Latest Science Jobs in the UK and Europe – 31/12/12

Here is a list of our latest science jobs in the UK and Europe. Click on the links below to find out more and be the first to apply!:

BedfScience jobs of the weekordshire:

CFD Engineer – FEA, Fluid Dynamics, Bedfordshire


Assistant Technical Co-ordinator – Sheffield

Assistant Technical Co-ordinator – Waste, nr Leeds


Science jobs of the weekQuality Assurance Technician – Powders, Lancashire

North East

Supply Chain Manager in Durham

QA Officer in Newcastle


Science jobs of the weekBlood Typing Market Support role in Livingston

Technical Manager in Scotland


Research Scientist, Tissue – West Sussex


Scientific Officer – East Midlands

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Latest Science Jobs in the UK and Europe – 26/11/12

Here is a list of our latest science jobs in the UK and Europe. Click on the links below to find out more and be the first to apply!:

MScience Jobs of the weekidlands:

HR Administration Assistant – Wolverhampton

Analytical Chemist – Staffordshire

Quality Manager in Lincolnshire

Process Manager – Lincolnshire


Senior QC Scientist – Pharmaceutical, Surrey

QC Microbiologist – Surrey

Senior Process Engineer – Water, Bedfordshire

Science Jobs of the weekSenior Electronics Engineer – Aerospace, Hampshire

Technical Support Chemist – Petrochemical – Berkshire

Quality Manager with QP Status – Hertfordshire

Shift QC Analyst – Berkshire

South West:

Microbiologist – Wiltshire


Research Scientist, Assay – LondonScience Jobs of the week

Analytical Chemist – London


Food Technologist – Yorkshire

Process Technologist – Yorkshire


Pilot Plant Chemist – Polymers, Humberside

NScience Jobs of the weekorth East:

Synthetic Organic Chemist – North East England

NPD Manager in Newcastle

Technical Support Chemist in Middlesbrough


EHS Compliance – Nuclear – Wales

South East:

API Plant Manger – South East

Europe:Science Jobs of the week

Mechanical Design Engineer – Water, Switzerland

Senior Process Engineer – Water, Switzerland

North West:

Senior GCMS Analyst – Headspace, Manchester

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Research Scientist – East Midlands

Naynesh Mistry at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Research Scientist – Fermentation R&D to join a leading biopharmaceutical company based in the East Midlands on a permanent basis.


As a Research Scientist you will join the R&D fermentation team and you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the producing gram quantities of recombinant proteins
  • Developing fermentation processes and providing technology transfer support
  • Be expected to work both independently and within a multi-functional team
  • Be responsible for performing fermentations, maintaining the professional standards of the laboratory
  • Documenting and communicating your work. 


The successful Research Scientist will have the following qualifications, skills and experiences:

  • BSc Life Science or PhD entry level or equivalent
  • Evidence of DoE (Design of Experiment), Microbial Physiology and Systems Biology understanding.
  • Good practical knowledge of fermenter and complementary technologies
  • Ability to work independently to deadlines, be flexible to changing priorities and be comfortable multitasking.
  • Team player with good communication and scientific writing skills.

If successful you will be joining a one of the leading companies in Biopharmaceutical and Bio innovation products.

Naynesh Mistry - Consultant at CK ScienceHow to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Research Scientist position contact Naynesh Mistry via email or telephone 0114 283 9956. Please quote reference SH24626 in all correspondence.

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Our Analytical candidates in the South, UK

CK Science is helping a number of excellent Analytical candidates currently based in the South of England. Please see below to find out more:


  • Reference:  00101815
  • Salary: £18,000+
  • Location: Will relocate from Essex 
  • Availability: Immediate                                          

This candidate is a recent MChem graduate with a placement year in the Polymer Materials industry. A flexible and driven graduate, he is keen to gain a role in industry which allows him to use his laboratory skills while developing further.

Throughout his placement year, he developed an array of skills including strong formulation, development & characterisation of various polymer materials (incl. adhesives); a depth of testing experience using physical (DSC, Particle Size, Viscosity), mechanical (Tensile, Friction, Stress) and chemical (HPLC, AA, GC, UV) techniques as well as running application testing of materials.

Currently looking for an opportunity to break into industry and available immediately to interview and start.

For more information, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email


Assay Development Scientist

  • Reference:  00101863  
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Availability: Immediate                                                          

This candidate is an experienced Assay Development Scientist and is immediately available to start work. She has worked with global pharma companies and has routinely run assays as well as developing and optimising new assays for novel targets.

She is highly experienced in tissue culture, including maintenance, transfection, cloning and use of mammalian cell lines and is also experienced with the production and purification of proteins, expressed in bacterial and mammalian cells-from initial vector construction, to analysis of the final purified product.

Available for an immediate interview and happy to relocate in necessary.

