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Hyper Recruitment Solutions
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
21 Oct 2023

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Biotechnology, Quality Control
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are currently looking for a Senior Histopathologist to join a leading Biotechnology company based in the Cambridgeshire area. As the Senior Histopathologist you will be responsible for leading the entire Clinical Histology laboratory, whilst ensuring a variety of routing and specialised histology techniques and procedures are met to a high standard.

This is a great opportunity for a scientist to transition from the public clinical sector, and step into a innovative biotechnology company with huge opportunities to grow whilst contributing to early stage cancer research.


Your duties as the Senior Histopathologist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will lead the performance of routine and non-routine activities involved in handling, cutting, and distribution of tissue slides for microscopic evaluation either manually or automated in accordance to SOPs.

2. You will regularly troubleshoot and resolve histology related inquiries ensuring the production of the highest quality of embedding, microtomy, tissue grossing, tissue processing H&E staining, stays consistent to the company's demands.

3. You will perform validation tests throughout the set-up of the department and adhere to laboratory Quality Control policies, whilst identifying and raising problems that may affect test performance.

4. You will lead and train, mentor, and develop junior members of the team, ensuring appropriate guidance needs are met to enhance overall productivity.


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

1. Relevant BSc/MSc degree in a scientific related field such as Biomedical Science, Biology etc. You'll need to be HCPC registered.

2. Proven experience working in a clinical laboratory environment where you have worked in a histology laboratory, and had responsibility over junior staff members.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with tissue staining, grossing, and processing within a clinical environment.

Key Words: Histology | Clinical | Biomedical Science | Biomedical | BMS | Biotechnology | Biotech | Cambridgeshire | Cambridge | Senior Scientist | Histologist | BSc | MSc | Tissue Staining | Tissue Grossing | Microtomy | Immunohistochemistry | SOP | NHS | QC | Quality Control | Pharma | Cancer Research | Histopathology | HCPC | H&E staining | Tissue Processing | Leadership | Senior

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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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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