Senior Scientist - Method Development

Dependent on experience
24 Jan 2017
21 Feb 2017
Eve Hegarty
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Study Director / Senior Scientist to join the Method Development Group of the Analytical Services Department of a leading life sciences company based in the Berkshire area. As the Study Director / Senior Scientist you will be responsible for leadership and flawless execution of Method Development Studies in the required timeframe to a high quality standard.


Your duties as the Study Director / Senior Scientist - Method Development will be predominantly office based with occasional laboratory time, however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Leading GMP Method Development studies acting as the single point of control through study lifecycle, ensuring work is scheduled and performed as per agreed study protocol for both GMP and non-GMP studies.

2. Write and review Method Development study protocols, reports, SOPs and policies to agreed timelines as defined by Project timeline. You will be required to manage several work stages simultaneously.

3. Technical Review / Scientific interpretation of data, highlighting any unusual or atypical results and leading appropriate investigations. You will be responsible for leading deviations, investigations, OOS or OOT investigations with minimal support.

4. You will liaise with customers about specific study results as required in support of analytical product representative and support customer audits and regulation.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Study Director / Senior Scientist - Method Development we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a life sciences related discipline, plus relevant experience gained within a GMP Biopharmaceutical environment.

2. Proven industry experience with a range of analytical techniques, specifically Capillary Electrophoresis and QPCR, but also ELISA and HPLC.

3. As this is a Senior role with client facing responsibilities, you will be expected to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills. You will also be expected to have experience working within the limits of safety, quality, cost and regulation.

Key Words: Senior Scientist | Study Director | Stability | Biopharmaceutical | GMP | analytical | Capillary Electrophoresis | QPCR | ELISA | HPLC | Method Development | Assay Development

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.