Senior Chemist Job (Biosensor, Medical Device) – Cambridgeshire, UK

Our client, an industry leading Medical Device Diagnostic organisation, are currently looking for a Senior Chemist to join their Research & Development Team based from their site in Cambridgeshire.


As a Senior Chemist, you will be responsible for project management of a multi-disciplinary project team involved in research into novel glucose biosensor technology for use in various diagnostic and point-of-care diagnostic applications.

Your duties will be split between people management of a team of Scientists & Engineers and hands on aspects including conceptualisation & design of the optical grating based sensors; conducting studies to devise methods of manufacture at lab scale as well as development of prototypes and test rigs in order to carry out verification, validation and test of sensor designs and method of manufacture.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join an innovative and industry leading Medical Device Diagnostic organisation, which are at the forefront of development in novel biosensor technology.

Qualifications and Experience:

To be considered for this Senior Chemist role, you will have a BSc / MSc / PhD in a Chemistry, Materials or Physical Science discipline (or equivalent) and proven practical experience in a product development function of medical device technology including demonstrated project management / people supervisory experience and working knowledge of polymer coatings & materials used in optical technology. Specific knowledge of diagnostic medical device / biosensor technology would be highly advantageous, but it is not essential.

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For more information or to apply for this Senior Chemist position, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email Please quote reference ST21767 in all correspondence.

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