Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Senior LC-MS/MS Scientist


  • East Anglia
  • £33,000-£38,000
  • Analytical Chemistry

About this job

Exciting opportunity for an accomplished analytical chemist to join a renowned international research laboratory in a challenging and diverse role!

This is a unique opportunity to join a world leader in bespoke analytical services. Primarily lab-based, you will be undertaking small and large molecule quantitative and qualitative analyses, primarily by LC-MS (including QQQ and Orbitrap). You will identify rare compounds and critically interpret data, working with a high level of autonomy, coordinating analytical projects from initial plan through to final report.You will play a key role in developing novel assays to further enhance the contract service repertoire.

Primary responsibilities include:

Sample preparation/extraction

Developing and validating novel methods and analysing samples by LC-MS (GC-MS and ICP will also occasionally be employed)

Running and basic maintenance of instrumentation

Writing project plans and reports on a regular basis and scientific papers as appropriate

Presenting of results

Key requirements:

At least 3 years hands-on experience with LC-MS is essential, GC-MS experience desirable

Experience developing novel analytical methods

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Positive attitude and inquisitive nature

This is a challenging and rewarding role for which all applicants with an appropriate scientific background, enthusiasm and willingness to learn are encouraged to apply!

Key words: LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, HPLC, GC, GC-MS, small molecule, large molecule, method development, bioanalysis, pharmaceutical, drugs, forensic, environmental, food, toxicology, validation, confirmation, VRS6105AW