About Engage Scientific

Founded in 2007, Boston-based Engage Scientific is a leading, highly-focused Life Sciences talent acquisitions agency.  In a highly competitive market, we are able to bring together the best talent available with the most innovative pharmaceutical and biotech companies supporting North America and international organizations.  

Our services include Contingency, Retained/Executive Search, and Contract placements. Our core practice areas include development, operations, and manufacturing opportunities from Individual Contributor to C-Level Executive roles. Specifically within Analytical, Research & Discovery, Formulations, Manufacturing, Medical Director, Medicinal & Process Chemistry, Pharmacology/DMPK/Toxicology, Process Development, Project & Program Management, Quality Control, Supply Chain and Translational Science. 

Our expertise and depth of experience allows us to maintain one of the largest industry networks of candidates, both passive and active, that look to us as a trusted advisor who provides advancement opportunities that match career objectives. We thoroughly screen and prequalify candidates for a number of factors including motivation, leadership, expectations, and technical capabilities.

Why work with Engage Scientific?

Our expertise and depth of experience allow us to maintain a thorough understanding of the candidate marketplace which most importantly includes well qualified, passive candidates that do not apply directly to job postings.  In addition:

  • We are highly focused on specific functional areas within the pharma/bio industry. We know where to uncover the best talent with pinpoint accuracy, ultimately shortening the timeframe from search to hire.
  • We attentively listen to your needs in order to fully understand the critical qualifications required of a candidate to ensure a successful hire.
  • We are committed to delivering the candidate of choice by managing both our clients' and candidates' expectations through each step of the interview and hiring process.
  • We thoroughly screen and prequalify candidates for a number of factors including motivation, leadership skills, expectations and technical capabilities before being submitted. 

What types of Jobs do you fill?

  • We specialize in development, manufacturing, and operation direct hire and contract positions at all levels in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.  

What level candidates do you work with?  

  • Because we cover a broad range of scientific positions, from C-level executives to Bench-Level scientists, our candidates' experience and education vary greatly.  

Where do you find your candidates?

  • We are a proactive search firm, meaning we reach out to prospective candidates for each assignment.
  • Our staff works through our well established database, referrals, and direct & online networks to uncover the most qualified candidates.
  • We maintain active memberships in multiple organizations affiliated with the biotech and pharma industries.

Through this well-established network, we have compiled a candidate database of thousands of highly qualified individuals within Engages's respective areas of recruiting expertise.  We also utilize one of the leading applicant tracking database systems in the search consulting industry.  This system enables us to locate the most qualified candidates for our searches in an effective and time efficient manner. 

We are happy to provide references should you desire them.