chemists, biologists and business professionals to join us in this meaningful work.
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Start a Career in Science - No Experience Necessary
Our Harrogate facility has a reputation for operational, service and scientific excellence and is recognized around the globe. We offer promising career options with no experience necessary, whether you want to work in animal care, the laboratory, security or administration. With our strong training program, you can feel supported in your career goals as you advance or explore different career paths. Join us and be challenged every day knowing that your work can help to transform healthcare and improve health and lives across the world.
Expand Your Expertise and Impact Millions
Here, you can transform healthcare and improve the lives of millions. Watch Ben’s story below to hear how he and a team of coworkers in Harrogate were asked to expand a project in our chemistry department and how their ability to stay nimble meant more sick patients received medicine faster.
Do Work That Matters
As the world’s most comprehensive drug development service company, we offer unparalleled opportunity to expand your expertise and advance your career in science. Watch Lindsey’s story to hear how she’s using our professional development programs to become a better lab manager, and how our work has helped her family.
Enjoy a Family and Community Atmosphere
Our teams at Harrogate are more than just work. We support one another and celebrate the diversity of our teams. We look out for each other, even outside of work and particularly when team members have relocated from other cities.
Community and Volunteer Opportunities
We consider the town of Harrogate an extension of our family, and we’re proud of the connection we’ve built with it. We offer opportunities to volunteer with local charity groups such as Pinewoods Conservation Group and participate in community events all year long, both during and outside of work hours, like the Halloween Walk.
Wellness Programs and Activities
Maintaining a great workplace is important to us, and it’s evident from the abundant number of wellness programs we offer, including healthy eating, mental health and a robust slate of onsite fitness classes, most of which are free!
Life at Harrogate
A quaint town in the heart of Yorkshire, Harrogate is a lovely place to come to work and call home. And its central location makes commuting from neighboring cities or the countryside a breeze. Whether you’re looking for a city or country feel, you can find it in Harrogate.
Harrogate hosts some of the best national and international events around. You can enjoy a world-renowned cycling competition, comedy or music festival, flower show or Christmas market. Drop in for afternoon tea, find a casual meal at a pub, experience the pleasure of fine dining or opt for something gluten-free.
Social & Nightlife
A compact city center makes Harrogate easily walkable, so it’s easy to take advantage of the many opportunities for dining and entertainment. It’s vibrant, with great shopping, nightlife and events like farmers markets, carnivals, concerts, theatre and more.
Historic Spa Town
Tradition and history abound in Harrogate, which boasts gorgeous architectural wonders that date back 300-plus years. This spa town attracts visitors from all over the U.K. and beyond with its multiple options for relaxation, including original Turkish baths that date back to the 1800s.
Consistently voted one of the happiest places to live in the U.K., Harrogate is a genuinely friendly, welcoming town—and safe too. Strangers and neighbors alike are quick with a smile and a “hello,” and there is a true sense of community about town.
Highly Rated Public and Private Schools
If you’re interested in moving to Harrogate and you have young children, you can rest assured that Harrogate’s schools—both public and private and at all levels—are very well-regarded. It’s truly a fantastic place to live for people of all ages.
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