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Research and Application Specialist

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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Closing date
4 Jan 2024

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We are currently looking for a Research and Application Specialist to join an exciting Biotechnology start-up based in the Edinburgh area. As the Field Application Specialist you will demonstrate new technology for labs, provide customer support including travelling to customer sites and troubleshoot equipment problems as part of a multidisciplinary bioscience team.

This role will prioritise up to 70% time for internal lab/ office based work and up to 30% travel, including overnight when required. Travelling will be project- dependent.


Your duties as the Research and Application Specialist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will participate in collaborator and internal projects aiming to generate biologically relevant data demonstrating the technological capabilities. This includes; experimental work, data analysis, report and presentation writing.

2. The Research and Applications Specialist will provide pre-sales support and training of the company's technology platforms to collaborators/customers, strategics as well as responsiveness toward future prospect partners' and/or investors' analyst teams.

3. You will also serve as a hyper-care point of contact for ring-fenced collaborators at first, followed by selected customers. It will be crucial to be the technical expert to translate customer pain points into requirements communicated internally to the relevant teams (bioscience, engineering, analytics's, quality assurance).

4. Another duty will be to behave as a role model, embracing & personifying company values in full accordance with the company's guidance and policies in place whilst applying strong situational leadership skills.


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

1. Relevant degree within life sciences (e.g., biological sciences, biomedical sciences, biology etc).

2. Proven industry experience in a customer facing role, specifically in the life sciences industry.

3. It is beneficial to have knowledge of cell-based culture and analysis platforms and associated data interpretation/statistical analysis such as flow cytometry, ELISA, qPCR.

Key Words: Research and Application Specialist | Biotechnology | Cell Culture | Spectroscopy | GLP | GMP | Cell Analysis | Application Specialist | Bioreactor | Technical Expert | Customer Support | Laboratory |

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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