Senior LC-MS/MS Scientist

27000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP27000 - GBP35000/annum
14 Apr 2017
28 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting opportunity for an accomplished analytical chemist to join a renowned international research laboratory in a challenging and diverse role!

This is a unique opportunity to join a world leader in bespoke analytical services. Primarily lab-based, you will be undertaking small molecule quantitative and qualitative analyses by LC-MS (including High Resolution Accurate Mass and QQQ) and GC-MS of a range of samples. You will identify rare compounds and critically interpret data, working with a high level of autonomy, coordinating analytical projects from sample preparation through to final report.

Primary responsibilities include:
• Sample preparation/extraction
• Developing and validating novel methods and analysing samples by LC-MS, and GC-MS
• Running and basic maintenance of instrumentation
• Writing project plans and reports on a regular basis and scientific papers as appropriate
• Presenting of results

Key requirements:
• BSc in Chemistry or related field
• At least 2 years hands-on experience with LC-MS is essential, GC-MS experience desirable
• Experience developing novel analytical methods
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Positive attitude and inquisitive nature

This is a challenging and rewarding role for which all applicants with an appropriate scientific background, enthusiasm and willingness to learn are encouraged to apply!

LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, HPLC, GC, GC-MS, small molecules, method development, bioanalysis, pharmaceutical, drugs, forensic, environmental, food, toxicology, validation, confirmation, VRS5291AF