Senior Scientist Sports Screening

Location
Cambridge
Salary
Experience Dependent
Posted
23 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Ref
J4430
Contact
William Blohm
Sector
Chemistry
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Scientist Sports Screening

Job purpose
We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working Senior Scientist to join our Animal Sports team.

We provide medication and doping control services to the animal sports sector, where the major of customers include the BHA, FEI, and GBGB. Drug screening for these regulatory bodies is carried out to protect the integrity of the sports and the welfare of the animal competitors. Prescribed methodologies based on ICP-MS, GC and LC-MS/MS (including high resolution Orbitrap technology) are used in the laboratory but these are routinely undergoing review and refinement. The laboratory must respond to the latest threats identified by the regulators and so method development and validation underpin all drug screening activities. As part of a team, the job holders will provide a high-quality analytical chemistry service to animal sports customers. All work will be performed under the ISO17025 quality standard.

Key Responsibilities:-

- You will have sound scientific knowledge with experience of chromatography and related techniques
- Knowledge and experience of mass spectrometry and particularly GC-MS and LC-MS techniques
- Knowledge and experience of high resolution accurate mass analysis (desirable, but training can be provided for the right candidate)
- Knowledge and experience of ICP-MS (desirable, but training can be provided for the right candidate)
- Operationally aware and able to contribute to improvements in output and efficiency
- You will be an excellent communicator, able to convey information accurately and concisely
- Team worker, able to work flexibly and with initiative to bring forward ideas

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