For more information, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email


Research Scientist

  • Reference:  00107455
  • Salary: £21,000+
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Availability: One Month                                         

This candidate is skilled in a wide range of techniques including  ELISA, Immunodot Blotting, SDS PAGE, Western Blotting, Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, molecular cloning techniques, BCA Protein Assay, protein purification, refolding by rapid dilution, protein concentration etc.

She is extremely bright and eager and is willing to relocate anywhere to secure a role.

For more information, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email

Method Development Scientist

  • Reference:  00108366
  • Salary: £28,000
  • Location: Swindon
  • Availability: Immediate          

This candidate is an experienced pharmaceutical development analyst looking for a new and interesting position, in a pharmaceutical laboratory. She has extensive analytical chemistry experience including Method development/validation using HPLC and RRLC, GC, UV spectrophotometry, dissolution method development and validation etc. and is skilled with stability and compatibility studies.

Having worked in senior positions she wants to secure a laboratory based position that will allow her to impart he knowledge to a team. She is immediately available and is looking for roles in the Oxon/Wilts area

For more information, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email


Senior Microbiologist

  • Reference:  00065887
  • Salary: £28,000 – £30,000
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Availability: Immediate                                          

This candidate is currently working as a Senior Microbiologist and is looking for her next challenge. She is experienced with a wide range of microbial tests including environmental monitoring, endotoxin test, sterility tests, bioburden tests etc. She is also experienced with developing new and managing existing methods and procedures to ensure continual improvement in testing to GMP standards and the validation of new methods and microbiological laboratory equipment. Other skills include supervising and training junior members of the team, participating in in-house audits as part of the QA quality system, carrying out investigative, problem-solving studies on failed batches and ensuring the completion of all associated GMP documentation.

As a Senior Microbiologist she enjoys this type of responsibility and is looking for a similar or more senior post. She is available on one months notice and happy to relocate.

For more information, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email



QA Specialist

  • Reference: 00078482
  • Salary: circa £30,000
  • Location: Hertford, will relocate
  • Availability: Immediate                                     

This candidate was most recently working as a Quality Assurance GMP Associate and is actively looking for her next role. Within this role she ensured compliance to cGMP activities related to the development of pharmaceutical products for use in clinical trials. She reviewed and approved production, analytical and other information/documentation accompanying the release of API, excipient, clinical suppliers and packaging components. She reviewed and updated SOPs and analytical test methods as well as reviewing Batch Analysis Reports, Batch Manufacturing Records, Batch Packaging Records and technical documents received from contractors. She also provided support to process and analytical method validation projects, managed product stability studies and ran and participated in Lean Sigma activities such as Quality Circles, MDIs and 5S audits.

She is available immediately and will relocate for contract and permanent positions.

For more information, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email



Analytical Chemist

  • Reference:  00110762
  • Salary: £22,000
  • Location: Happy to relocate from Herts
  • Availability: Immediate                          

This candidate has recently finished a contract with a global pharma company and is looking for his next role in industry. He has worked in analytical roles throughout his career and as such has excellent knowledge and experience with analytical techniques such as HPLC, GC, UV, IR, TGA, DSC etc.

He is available immediately and happy to relocate anywhere.

For more information, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email

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Our best Pharma & Biotech candidates…

The Consultants here at CK Science are currently helping some excellent candidates who are looking for new positions in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries.

Please click on the links below to find out more about candidates currently based in your area:

South, UK

  • Assay/Cell Culture Scientist
  • Research Scientist
  • NPD Scientist
  • Method Development Scientist
  • Senior Microbiologist
  • QA Specialist
  • Formulations Chemist
  • Product/Manufacturing Technician


Midlands, UK

  • Validation Scientist
  • Pharmaceutical Analyst
  • Senior Laboratory Technician
  • QC Analyst


North, UK

  • QC Manager
  • GMP Technician
  • Senior Supervisor
  • Graduate Analyst
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Meet Our Pharma & Biotech Candidates…

CK Science are specialists in recruiting for the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.

Please click on the links below to find out more about our Pharma and Biotech candidates currently based in your area:

South, UK

  • Research Scientist
  • Protein Scientist
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Analytical Development Chemist
  • QC Analyst
  • Microbiologist

Midlands, UK

  • Senior Analyst/Laboratory Supervisor
  • QC Analyst
  • Scientist

North, UK

  • Senior Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • QC Analyst
  • Synthetic Chemist
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What Type of Job Can Your Scientific Degree Get You?

Scientific researchRecently graduated? Confused about what kind of science job your scientific degree can get you?

Here are some possible career paths for graduates whom have graduated in the following scientific disciplines:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Biology
  • Food Science



  • Biomedical Scientist: A Biomedical Scientist carries out laboratory tests on human samples to help diagnose illness and to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment.
  • Pharmacologist: A Pharmacologist investigates how drugs and chemicals interact with biological systems.
  • Clinical Research Associate: As a Clinical Research Associate you well set up, monitor and complete clinical trials.
  • Clinical Biochemist: Clinical Biochemists analyse and interpret patients blood assist in the diagnosis of disease.

