Senior Scientist – LC/MS

Senior Scientist – LC/MS
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

Do you have substantial experience of running Mass Spectroscopy for trace analysis?

Would you like to work for a leading pharmaceutical organisation in the Cambridge area?

My client is an established and successful analytical organisation, providing contract analytical services and chemistry consultancy to a range of Pharmaceutical clients. Due to continued expansion, they are looking to hire an experienced Senior Scientist – LC/MS to work within their Mass Spectroscopy laboratory focussed on pharmaceutical small molecule quantification.

The Senior Scientist – LC/MS will be focused on analytical and investigative studies using Liquid Chromatography coupled with Mass Spectrometry for quantification of small molecules at trace level in a wide range of pharmaceutical and biological sample matrices using LC-MS.

Working as a more senior member of the team the Senior Scientist – LC/MS will provide guidance and support to less experienced members of the team, passing on your knowledge and expertise.

The Senior Scientist – LC/MS will have contact with clients directly, you will scope out the requirements, determine timeframes, generate data, interpret the data to provide insights, and generate quality & robust analytical reports. This will involve managing analytical projects, which may include collaboration with different teams within the business.

As a Senior Scientist – LC/MS you will enjoy the benefit of working for a company that treats the health, safety, and wellbeing of employees as a priority. They ensure generous annual leave and provide a total wellness plan of benefits and services to support this approach for their employees.

To be considered for the Senior Scientist – LC/MS role you will need the following skills and experience;

BSc / MSc/ PhD in Biochemistry/Chemistry (or related scientific discipline)
In-depth knowledge and experience of LC-MS quantification of trace compounds
Comprehensive experience and theoretical understanding of liquid chromatography and sample clean-up procedures would be advantageous.
Experience of working in a GxP regulatory laboratory with strong understanding of GMP/GLP/GCP principles.
Strong method development and validation experience
Excellent communication, teamworking and organisation skills.
Good IT literacy skills
Key Words "Bioanalysis, Bioanalyst, Bioanalytical, CRO, Drug Development, Drug Discovery, GCP, GLP, GMP, GxP, LC/MS, LCMS, Mass Spec, Mass Spectrometry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Trace Analysis"

Application Instructions: 

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Application Closing Date: 
09 October