Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Principal Mass Spectrometrist


  • South East
  • £Excellent + Benefits
  • Analytical Chemistry

About this job

Are you an expert Mass Spectrometrist with over 5 years’ LCMS/MS and Accurate Mass systems experience? Do you have experience within metabolite identification and/or structure elucidation? Have you developed and validated novel methods to GLP regulations?

Then this could be the role for you!

Our client is looking for an accomplished and motivated Principal Mass Spectrometrist to lead a small team of scientists identifying unknown metabolites and elucidating complex structures. You will provide technical expertise and guidance across the organisation, developing and optimising LC-MS/MS and LC-Accurate Mass methods within a range of complex matrices as well as being responsible for the training and supervision of staff.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Minimum BSc in Chemistry or related scientific discipline
  • 5 or more years’ experience using MS to identify unknown metabolites and impurities
  • Experience developing methods in GLP regulated laboratory environments
  • Previous experience managing/leading team
  • Excellent written and communication skills

This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive group within a leading international laboratory. The company offers an exemplary working environment and realistic opportunities for career progression.

Contact VRS now to learn more about this exciting new role!

Key words: Mass Spectrometrist, mass spectrometry, structure elucidation, Met ID, metabolite identification, team leader, senior scientist, managing team, analysis, impurities, metabolites, fragmentation patterns, HPLC, LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, accurate mass, GLP, Good Laboratory Practice, study director, South East, Essex, VRS5793FP