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Scientist - immediate start

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Dependent on experience
Closing date
3 Nov 2021

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Graduate, Postgraduate, Biology, Molecular Biology
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Full Time
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Are you an experienced Scientist or a Biological Sciences graduate with laboratory experience looking for an exciting new job opportunity?

We are currently working an exclusive project and looking for a number of Associate Scientists and Scientists to be a part of an expanding team for a healthcare and diagnostics company in the Middlesex area. You will ideally be able to start immediately or on short notice. These positions will also include shift work up between the hours 08:00 - 00:00.

As the Associate Scientist / Scientist, you will be involved in performing assays for assessing the presence of SARS-COV-2 in human biological specimens. This will include preparing samples, following SOPs and working in a Biosafety Level 2 laboratory.


Your duties as the Associate Scientist / Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for reconciling the human biological specimens delivered with the specimen manifest from the Clinical team according to the safety guidelines and relevant procedures.

2. As the scientist, you will perform viral inactivation, relevant sample preparation, extraction and PCR assay according to test procedures and then review test results against Quality Control data, tracks and records data and results in the appropriate LIMS database or relevant IT system.

3. You will follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Risk Assessments as applicable, ensure timely and accurate completion of all paperwork as well as strictly adhere to BSL 2 precautions in the laboratory.

4. As both the Associate Scientist and Scientist, you will be working in a fast paced environment and communicating across a cross-organisational team so you need to be able to work collaboratively and in a matrix.


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

1. Relevant degree or diploma in a biological subject and experience working in a laboratory is required for both level of positions. For the Scientist level, you will need to have had significant experience working in at least a Biosafety Level 2 laboratory.

2. For the Associate Scientist, you will need to have had experience following SOPs and Risk Assessments and additionally for the Scientist level, you will need to have experience in RNA extractions and PCR assays.

3. For both levels, excellent communication skills to be able to work across a fast-paced organisational team and exceptional planning and organisational skills with excellent attention to detail is required.

Key Words: Associate Scientist | Biological Science | Molecular Biology | PCR | RNA | GxP | Biochemistry | Diagnostics | Healthcare | Life Science

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill
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