Scientists/Senior Scientists/Study Director

Job Title: Scientists/Senior Scientists/Study Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Depending on experience
Start Date: 01/10/16
Reference: 67510-PHARM-FRC
Contact Name: Fareen Choudhry
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 09, 2016 11:46

Job Description

Scientists/Senior Scientists/Study Director

Scientist of various levels are required to join a leading private forensic science service provider based in the Cambridgeshire area. My client is currently looking Scientists/Senior Scientists/Study Directors to join their Drug Development and Bio-Analytical departments.

You will be involved in the development, validation and application of bioanalytical methods for the use in either the Drug Development Services or Bio-Analytical department. 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.

Key responsibilities:

Key areas of work within this Bioanalysis for the Scientist position are:
1. Development and validation of quantitative LC/MS/MS methods for the analysis of drugs and metabolites in biological matrices.
2. Application of these methods to routine analysis of samples from preclinical and clinical studies.
3. Recordkeeping in compliance with GLP/GCP
4. Preparation of study plans and reports

For the Senior Scientist/Study Director role my client requires strong LCMS/MS skills and experience of working as a project manager (Study Director or Principal Investigator) in regulatory environment to strengthen their Bioanalysis group.

You should be able to oversee client projects from the establishment and development of methods, through the validation stage and on to its use in preclinical or clinical studies.

Candidates Criteria Scientist:

*Degree in a chemistry or analytical science, or relevant experience (or equivalent)
*Experience in a GLP/GCP accredited laboratory
*Experience of chromatographic techniques i.e. HPLC, LC/MS and ability to problem solve
*Familiarity with Watson LIMS (advantageous)

Candidates Criteria Senior Scientist / Study Director
*All of the above
*Previous Study Director and/or supervisory experience in a regulated environment
*Good understanding of mass spectrometry, uplc and bioanalytical extraction techniques
*Proven track record of carrying out method development, validation, sample analysis and troubleshooting problematic methods
*Experience with AB Sciex mass spectrometers and software
*Experience of managing bioanalysis projects in a customer focused organisation
*Good communicator with confidence and ability to talk directly to external customers

Get in touch with Fareen Choudhry for more information: / 01737 236 737

LC / LCMS/ liquid-liquid extraction / solid phase extraction / GLP / GCP / bioanalysis / Standard Operating Procedures / validation / method development / LC-MS / body fluids / biological material / Forensic / Chemistry / Analytical chemistry / HPLC / LC/MS/MS / bioanalytical extraction / mass spectrometers

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