Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment



  • North West
  • £39,000 - £44,000
  • Engineering & Software

About this job

A leading scientific instrumentation manufacturer are offering an exceptional opportunity for a Physicist to become part of their dynamic R&D team, designing and developing state-of-the-art mass spectrometers.

Our client is an industry-leading scientific instrument manufacturer, delivering products with wide-reaching applications, including proteomics, batteries, and medical diagnostics. As a member of the R&D team, you will work cross-departmentally to investigate, develop, and implement MALDI-TOF-MS based technology, producing design specifications and technical reports. You will be hands-on, working on commercial mass spectrometers, including time-of flight, electrostatic optics and electrodynamic components. With excellent writing and communication skills, you will carry out scientific data analysis and bring an innovative approach to working in a multidisciplinary, fast-paced environment.

This role is offered on a full time, permanent contract and will be based at our client’s facility in Manchester, with some flexible working options.

Candidates are encouraged to apply who:

  • Hold a MSc or PhD or equivalent in Physics or Chemistry (or related)
  • Have a background in design and development of complex analytical equipment (MALDI, TOF, ion optics, electron microscopes, high vacuum systems)
  • Knowledge of design tools (SIMION, CPO, COMSOL etc.)
  • Basic coding (Python, MATLAB etc.) is desirable.
  • Experience in an ISO environment would be beneficial

Apply today to be considered!

Keywords: Research, scientific instrument design, vacuum systems, UHV, Ultra High Vacuum, vacuum chamber, sputtering, ion source, quadrupole, tandem, ion trap, ion optics, MALDI, ToF, Time of Flight, time-of-flight, mass spec, mass spectrometry, Physics, LC/MS, LCMS, LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, GCMS, GC-MS, GC-MS/MS, ionisation, ionization, XPS, surface analysis, tandem, Automotive, Scientific, Instrumentation, Medical Devices, Aerospace, North West, Liverpool, Manchester, Chester, VRS8247BH

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