Scientist - Mass Spectrometry

Dependent on experience
01 Jun 2017
29 Jun 2017
Eve Hegarty
Contract Type
Full Time
We currently have a great opportunity available for a Scientist with knowledge/experience in Mass Spectrometry to join a global life sciences company based in the Cambridgeshire area. As the Scientist - Mass Spectrometry you will be responsible for performing the sample preparation and analysis of samples from metabolism studies that are carried out and reported to high scientific standards in compliance to GLP, A(SP)A and HSE regulations. A Scientist will use resources, skills and effective planning skills to help achieve customer expectations in quality and timing. The role includes communication and working with internal customers and attending scientific meetings.


Your duties as the Scientist - Mass Spectrometry will be predominantly laboratory based, however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Conducting technical and scientific procedures with appropriate training and supervision. This will consist predominantly of mass spectrometry techniques, specifically for metabolism based projects.

2. Undertaking study / laboratory related activities, record keeping and checks, and participating in general laboratory housekeeping.

3. Becoming familiar with the preparation of results and developing an understanding of data interpretation. This will include use of on-line data capture systems and office computers.

4. Developing and maintaining effective communication and working relationships with peers, management, inter- and intra-departmental project groups and other customers including QA. This will include providing timely updates of study progress to their line manager and the Study Director such that accurate invoicing and revenue / forecasting can be achieved.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Scientist - Mass Spectrometry we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a life sciences related discipline, eg. chemistry, biological sciences, or similar.

2. A basic knowledge of Mass Spectrometry and associated sample preparation techniques.

3. Have worked or have knowledge of a GLP environment

NB: Although not a requirement for this role, having access to a car or bike is recommended to travel to and from site as there is no good public transport links in the area.

Key Words: Scientist | MS | Mass Spectrometry | Metabolism | GLP | Laboratory | Chemistry | Biology | Biological Sciences | Bioanalysis |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We 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 recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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