CK Science job of the week: 25/4/2017

This week we are recruiting for a Senior LCMS Scientist and an LCMS Bioanalysis Scientist to join a sport and specialised analytical services company that provides a range of contract analytical services. We have chosen both of these roles as the job of the week because:

  • These are exciting opportunities to join an international life science company that is a global leader in the laboratory services, measurement standards, reference materials, genomics and proficiency testing marketplaces
  • A rare chance to join an international group with well-equipped laboratory facilities including cutting edge analytical instrumentation and the opportunity to work on projects from conception to completion
  • Situated at the organisation’s state-of-the-art facility in beautiful rural surroundings in Cambridgeshire
  • Offers a generous benefits package including 25 days holiday, healthcare, dental care,  gym membership, travel insurance, restaurant and online discount card etc
  • Permanent full-time roles


The jobs:

Senior LCMS Scientist:

  • Offers a salary of £32,000 – £38,000
  • The role sits within a project based team, developing, validating and running analytical methods across a variety of matrices via the use of a number of instrumental techniques, including chromatography and mass spectrometry.
  • The role will also involve evaluation of new and existing technologies, interaction with clients, interpretation of scientific data, production of comprehensive scientific reports and presentation of data to internal and external audiences
  • Experience in working in an analytical chemistry laboratory
  • Experience of chromatographic techniques i.e. HPLC, LC/MS and ability to problem solve
  • Degree in chemistry or related subject (or equivalent)

Find out more about this job here


LCMS Bioanalysis Scientist 

  • Offers a salary of £21,000 – £28,000
  • Involved in the development, validation and application of bioanalytical methods for use in drug development services and the majority of the methods developed are qualitative and quantitative analyses of drugs, biomarkers and clinical markers in biological fluids, predominately blood plasma and urine.
  • The development and validation of quantitative LC/MS/MS methods for the analysis of drugs and metabolites in biological matrices and the application of these methods to routine analysis of samples from pre-clinical and clinical studies
  • Experience in working in an analytical chemistry laboratory and with chromatographic techniques i.e. HPLC, LC-MS etc. is essential
  • Familiarity with quantitative LC/MS/MS analysis, particularly Sciex instruments and the ability to work with minimum supervision is preferred

Find out more about this job here



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