Biomedical Sciences:

  • Biomedical Scientist: See above.
  • Microbiologist: Microbiologists observe, identify and monitor microbes. They also develop new techniques, products and processes.
  • Research Scientist: Research Scientists plan and conduct experiments to increase the body of research into medicine.
  • Toxicologist: The main role of a Toxicologist is to plan and carry out laboratory and field studies to indentify and monitor the impact of toxic materials and radiation on human and animal health.


  • Analytical Chemist: Analytical Chemists perform structural, quantitative, product and formulation analyses.
  • Clinical Biochemist: See above.
  • Scientist – Process Development: This job involves scaling up processes developed in the laboratory so that they can be used in large scale manufacturing.
  • Scientist – Product Development: This job involves taking ideas developed in the research stage and developing and formulating to the point where new products can be manufactured.
  • Toxicologist: See above.


  • Microbiologist: See above.
  • Clinical Research Associate: See above.
  • Clinical Molecular Geneticist: As a Clinical Molecular Geneticist you will use biochemical and molecular biology techniques to identify generic abnormalities associated with disease.



  • Microbiologist: See above.
  • Toxicologist: See above.
  • Biomedical Scientist: See above.
  • Haematologist: Haematologists specialise in the study and analysis of blood and blood-forming tissues linked to disorders.



  • Research Scientist (Medical and Life Science): See above.
  • Pharmacologist: As a Pharmacologist you will investigate how drugs and chemicals interact with biological systems. The aim of this job is to understand drugs and their actions so thy can be used effectively and safely.
  • Clinical Molecular Geneticist: See above.

Food Science:

  • Food Technologist/Scientist –Product Development: In this job you will work in three main areas:
  • 1. Product Development
  • 2. Quality Assurance
  • 3. Retailing

The main aim of a Food Technologists job is to produce food which is safe and nutritious and has a consistent flavour, texture and colour. You will also develop existing products.

Search for jobs in biochemistry, biomedical sciences, chemistry, biotechnology, microbiology, biology and food sciences now.

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Research Biochemist – North East of England

Our client is a contract R&D and manufacturing Biopharmaceutical Company based in the North East of England and they require a number of Research Biochemists at different levels to join their downstream purification project team. Positions are available on both a temporary and permanent basis.

Working as a Research Biochemist, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary project team and be responsible for developing and scaling up processes and supporting their transfer to cGMP manufacture.

To be considered for these Research Biochemist roles, you must have a degree in a biochemistry related subject or equivalent experience and some experience of working in a commercial biotechnology environment. Technical knowledge and practical experience of protein purification techniques including primary harvesting, column chromatography and filtration would be beneficial. Entitlement to work in the UK is essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving company in a fast moving environment at the heart of the therapeutic biopharmaceutical industry and will provide the successful candidate with ample potential opportunities for personal and career development.

To hear more about these Research Biochemist roles, please contact Heather Deagle on 0191 3848905 or email, quoting reference DH19130 in all correspondence. If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign.

Alternatively, click here to apply for these Research Biochemist jobs now.

About CK Science

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Senior Protein Formulation Scientist based in Cambridge, UK

An exciting Senior Protein Formulation Scientist job has arisen at a global biologics unit based at a state-of-the-art Cambridge site. This site is home to around 390 employees, and serves as our client’s European hub for research and development.

This innovative company is committed to developing better medicines that help people live healthier, longer and more satisfying lives. The company’s main specialisms are focused on the areas of infection, respiratory and inflammatory disease, oncology and neuroscience.

Working as a Senior Research Scientist, you will be responsible for managing, coordinating and directing a team of scientists performing analytical work associated with the formulation development of proteins. You will ideally have a Biological Sciences related PhD, preferably with a strong biochemical component. You will also have a strong background in practical Laboratory industrial experience, preferably with protein analytical components. Additional requirements for this Senior Research Scientist role include:

  • Practical experience preferred of at least some of the following techniques: SDS-PAGE, Isoelectric Focussing, HPLC, UV-vis spectrophotometry, ELISA, fluorescence, DSC, general protein chemistry methodologies
  • Knowledge of thermodynamics
  • Good practical ability within a laboratory environment
  • Good management experience
  • Computer literate
  • A team player with excellent communication and organizational skills

If you believe that you are the right person for the job, please contact Jason Johal on 01438 723 500 or send your CV to, quoting Job Ref No. ST18728. Alternatively, to apply online click here.

CK Science is the second largest scientific recruitment company in the UK. Our team of specialist recruiters and career consultants are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry. We can actively offer you careers advice, help with writing your CV, assistance with your interview preparation and can provide you with up to date information about the industry.

To meet our consultants and to hear more about our current vacancies, please visit our Youtube Channel

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