Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Analytical Chemist


  • South East
  • £25,000-£26,000
  • Analytical Chemistry

About this job

Rewarding opportunity to join a successful Drugs of Abuse testing laboratory!

Primarily lab-based you will undertake a range of projects, screening for drugs of abuse in biological samples using both LC-MS and GC-MS instrumentation. You will be responsible for the entire analytical process, from the preparation of biological samples such as urine and hair, to analysis using LC-MS and GC-MS instrumentation. You will also have the opportunity to troubleshoot instrumentation and methods as required.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Minimum BSc in Chemistry (or equivalent)
  • Hands-on experience with LC-MS and/or GC-MS instruments
  • Understanding of ISO17025
  • The ability to analyse data

Due to the nature of the work undertaken, you must have lived in the UK for the last three years to pass mandatory security clearance screening.

This is an exciting opportunity for a graduate with LC-MS/GC-Ms experience to make the transition into Forensics, or an accomplished Analyst to take the next step in their career. If this sounds like the role for you then apply today!

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Key words: LC-MS, GC-MS, LC-MS/MS, GC-MS/MS, mass spectrometry, chromatography, triple quadrupole, laboratory, analytical chemistry, method development, method transfer, biological samples, urine, oral fluid, hair, toxicology, bioanalysis, forensics, drugs of abuse, drug testing, instrument maintenance, troubleshooting, Twickenham, South West London, London, South East, Heathrow, Slough, Feltham, Hounslow VRS8700MP

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